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I started having a sharp pain in my chest very few minutes or so for the last 3 days.It happens at all times of day and night. I thought it might be acid reflux but i don't have any of the symphtons they list for that. The pain is in the center of my ches

I started having a sharp pain in my chest very few minutes or so for the last 3 days.It happens at all times of day and night. I thought it might be acid reflux but i don't have any of the symphtons they list for that. The pain is in the center of my ches

Chest : Chest pain should never be ignored. It is crucial that you seek emergency medical attention to determine if you are suffering a heart attack, especially if use of otc antacids are not relieving your pain. While chest pain can be attributed to indigestion, it is so important to go to the emergency room to have your cardiac status and labs assessed. Heart attacks are caused by a blockage in the heart that cuts off vital circulation to certain parts of the heart, causing tissue injury and chest pain is a sign of injury - this can be fatal! if you are experience severe chest pain or pressure, call 911, do not drive. ...Read more

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Im having chest pain especially when i breath deeply, there is a sharp pain in the right side of my chest and last night i couldnt hardly sleep?

Im having chest pain especially when i breath deeply, there is a sharp pain in the right side of my chest and last night i couldnt hardly sleep?

Something!: May be anything from trauma to your chest wall, pneumonia, pneumothorax, and a long list. See you pcp and give a complete history and be examined to get to the source. Some are serious. ...Read more

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Since last night, my son (15) has been feeling a sharp pain in his chest after drinking. Cold water has been the only thing he's tried. What is this?

Since last night, my son (15) has been feeling a sharp pain in his chest after drinking. Cold water has been the only thing he's tried. What is this?

See a doctor: Chest pain (CP) is very common in children, and it's uncommon for it to be related to the heart. It can be related to respiratory, musculoskeletal and even GI (Stomach) conditions. Without a complete history and physical exam, it's impossible to give you an accurate diagnosis. Sharp chest pain that hurts more when pushing on the area suggests musculoskeletal, and rest & ibuprofen helps. ...Read more

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I experienced a dull chest pain that woke me up late last night. It briefly became a sharp pain then subsided. I do have acid reflux and have been t?

Gerd ur age?: If you are less than 30 then it is ok you should take some take some antacids do not eat four hours before you go to bed and elevate your head while sleeping and if you are overweight lose weight and do not take a caffeinated or carbonated drinks and eat small portions if you are above 40 do EKG and get a treadmill test done thank you ...Read more

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Heaviness on my chest, sharp pain in both ribs but most in the right also having a pounding headache for 2 nights in a row. Only at night? What to do?

Heaviness on my chest, sharp pain in both ribs but most in the right also having a pounding headache for 2 nights in a row. Only at night? What to do?

Hummm: I am having a hard time connecting the two symptoms. The fact that the rib pain only occurs at night makes me think of a musculoskeletal pain, since it could be aggravated by recumbency. One diagnosis could be fibromyalgia. Another unlikely yet important possibility is temporal arteritis. If your headaches are accompanied by any visual change I would suggest you seek out a primary care physician ...Read more

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