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I'm 17 and all night I've had a sharp pain on my right hand side where my ribs are and when I touch them they do hurt its only when I move or breath?

I'm 17 and all night I've had a sharp pain on my right hand side where my ribs are and when I touch them they do hurt its only when I move or breath?

Chest pain-pleuritic: This sounds like pleuritic or costochondral chest pain (related to the cartilages that connect the ribs of the chest wall). It may be related to mild trauma from some activity, or a viral or inflammatory disorder. It is usually not serious for someone your age, and use of ibuprofen like medication will help it resolve in a few days to a week. Check with your MD if it doesn't resolve soon. ...Read more

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Iam 30 and every time iam due on a period I get a sharp pain in my right hand side after i've started my period it all settles down', what is it?

Iam 30 and every time iam due on a period I get a sharp pain in my right hand side after i've started my period it all settles down', what is it?

Hormonal-induced HA: As previously discussed, headache of any kind, location, characteristics, uni vs bilateral, associated symptoms (nausea, vomiting, flickering lights, almost any neurologic occurrences, etc) could occur from multiple causes. What you are describing is not an unusual accompaniment of menstruation. Other sx can sever lower abdominal cramps, irritability, etc. C gynecologist and/or internist. ...Read more

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Hi, I've been having sharp pain in the upper right hand side of my chest that radiates thru my back, should I see a Dr? I've had it for 4 days now

Hi, I've been having sharp pain in the upper right hand side of my chest that radiates thru my back, should I see a Dr? I've had it for 4 days now

Yes: It may be you have shingles about to break out, or can be one of many other things, some worrisome, some not. If your body has pains that aren't going away, get checked out. ...Read more

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Sharp pain bottom at the back right hand side of head just above the neck, frequently when hit or i move too fast. Please help?

Very common: Poor posture leads to a muscle strain and back/neck pain. Most patients do not have a serious spinal problem. However if your pain accompanied by neurological deficiency (numbness, weakness) call a doctor. Moist heat, stretch exercises NSAID (otc) aleve (naproxen) and good mattress are very helpful. If concerned see pcp for further investigation. ...Read more