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Sharp Pain In Left Breast And Back
Sharp stabbing pain under left breast that radiates to back when I breathe in. Typically worse in the morning. Had this for a week, what is it?!
See a doctor: The location of the pain is unusual, and the presence for a week is worrisome. Could be heart, lung, stomach, spleen, colon, kidney. ...Read more
Go to the doctor: Pain in the left chest that radiates to the arm or shoulder may be a sign of a heart problem. I can't make a diagnosis on the internet, but that is not a description I would mess around with. Even if this isn't an acute symptom, you need to discuss this with your primary care physician. ...Read more
My boyfriend is a 42 yr old male who has been having a sharp pain under his left breast and he feels it in his back in the same spot.
Pancreatitis: Please have your friend seek medical care urgently. ...Read more
I have this sharp pain on my left breast and under my breast also on my upper left back had some x-rays done they said everything seems fine...
Jabbing pains: Pinched nerves in the upper spine can cause sharp, jabbing pains in the back and radiation around the side of the chest and around the breast area. However an exam of the ribs, lungs and breast may be a good idea. ...Read more
I have this sharp pain above my left breast and my left breast itself. Should I go to the er? It started this morning went away, its back again.
Not ER issue: It makes sense to make a regular doctor's appointment for an exam but this is not a good reason for an ER. If it is still there as the week begins, call for an appointment and keep notes on the daily changes. Whatever it might be will almost certainly not become critical and if it does get much worse somehow or other symptoms emerge - the ER will still be there. Best! ...Read more
Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, feels like a "stitch" with both.?
Left sided pain: May be constipation or gas in the splenic flexure of the colon, may be from a kidney stone. Check U/A try maalox. I have also seen pain with mycoplasma/ ureoplasma infection in vagina without any vaginal symptoms responds to zithromax. rarely reflux seems too low or ovarian (need sonogram) f/u w/ urgent care ...Read more
What causes a sharp pain under my left breast that goes straight through my back? It's in the exact spot as the front. Pls help I'm a little scared
Sharp pain traveling from upper left back right below shoulder blade to under the left breast leaving a lingering pain as it travels. What could it?
Neuralgia: Pain radiating from under the shoulder blade around to under the breast may be due to compression (pinch) of a thoracic nerve as it travels along the under side of the rib. Sleeping in an awkward position is one cause. The pain can be severe. It's usually a temporary problem but can last for several weeks. If OTC NSAIDS don't help gabapentin can be very effective. ...Read more
More info?: Did you injure yourself? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Any nausea? Fevers? If this is recent you could try ibuprofen, heat, massage. If long standing or worsening see a doctor to begin workup. ...Read more
Stabbing pain from my back and through my left breast sharp pain happened twice laying on left side? 17 year old female
Stabbing pain: See your doctor for the possibility of shingles. ...Read more
Sharp pain lower back left side. Same pain is directly below my left breast at times when I lay on my left side, esp w deep breath. Like a stitch?
I have a sharp pain that goes thru my left breast into my back when I breath in. What could this be? Earlier to day I was stung by a couple wasps
See your Doctor: This could be a number of things. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Hello. Lipoma removed from my left breast 5years back. Now I have sharp pain (off& on)in left breast area, shoulder, arm, sometimes in right breast too.
Pain in left side of chest....Bp and heart rate good. Pain feels like it right under left breast. Sharp pain then goes away....Left back pain too?
I have a pain in my left shoulder blade that radiates down my arm and in my jaw and I also have a sharp pain in my left breast. What could this be?
Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade/back radiating to my left breast, left arm, neck. No breast lumps and breast does not hurt when its being touched?
Deep breath/pain: A sharp pain which actually stops the respiratory effort because of the pain, but when the breath is slowly inspired, disappears is probably "pleuritic" (lung) pain, caused when shallow breathing (while sitting at a desk, for example) allows the unexpanded lung surface to stick to itself like a collapsed balloon. A deep breath at that point causes pain as the lung expands. ...Read more
Sharp pain in left breast sometimes when breathing in. Happens once in a while and lasts for about a minute. Only hurts when breathing in but it's worst pain I have ever felt.
See a doctor: Pain in the breast while breathing in is not a specifically recognized sign of anything, however anytime a patient describes something as "worse pain I ever felt" that means you need to see a doctor asap, possibly even go to the er. ...Read more
I'm a 37 year old woman, I have anxiety disorder. Otherwise I'm in good health. For last four days I have experienced a soreness sometimes sharp pain in left breast. What could it be?
Chest pain: Chest pain could be due to muscular skeletal problems or anxiety. More serious causes of chest pain include ischemic pain, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, your internal medicine or pcp could offer the initial evaluation in non emergency cases and er physician in emergencies. ...Read more
It could be. Or: You could have sprained rib muscles on L side, causing pain. ...Read more
Yes, Muscular: If it is a sharp one time pain while doing a physical activity, I would agree with your doctor that it is not your heart. ...Read more
I have sharp pain in left breast feels like pulled muscle. Hurts when move arm or move wrong and when still. Slight pain in shoulder. Help please : (?
Sharp pain in the breast may be related to a "jammed" rib, called intercostal neuralgia. The pain is sharp and stabbing, may be in the front or back. A related condition is costochondritis, which is an inflammation of the cartilage where the ribs attach to the breastbone (sternum).
I advise that you see a good pain management physician.
Dr. Charles april is located in la. ...Read more
I am a 35 yof with intense sharp pain in left breast. I have an extensive medical history. I took Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10/325 but no relief. What could it be?
Breast pain: breast pain can be related to cysts in your breasts but it will tend to change depending on your menstrual cycle; breast pain that persists and with breast discharge or fever or other symptoms may mean something more serious. Any breast pain that does not go away in a couple of weeks should be discussed with your own doctor. Good luck ...Read more
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Pain underneath left breast could be coming from
chest wall, lungs or heart. Listing the various causes won't be helpful as you won't be able to diagnose yourself. If you are concerned you should see a physician for an examination. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more