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I have a sharp pain in my chest what could it be?

I have a sharp pain in my chest what  could it be?

It could be any: Of the 100's of causes. It could be from the heart and circulatory organs, lungs and respiratory organs, esophagus and GI organs, nerves, musculoskeletal causes, skin origin, breast related. It is impossible to say without further details, examination, and imaging tests. Go see a doctor. ...Read more

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When I yawn, I get a very sharp pain in my chest. Is this normal?

When I yawn, I get a very sharp pain in my chest. Is this normal?

Almost certainly: During a yawn the chest wall expands which stretches many of the muscles connected to the chest wall. If these muscles are irritated or strained (particularly the intercostal muscles that sit between the ribs) you will experience a sharp pain. ...Read more

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I need advice on what to do with this sharp pain in my chest , i can barely breathe?

See your doctor: this question, and the issues it might be are very complicated. you should see your doctor for evaluation. if this is an acute issue you might want to go to the emergency room at the hospital. ...Read more

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I feel very sharp pain in my chest about once a day, along with skipping heartbeats. Why?

Not sure: sharp pains are not likely related to the heart . the palpitations could be the cause or the result of whats going on . A cardiac event recorder an echo ,as well as some labs may be helpful. ...Read more

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I had a fountain drink this morning and had a sharp pain in my chest and I passed out and still have that same pain?

I had a fountain drink this morning and had a sharp pain in my chest  and I passed out and still have that same pain?

Need additional help: If you are trying to make a correlation between soda, sharp pain and passing out there is none. More critical evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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Lying down in bed I sometimes get a sharp pain in my chest, depending how I move. Perfectly healthy otherwise. No pain when standing. Any ideas?

Probably musculoskel: Positional pain that is reproducible is most likely going to be a musculoskeletal issue. It could be a irritation in the lining of the chest cavity (pleuritic or pleurisy). With lying down, you will have organs move with position (heart, lung, etc) and this can cause pain if there are adhesions, inflammation, or other processes. Probably no significance but with recurrence, i'd get it checked! ...Read more

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What might be causing this sharp pain in my chest?

What might be causing this sharp pain in my chest?

CP: Causes of chest pain: emergent causes: needing immediate attention- heart attack, aneurysm, clot in the lungs, pneumonia or pleurisy, cholecystitis non urgent causes: esophageal spasm, acid reflux, costochondritis, musculoskeletal causes, intercostal neuralgia check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my chest to the left side of my body what could this be?

Rule out angina: At your age and sex you need to make sure this is not an heart-related pain. See a doctor for a stress test and ekg. If that is normal consider tzietz's syndrome, which is an inflammation of a joint where a rib joins the breast bone, and which readily responds to cortisone injection. ...Read more