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Sharp Pain In Chest When Yawning
I've been having a sharp pain in chest on the right side for days now. I've had it in the past every now and then, I also have MCTD if it helps.
Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more
Whole life I had this chest pain that happens rarely. I take a deef breath & I feel a sharp pain in chest, I feel a pop, & then its gone. What is it?
Pain when you take a breath in may be caused by irritation, inflammation or infection of the pleura/pleural space. As a precaution, I would advise a visit with your physician, since more information is needed, and a chest radiograph as indicated.
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Pain: Fleeting pain lasting a few seconds is tough to diagnose. It is likely not related to your heart. ...Read more
Anything else?: If you have shortness of breath or cough, if the pain feels like squeezing pressure or if there is arm or neck pain. If you are sweaty, lightheaded, dizzy, or nauseated with it, then go for immediate evaluation. If it gets worse or doesn't go away, you should seek attention. ...Read more
After reaching to grab something, felt a sharp pain in chest. The pain is on left side, 3rd rib. Sticks out & feel some swelling. What could this be?
Having sharp pain in chest when I eat or lay down for a week. What is this? Is this life threatening?
Chest pains: Many possibilities from musculoskeletal through cardiac.Get a more detailed answer ›
Left sided sharp pain in chest today. Comes and goes, random. Doesn't seem caused by anything specific. Upper chest and behind breast. Concern?
Chest pain: Yes it is a concern while it may be nothing workup is necessary to rule out cardiac condition ...Read more
Sharp pain in chest hurts to take a deep breath and to be in certain postures any thought what it is or is it just from sleeping on my side too long?
Pericarditis: The desctiption of your symptoms, plus your young age, makes your chest pain seem to be from "inflammation of the liniting of your heart" a.ka. Pericardits. You might consider taking Advil (ibuprofen)/Ibuprofen regularly and see if that helps over the next 72 hours, as long as you do not have any contraindication to Advil (ibuprofen). Other causes coul dbe musculosketetal (aka costochonditis) in case you lift weights. ...Read more
Sharp pain in chest-near heart, started yesterday, but only hurts when coughs & breaths. Had similar pain before but this is diff. -for my dad (45 y/o)
Sharp pain in chest with shoulder/back/neck pain. Dull ache constantly/sharp at times for 3 days. Worse at night.?
Musculoskeletal: Your description is of musculoskeletal pain - myofascial syndrome, costochondritis, muscular strain, stretch, or pull. Simple analgesics like Ibuprofen or naprosyn, (naproxen) rest, heat, massage, and time should help you feel better. If not, you'll have to see your doctor for more advanced therapy. ...Read more
I am having pain on my right lower abdomen that goes into my back, sometimes it's on my left side, extremely nause and felt sharp pain in chest.
Abdominal pain: Go get checked out by your doctor, lots of things can cause those sx, some benign, some serious............ ...Read more
35 years old female no heart problems, sharp pain in chest/heart. Only last a min. Hits anytime driving sitting takes my breath away, happening more?
Thudding in my chest which makes it hard to breath then it goes away, then I get dizzy then sharp pain in chest then leg vibrates/buzzes. What'swrong?
Sounds like you have: An arrhythmia causing your symptoms. Ask you health care provider to schedule you for a monitor to wear and correlate your heart rhythm with your symptoms. I'm sure you will be easily treated but need to make the diagnosis first. ...Read more
Sharp pain in chest above right breast. It is tender to the touch. I have no problem breathing. It hurts worse when I move or stretch. What is it?
Sharp pain in chest. Comes and goes. Last only a minute. Normal echo, stress and ekgs. Good blood work. Waiting on results of monitor, should I worry?!
No: It sounds like heart disease has been ruled out. Other causes include: gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophagitis, gall bladder disease, pleurisy, intercostal neuritis, myofascial syndrome, fibromyalgia, and neurocirculatory asthenia: just to name a few possibilities. ...Read more
Sharp pain in chest when inhaling or lying on side and aching pain in left leg... what could it be?
