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Sharp pain upper right chest/shoulder area past two days. Asthma non smoker, fairly good health. No wheezing, advair and ventolin. What could it be?

Sharp pain upper right chest/shoulder area past two days. Asthma non smoker, fairly good health. No wheezing, advair and ventolin. What could it be?

Chest pain: Does it increase with taking a deep breath? Is it affecting your breathing? Asthmatics can have a spontaneous pneumothorax that can cause such symptoms. You may want to call your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Sharp, shooting pain in upper right chest area when taking a deep breath or coughing?

Sharp, shooting pain in upper right chest area when taking a deep breath or coughing?

Possible nerve issue: This could be a variety of causes. It could be an irritated nerve. It could be muscular. It could also be an inflammation of the area where the rib inserts, costochondritis. typically all of these are self-limited, but an evaluation if it persists is warranted. ...Read more

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Past 5 years severe chest pain,doc say i pulled something,heal in 6-8 wks.still having sharp pain right in heart area,been to ER many times,no answer.

Past 5 years severe chest pain,doc say i pulled something,heal in 6-8 wks.still having sharp pain right in heart area,been to ER many times,no answer.

See a cardiologist: There are many possible causes for a chest pain like lung problems, muscle pain and gastrointestinal problems. Regardless, chest pain is always a "red flag" and visit to a cardiologist for comprehensive evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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Had sex last night, afterwards started getting this extremely sharp pain in my stomach&tail bone area, &i had chest pain(like some1 sitting on me) help?

Had sex last night, afterwards started getting this extremely sharp pain in my stomach&tail bone area, &i had chest pain(like some1 sitting on me) help?

Sounds muscular: Sharp pains typically represent pain when inflamed tissue is moving (like chest wall/abdominal wall ). Symptoms described as heaviness ("someone sitting on chest") could relate to cardiac causes but could also be due to respiratory difficulties (ex asthma), as well as stress-anxiety/hyperventilation symptoms. Additional history and exam are required. See your doc if it continues. ...Read more

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I have chest pain, short sharp pain. should i go to a&e?

Yes: Get it evaluated. It may be nothing but important to know what it is so you can be treated ...Read more

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chest pain, which sends a sharp pain up to the face and vision gets blurry ?

 chest pain, which sends a sharp pain up to the face and vision gets blurry ?

Chest pain: Given the symptoms you describe you either need to see your doctor as soon as possible or get yourself to the nearest Emergency Room! ...Read more

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Dull chest pain, left chest. Turns into a sharp pain briefly when deep coughing ?

Chest pain: Insufficient detail to guess at cause etc ,Id suggest an in person or virtual consult via the Concierge service. ...Read more

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Hi, ive just woke up with chest pain in my left side, tried turning over several times but the pain was like a sharp pain everytime I tried. ?

Hi, ive just woke up with chest pain in my left side, tried turning over several times but the pain was like a sharp pain everytime I tried. ?

Chest pain: If you are a young guy, with no family history and relatively healthy the risk of this being heart is low. In addition if it is reproducible with movement you are more than likely facing musculoskeletal. Twitter @christianassad ...Read more

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I am having this chest pain lately for a few days now. It felt like a very sharp pain and i can't relax from it...I had costocondritis before, help?

I am having this chest pain lately for a few days now. It felt like a very sharp pain and i can't relax from it...I had costocondritis before, help?

Costochondritis: Costochondritis can recur, and if you can reproduce it by pushing on the area, or if it gets worse with it deep breath, that is the likely diagnosis. See your doc to make sure. ...Read more