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I was lying on the floor, when I decided to get up my back felt really tight now I have sharp pain in upper back and chest.

I was lying on the floor, when I decided to get up my back felt really tight now I have sharp pain in upper back and chest.

Muscle spasm: Unfortunately of any age were allowed to pull a muscle we move it quickly when it has been either in a relaxed position and not ready for movements Also this type of pain will was referred pain has a muscle spazzes and other nerve endings are get involved in this type of pain plugging back and chest. ...Read more

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Whenever i breathe deeply i get a sharp pain in my upper back shoulder and chest area what can I do ?

Whenever i breathe deeply i get a sharp pain in my upper back shoulder and chest area what can I do ?

Pleurisy: You're describing pleurisy. It can be from muscular causes but an infection of the lungs, pleura and pericardium should be excluded. You need to see your doctor. Advil (ibuprofen) is a good treatment once more serious issues have been ruled out. ...Read more

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Bronchitis & asthma improving on neb and prednisone and antibiotics, but now sharp pain upper left back and chest worse when i breath in? Worrisome?

Bronchitis & asthma improving on neb and prednisone and antibiotics, but now sharp pain upper left back and chest worse when i breath in? Worrisome?

Cough or fever?: It depends on the pain, it can be from the infection or the exacerbated asthma. If it does not get better on the medications, call the doctor. ...Read more

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I have sharp upper back pain, that radiates all the way through my chest randomly throughout the day. I am only 22 years old, what could cause this?

I have sharp upper back pain, that radiates all the way through my chest randomly throughout the day. I am only 22 years old, what could cause this?

Chest pain: May be pleuritis, given your age and asthma issues. May be costochondritis, a very common problem also in your age group. Less common, but more ominous is cardiac pain--get that one checked asap. ...Read more

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I can't sleep having sharp chest and upper back pain?

I can't sleep having sharp chest and upper back pain?

Chest, back pain: Please make an appointment to see a medical doctor to discuss your chest and upper back pain and insomnia. A good history and physical exam can help rule out anything serious such as cardiac disease and the doctor can advise as to pain treatment. Often young women suffer from breast cyst pain and muscle/skeletal strain syndromes. ...Read more

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I have middle and upper back pain with sharp chest pains. What caused this and how do I treat it?

Chest pains: Pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Rec.: see your pcp for further investigation. Take care. ...Read more

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What would cause one sharp deep pain in chest to the left of sternum? No other symptoms. Chronic upper back pain.

Depends: To answer this question, we like to know the duration of this pain, the nature, provoking factors and relieving factors. Causes can be due to muscle strain, heart disease, lung disease, infections, tumors, esophageal spasms, blood clots, etc. Get checked out ! ...Read more

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I have had sharp shooting chest pains both side accompanied by upper back pain between shoulder blades. Sometimes worse by breathing why is this?

I have had sharp shooting chest pains both side accompanied by upper back pain between shoulder blades.  Sometimes worse by breathing why is this?

Discuss with MD: You need an evaluation, it could be nothing but will need an evaluation and good physical exam, to rule out heart or lung causes. In your age group it is most likley musculoskeletel, but still warrants an evaluation. ...Read more

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What would cause 1 sharp, 5 second, deep pain in chest to the left of sternum?No other symptoms.Chronic upper back pain.fear cardiac.PCP says heart ok

Muscular?: Often, sharp, brief pains in the chest are due to strained ligaments or joints In chest wall where rib joins to breast bone, called costochondritis. When you bend, turn, deep breathe, or cough this can cause brief stabbing pain. Usually heat to area and Advil or aleve (naproxen) can help. If pain continues to occur, or gets worse, or you get short of breath or other symptoms, see doctor again. Good luck! ...Read more