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Sharp pain in right side of chest when coughing. What does this indicate?

Sharp pain in right side of chest when coughing. What does this indicate?

Rib out: From an osteopathic standpoint, you may have coughed a rib out of place. Over time it may return to normal but an osteopathic physician who specializes in manipulation may be able to help you. If you continue to cough, you will need to find the source. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in right side of chest at times not always while breathing inside ..What could be the possible reasons for this?

I have sharp pain in right side of chest at times not always while breathing inside ..What could be the possible reasons for this?

Pleurisy?: It sounds like pleurisy, which is irritation to the lining of the lung. It can be from many different causes, including infections. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Have a sharp pain right side of chest when leaning back . No pain when not moving . What could it be im a male ?

Have a sharp pain right side of chest when leaning back . No pain when not moving .  What could it be im a male ?

CHEST PAIN: Sounds like musculoskeletal chest wall pain. If you are a healthy young man with no known history of cardiac or long issues, I would not be concerned. Should resolve within the next several days, but if not, or if the symptoms worsen, follow up with your doctor or consider a trip to emergency. You may consider an anti-inflammatory medication. ...Read more

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I got a sharp pain in right side of chest while eating a turkey sub it lasted for less than a minute. What could it be?

I got a sharp pain in right side of chest while eating a turkey sub it lasted for less than a minute. What could it be?

Dysphagia: Sounds like some esophageal spasm - muscular contractions of the esophagus. Can be caused if not chewing food well enough, or with foods like the bread of a sub. Take smaller bites, don't rush eating, and drink plenty of fluids in between bites of your food. Slow down and enjoy the meal, instead of it causing you distress! ...Read more

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26/wf sharp pain n right side of chest. Have been told I have palpitations b4 but I have never felt pain till the past 2weeks. Visit the er?

26/wf sharp pain n right side of chest. Have been told I have palpitations b4 but I have never felt pain till the past 2weeks. Visit the er?

Doctor or E.R.: New onset worrisome chest pain of uncertain cause should be seen by a doctor right away, or at the E.R. If one's doctor is not available. Can't really tell if it is very serious or not, without an evaluation. ...Read more

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Clears by cardio. But have short sharp pain in right side of chest comes and goes. Being treated for Gerd. What else should I do? Had barium egd too

Clears by cardio. But have short sharp pain in right side of chest comes and goes. Being treated for Gerd.  What else should I do?  Had barium egd too

Probly nothing more: If it is fleeting, ie. Almost gone before you know it, it is likely musculoskeletal in origin. It is likely not serious since you have seen your doc who has ruled out the bad stuff. Right sided chest pain is highly unlikely to be due to the heart. ...Read more