Go to Emergency.: You need to go to ED. You are describing a chest pain with musculoskeletal or pleuratic features. Given the combo of left leg pain with this Chest pain I'm worried that is a clot. It could be a coincident to have both but I think this could be serious and you need to go to the ED. Especially if you have leg swelling or redness or you smoke or obese or takes contraceptive or have family hx of clot. ...Read more
Took a deep breath and got sharp pain in chest ever since had pain in neck when breathing in and rib cage serious?
Probable pleurisy: Usualky viral. Get a chest x ray ...Read more
Been have unprotected sex all week while fertile 4 days out the 5. I have sharp pain in chest and at times feel nauseus & stomach hurts. Am I prego?
Pregnancy: Unprotected sex is a time proven method for becoming pregnant and as long as this has been known is the variety of symptoms women feel when pregnant. Your symptoms could be almost anything but are not inconsistent with pregnancy. A $15 pregnancy test would be a good option for you. Recurring or persistent abdominal pain and especially chest pain needs to be evaluated by a physician as well. ...Read more
10 year old son had brief sharp pain in chest. Afterwards started to have pain in right leg below knee. He says it is better when rests for a period.
Not likely serious: A 10 year old with a brief chest pain and a pain afterward in the right leg below the knee is not likely to have anything serious like a blood clot traveling to the lung unless he has been at bed rest or immobilized for several days or had recent surgery.**But if he's still having leg pain and points to his calf, or if he's significantly more tender in that calf than the other>go to ER to be safe. ...Read more
Help! Bloating sharp pain in chest sometimes hot terrible gas & belching for the past week. I'm sacred to eat. Pepto Pepcid (famotidine) AC and gas x does not work?
Dizzy lightheaded sharp pain in chest can last an hour or more tired all the time sweat what should I do had complete work up done two months ago and come up with nothing in the er
Chest: Chest pain with light-headedness and sweating (diaphoresis) are obviously concerning symptoms. I don't know what testing you had in the er though I am glad you were evaluated. That said, chest pain can't always have a complete workup in the emergency room, and sometimes needs other testing performed. Please see your regular doctor, such as a licensed internal medicine doctor or family practitioner. You may need further evaluation such as a treadmill test if you have not already had one. If a patient had persistent chest pain with those symptoms then it would be reasonable to consult their physician right away. ...Read more
Severe sharp pain in chest spreading to back, shoulder and neck. Shortness of breath on exertion and palpitations. I'm hypertensive. Should I worry?
Symptoms: With the symptoms that you present here, I would advise seeing a physician and getting checked out sooner than later. ...Read more
Pain: How bad it is on a scale of 1-10 and how long you have it? ...Read more
My left nostril blocked so I decided to pour water in my nose and inhale to let the water clean the passage then I had sharp pain in chest & headache?
If this is the first time you did it, one can get sharp pain in the head from sudden water rinse and from pressure change.
Chest pain could be related to this also, although I do not have explanation. I am sure by the time you are reading this response you are feeling better. ...Read more
Cramping sharp pain in chest when I move a certain way or bend, sometimes out of nowhere, pain level 10 don't last long normal xray EKG and cat scan?
Chest pain: Usually when you have pain that hurts when you move it is your muscles or bones in the chest wall that are causing the pain. However, there are many factors to consider about the best workup and how urgent you need the evaluation such as how long have you had it, how old you are and what other medical problems you have. If you are short of breath at all you should immediately seek medical care. ...Read more
After giving birth on Jan 8 I was given the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. I am having headaches dizziness sharp pain in chest. Are theses side effects? What todo
See your doc: These are concerning symptoms go and see your doc ...Read more
Last night I woke up with a severe pain in my upper right side of my back, tight chest, sharp pain in chest when inhaling. I had to sit up to relieve the pain. Finally fell asleep by lying on my left side with head up. I am currently on Coveram 5/10.
Horrible headache w/moderate heaviness in chest & burning pain in l/s arm & sharp pain in chest 5-6 on pain scale no sob cause? Hist:htn pcos
See doctor: Hard to say what this is as yet although such symptoms do require further investigation. Htn in 17 yo should be investigated to rule out secondary causes of HTN (like renovascular causes, hormonal causes). Pcos pts have a high incidence of Insulin resistance and increased risk for CAD due to a constellation of atherosclerotic risk factors. Check echo, consider pericardial disease, dvt, etc. ...Read more
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