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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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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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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.

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.

See a cardiologist: There are many possible causes for a chest pain like lung problems, muscle pain and gastrointestinal problems. Regardless, chest pain is always a "red flag" and visit to a cardiologist for comprehensive evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have chest pain, short sharp pain. should i go to a&e?

Yes: Get it evaluated. It may be nothing but important to know what it is so you can be treated ...Read more

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Chest pain right after singing. in the middle of my chest sharp pain. Didn't happen till after i stopped singing?

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

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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. ?

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. Twitter @christianassad ...Read more

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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.

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.

Sharp right sided: chest pain is unlikely to be cardiac especially in an 18 year old. It is most likely related to muscles and bones of the chest. A health care provider will be able to examine you and determine the most likely cause. ...Read more

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chest pain, which sends a sharp pain up to the face and vision gets blurry ?

 chest pain, which sends a sharp pain up to the face and vision gets blurry ?

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

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Dull chest pain, left chest. Turns into a sharp pain briefly when deep coughing ?

Chest pain: Insufficient detail to guess at cause etc ,Id suggest an in person or virtual consult via the Concierge service. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Costochondritis: Costochondritis can recur, and if you can reproduce it by pushing on the area, or if it gets worse with it deep breath, that is the likely diagnosis. See your doc to make sure. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Mgt/workup: 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

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Im having chest pain especially when i breath deeply, there is a sharp pain in the right side of my chest and last night i couldnt hardly sleep?

Im having chest pain especially when i breath deeply, there is a sharp pain in the right side of my chest and last night i couldnt hardly sleep?

Something!: May be anything from trauma to your chest wall, pneumonia, pneumothorax, and a long list. See you pcp and give a complete history and be examined to get to the source. Some are serious. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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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.

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.

Beaten up as in-: -abuse? Anxiety comes 2 mind first especially if still in the relationship. Seek cardiac eval by PCP then if ok get counseling & out of the relationship! ...Read more