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Sharp Pain In Upper Right Chest Area
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
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.
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
Can a shoulder injury be causing chest pain? Left shoulder is sore and taking deep breaths cause sharp pain in upper chest. 26/F
Yes: The muscles of your shoulder attach to the chest wall. Pain is often referred there. ...Read more
Yes: Get it evaluated. It may be nothing but important to know what it is so you can be treated ...Read more
Chest pain right after singing. In the middle of my chest sharp pain. Didn't happen till after I stopped singing?
Few causes: There are a few things that could be causing your pain. Most likely, you pulled the muscles and ligaments around the ribs and inside the chest. This may be sore to touch, and actually worsen for a few days before improving. Less likely, you can actually pop your lung by straining. That pain is usually more one sided. If at any time you feel short of breath, you need to be seen right away. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
I keep getting chest pain on the right side it comes and goes it'll leave for couple days then return sharp pain and lasts about 5min to 10min tops.
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
Chest pain: Insufficient detail to guess at cause etc, I'd suggest an in person or virtual consult via the Concierge service. ...Read more
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?
Whole life I had this chest pain that happens rarely. I take a deef breath & I feel a sharp pain in chest, I feel a pop, & then its gone. What is it?
Pain when you take a breath in may be caused by irritation, inflammation or infection of the pleura/pleural space. As a precaution, I would advise a visit with your physician, since more information is needed, and a chest radiograph as indicated.
A virtual appt available online. ...Read more
I suffer from anxiety. I get chest pain with it also, is that normal? It is a sharp pain that last for a few seconds then it goes away.
I'm having chest pain especially when I breath deeply, there is a sharp pain in the right side of my chest and last night I could hardly sleep?
Pleuritic cp?: There can be many causes...Please discuss with your physician. ...Read more
I'm having chest pain especially when I breath deeply, there is a sharp pain in the right side of my chest and last night I couldn't hardly sleep?
I experienced a dull chest pain that woke me up late last night. It briefly became a sharp pain then subsided. I do have acid reflux and have been t?
Gerd ur age?: If you are less than 30 then it is ok you should take some take some antacids do not eat four hours before you go to bed and elevate your head while sleeping and if you are overweight lose weight and do not take a caffeinated or carbonated drinks and eat small portions if you are above 40 do EKG and get a treadmill test done thank you ...Read more
Turn my head l & r (normal speed) & I get a sharp pain on the r side of my chest. Pain remains w/ deep breaths. 2days now. What can cause this pain?
Chest wall: The behavior of pain appears to be related to motion, i.e., neck movement and breathing. Pleuritic pain is elicited by breathing. But your pain also comes on with turning your head right and left. Anything related to chest wall most likely leads to your symptoms. Please see a physician if this persists. ...Read more
18 female 120lbs. Chest pain, crushing. Sharp pain in neck. Few days. On top that was beaten up. History of pain. Very nervous feeling. Scared. Help.
Left side neck paib comes n goes just cameon. No chest pain. Neck pain last for at least five minutes sharp pain. I just sharted crackin neck wen ts stif?
Stop cracking neck: Maybe related to your cervical (neck) spine. .. Nerves being pinched by cracking neck. .. ...Read more
I'm having random moments of deep chest pain, once every other day, lasting only 2 breaths. It's a sharp pain beneath my 5th rib, usually after caffeine. What is happening? How can I diagnose this?
Muscular/skeletal: Several issues: 1. Muscle/bone pain is very common in the young, especially if active and reproduced by movement, deep breathing, etc; 2. Sharp-stabbing pain lasting a few seconds is normal and typically indicates transient nerve compression, called the 'precordial pinch'; 3. Caffeine can cause some normal heart rate increase, which can be associated with chest discomfort. ...Read more
? heart lungs ribs:
There are a variety of causes for left chest pains. Cardiac problems would be most worrisome. At your age ischemic heart disease is unlikely. But pericarditis (infection or inflammation around the heart)is serious and a common cause for your complaint in someone 30s yo.
Lung disease like pleurisy are common but is distinguished by pain when breathing. Similarly with rib issues.
Pinched nerve? ...Read more
So my heart rate stays pretty normal im always scared that every chest pain is my heart. Like tonight I keep getting a sharp pain center of my leftrib?
Chest pains: May be gastritis/ gallbladder. If concerned get an EKG will note significant abnormalities and an echo which shows the structure of the heart. Stress test will demonstrate if there is ischemia (usually in the young an echo and EKG is enough), Try ranitidine or prevecid as that can help for GERD/gastritis, test for H pylori. Caffieine, energy drinks, cocaine can affect the heart. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
Hi I have had chest pain on my right side since yesterday I think it may be trapped wind it hurts when breathing in sharp pain and when I lie on right?
Inflammation: Inspiratory chest pain can be from inflamation of the lining of the lungs (pleurisy) caused by infection (pneumonia, etc) and other conditions. Pain may also originate fro the joints between the breast-bone and ribs. See a doctor if OTC pain killers and NSAIDs like naproxen or ibuprofen do not help ...Read more
More info needed: To better understand your condition and possible causes more info will be needed. Was there a specific event, like trauma or fall in October when the pain started? What are the circumstances now for the pain, when does it come, does it shoot down your arm sometimes or always? Are there any other symptoms associated with it? Would suggest seeing your doc or a Prime consult for clarification. ...Read more
What can cause chest pain only when breathing in? No other symptoms, just a sharp pain in the left side whenever I take a deep breath.
Sharp pain: Sharp, shooting chest pain on deep breathing can be caused by a pinched nerve or muscle in the rib cage, a rib injury or muscle strain, inflammation of the lung (pneumonia), inflammation of the lung lining (pleurisy), punctured lung, blood clot to the lung, etc. If symptoms persist see your physician for evaluation. Appropriate tests will be done. ...Read more
Chest pain after smoking e-cig extra heavily yesterday. Feels really sore if I move around but if I lie still it doesn't hurt. Sometimes sharp pain.
Have mild chest pain throughout the day also, feel tired most of the time. Get a very sharp pain every now and then in my left wrist. These happen mos?
Multiple: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. It may be of a serious nature and you should discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more
I have been having chest pain on my left side for about a month. Sharp pain, plus a family history of heart disease. What could this be?
Costochondritis: Chest main can have many causes and yes one of them can be cardiovascular. If you have a strong family history and the chest pain is happening while exerting yourself please go to your primary doctor and have them check your heart. Still musculoskeletal causes like costochondritis which is reproducible by touch or heartburn due to reflux are other frequent causes of chest pains. Visit your doctor. ...Read more
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