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Intermittent sharp pain in upper right chest below collarbone. Veins in right arm much more prominent than left arm.

Intermittent sharp pain in upper right chest below collarbone. Veins in right arm much more prominent than left arm.

It could just be: Musculoskeletal pain however i'd still recommend u see ur dr and get checked for a heart and lung condition.More prominent veins on right arm could be from greater use of muscles on that arm than the left. Take care! ...Read more

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Im taking suboxen and vyavance and I just got I sharp pain in my upper right chest it went away after I bent over for a ill bet and I also had a beer?

Im taking suboxen and vyavance  and I just got I sharp pain in my upper right chest it went away after I bent over for a ill bet and I also had a beer?

Too much in the mix: I have all of my suboxone patients sign a contract, whereby they agree to not drink any alcohol while they are on suboxone, as it is not a safe combination. In my opinion, it is difficult to stay clean and sober while drinking alcohol, and i assume that is your goal. In addition, vyvance can have a habit forming potential, and for that reason, i don't prescribe stimulants to my suboxone patients. ...Read more

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I have a sweet taste in my mouth when i cough, a strange thud like feeling in my chest when i exhale, and a sharp pain in my upper right chest?

I have a sweet taste in my mouth when i cough,  a strange thud like feeling in my chest when i exhale, and a sharp pain in my upper right chest?

Costochondritis: The sweet taste is difficult to explain. The pain in the chest with breathing is probably costochondritis . This is due to an inflammation of the chest wall after a virus or a common cold. It is usually self limited and responds to Motrin 800 mg 3 times a day with food. If it does not improve over the next few days get a chest X-ray to rule out a walking pneumonia. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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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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RPh at work. No lifting, standing, filling Rxs. Sudden sharp pain upper right chest,collar bone,shoulder/arm pain. Poss causes?

RPh at work. No lifting, standing, filling Rxs. Sudden sharp pain upper right chest,collar bone,shoulder/arm pain. Poss causes?

Parsonage Turner: Syndrome. Check for any focal weakness or sensory loss. Sometimes this can be a late consequence of pleurisy or an isolated viral event. Degenerative conditions involving the shoulder and related structures would not present in a sub acute or paroxysmal fashion. ...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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I have sharp moderate pain in upper right chest and back when I breath. Just had Ekg heart was fine?

I have sharp moderate pain in upper right chest and back when I breath. Just had Ekg heart was fine?

See below: If it hurts only with a very deep breath, and also hurts stretching to either side with right arm extended above your head, or with twisting at the waist it's likely muscle strain or a pinched nerve. If it hurts with even shallow breathing, and not with the above exercise, viral pleurisy is likely. **However to make a definite diagnosis you need to see your physician and be examined. *See comments ...Read more

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1 wk post op pacemaker implant, now experiencing for 2 day sharp pain in upper right quad. Of chest with deep inhale. Pluerisy? Urgent, or wait a day?

1 wk post op pacemaker implant, now experiencing for 2 day sharp pain in upper right quad. Of chest with deep inhale. Pluerisy? Urgent, or wait a day?

Need to see MD!: I would see your cardiologist. Most likely from healing tissue but could be something worse. A good exam is needed and sometimes a chest xray as well. Sometimes complications will occur days after a procedure. Call and talk to your cardiologist or md who placed device. ...Read more