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I'm having sharp pain in the middle of my chest right below my bra line. What could be causing this? And how do I stop it?

I'm having sharp pain in the middle of my chest right below my bra line. What could be causing this? And how do I stop it?

Several possbilities: There are several possible explanations and so you should see your primary MD. These include the bra is too tight, cardiac issues(less likely) muscle spasm or costochondritis and reflux to name a few. A good exam will include more history than we can get here and a physical to evaluate the causes and order the appropriate tests and initial treatment. Keep me posted ...Read more

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I suddenly had very sharp pain in the middle of my chest when I would breathe in. There was also pain in my upper back at the same time. Thank you!

I suddenly had very sharp pain in the middle of my chest when I would breathe in. There was also pain in my upper back at the same time. Thank you!

Precordial catch: This is a relatively common occurrence termed "precordial catch". The exact cause is unknown but it is felt to be when a dry spot on the lung lining sticks to the wall of the chest and the stretching when you breathe in causes the sharp pain . These are benign and will do no harm but they are dramatic. The best way to handle it is to "bite the bullet" and rapidly breathe in deeply. ...Read more

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Hello sir. I feel a sudden sharp pain in the middle of my chest when i stretch or suddenly move. I go to the gym about 4 times a week. The pain stays for about 30 minutes. Within that 30 minutes. it hurts if i cough, sneeze or breath deeply. It doesn't h

Musculoskeletal: meaning: pain originating from muscles/ligaments/tendons/bones in the middle of your chest, not related to an inner organ like your heart, as it is reproducible by movement not occuring at rest. You need to rest your muscles, apply analgesic cream and warm compresses to the area, and possibly painkillers. if pain persists check with your doctor for further treament, wish you wellness ...Read more

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Hi im 22 and have a sharp pain in the middle of my chest between breasts..hurts when i breathe in and out but no shortness of breath?

Probly not serious: But, could be a musculoskeletal, pulmonary, or related to the membrane that covers the heart, or nothing. Can't pursue it further in this limited space. Ur doctor by asking more questions, examining u and doing some rather simple tests should be able to arrive at a diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on middle of my chest.

Many reasons: Reason can be ardiac, gastrointestinal, or musculoskeletal. If with your chest pain, you have shortness of breat, nausea, vomiting, sweating, or the chest pain goes down your left arm, this maybe a sign of a heart condition. You should call 911 or seek medical attention immediately. If you do not have the above symptoms, i would seek the advice of a primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Whats causing sternum pain? Sharp pain in middle of my chest, last few secs-5 minutes then goes away and might come back if i get up. Not daily, random

A number of causes: Including: foodpipe or the windpipe problems are the commonest cause of pain there. Most likely its inflammation of the foodpipe (esophagitis). Other causes include a bony lesion, like costochondritis, and very rarely a heart or the large blood vessels issues, at your age. See your pcp to be diagnose/treat you. Maybe sleeping with head propped up about 30 degrees (on 2-3 pillows) would be helpful. ...Read more