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Hello just wondering if you could help Me have been having sharp pain on left hand side of chest been getting it since last night what could it be?

Hello just wondering if you could help
Me have been having sharp pain on left hand side of chest been getting it since last night what could it be?

Lots of things: you don't share age or history, so it's hard to know. The scary cause of left sided chest pain is cardiac. thats more likely if you have cardiac risk factors and the pain is worse with exertion. If it hurts with breathing think lung problems. Much chest pain is musculoskeletal. If it persists or you have fever or cardiac risk, it's wise to get checked out locally. ...Read more

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I feel like am been given a really bad bear hug when I breath n I've started to have sharp pain in my left hand ?

I feel like am been given a really bad bear hug when I breath n I've started to have sharp pain in my left hand ?

Dyspnea: If these symptoms have come on suddenly, I suggest you get seen by physician. Sudden onset of dyspnea one would consider asthma, spontaneous pneumothorax, pulmonary embolus, cardiac problem. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left hand side right under the ribs every morning right when i wake up. What is it?

Needs to be checked: Any pain in left side of chest needs to be evaluated by your doctor.We don't have enough information to advice you what it is or may be.It may be pain in cest wall, pain due to esophageal reflux, pain related to your lungs, pleura or heart at your age. If you are getting these pains daily it is about time you see your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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There's a sharp pain in my left hand that extends to my lower arm. This pain comes and goes. What could it be?

Carpal tunnel?: It's possible this may be related to carpal tunnel if the pain is centered on the palmar side of your wrist. Pain from this can extend up to the arm. ...Read more

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Why when I finish eating I get a sharp pain on my left hand side below my clavicle?

Why when I finish eating I get a sharp pain on my left hand side below my clavicle?

Carpal tunnel syndro: Sound like you have carpal tunnel syndrome. Antiinflamatories do not help as this is not an inflammatory problem. You need to see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Ive got a very sharp pain on my left hand side below my ribs. Sort of a the bottom of my waist. Basically the middle and left hand side. Any idea?

Severe pain needs 2B: Evaluated by a doctor. The possibilities include anything from a muscle spasm to a problem with your kidney or something else such as pancreatitis. Even if the pain comes and goes, if it's severe you deserve to get it checked. I realize you are in the UK, but the emergency services are working even now. You might be waiting for a bit, but better to err toward caution. ...Read more

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I feel a sharp pain in my left hand radiating down my fingers. Should i see a neurologist?

I feel a sharp pain in my left hand radiating down my fingers. Should i see a neurologist?

Yes: Most neurologists are head neurologists though, so find yourself a peripheral nerve neurologist that does emg's and can examine you and confirm whether your symptoms are due to carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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Hi i have a sharp little pain in left hand side of chest when turning. Would this be heart related? I'm 21 and female thanks x

Atypical chest pain: As your pain is precipitated by the movements it is most probably musculoskeletal in origin. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp chest pain & left hand tingling?

What can cause sharp chest pain & left hand tingling?

A: Heart condition is the most concerning cause, such as an mi. Go to the er or doctor asap with this symptom. ...Read more

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I'm feeling a sharp pain on top of my left hand below my knuckles when I put pressure against it? Help please.

I'm feeling a sharp pain on top of my left hand below my knuckles when I put pressure against it? Help please.

Not likely serious: If you have punched anything, it is possible you could have broken these small fragile bones. But if not, and if there is no swelling, no discoloration, no redness, heat or anything else and the skin is not broken, this is probably nothing. Don't push on it! But soak your hand in warm water or apply a warm washcloth, gently, 3 or 4 times daily. It will probably go away. ...Read more

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Why do I suddenly get a sharp stabbing pain in my left hand side near my groin area?

I do not know: Best to get an eval with a sharp stabbing pain in your l groin area. Muscle strains/sprains, ovaries, l sided pelvic structures, the large bowel, and the chance of a possible hernia can all be possible causes. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have sharp shooting pain in my left hand and middle finger does that mean signs of a heart attack? I'm 28 years old and a female.

I have sharp shooting pain in my  left hand and middle finger does that mean signs of a heart attack? I'm 28 years old and a female.

No: The typical pain from a heart attack is shoulder to arm. The pain you describe is more neurological. Still be safe and check it out. Rare things always happen. ...Read more

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Sharp pain randomly comes and goes in the left hand side ribs really hurts for a good ten mins then goes for a while then again will start up ?

Sharp pain randomly comes and goes in the left hand side ribs really hurts for a good ten mins then goes for a while then again will start up ?

R/O PLEURITIS: PLEURITIS=inflammation of the lining of the lung and Pericarditis = inflammation of the lining of the heart can both cause referred shoulder pain. As well as a PE=Lung blood clot. You need a full exam lab testing CXR/EKG/Shoulder X-ray to evaluate your symptoms . Please seek prompt medical attention for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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