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Sharp pain on left side of brain, towards the front. Feels like headache but more of a intense pulsating pain?

Sharp pain on left side of brain, towards the front. Feels like headache but more of a intense pulsating pain?

Left side of head?: We generally, believe that the brain itself is not able to "feel" pain....Although it interprets it and processes it very well! Therefore, I believe it is more like your pain is on the left side of your head radiating to the front in a pulsating manner. This is certainly consistent with at least 1 commonly described symptom of migraine pain. Best that you talk to your doctor about good options. ...Read more

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Who do I call for sharp pain left side of chest?

Who do I call for sharp pain left side of chest?

"Stitch"?: A sharp, stabbing pain on the inner lining of the chest that increases when you breathe in is caused by a little fold in the membrane that lines the chest cavity. A very deep breath may end it, and in any case it is transient. If this is not what you are having, a physician office visit may be in order. ...Read more

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All a sudden I've got really sharp pain left side of navel. When pressure is applied eases it a littke?

GI: It could be a mild case of diverticulitis.....any fevers or chills? If you have been constipated, this could put you at risk for diverticulosis and subsequent diverticulitis. ...Read more

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Sharp pain left side lower rib cage?

Need tests to treat: If pain is sharp, need to find thecause by exam and tests to find the cause, please see your doctor, or go to nearest er. ...Read more

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What to do for sudden sharp pain left side of chest?

What to do for sudden sharp pain left side of chest?

See your doctor: Chest pain, especially left sided can be the result of cardiac disease. Please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Sharp pain, left side of back, mid section. Pain is getting worse. No paineds taken yet. Could it be a pinched nerve?

Sharp pain, left side of back, mid section. Pain is getting worse. No paineds taken yet. Could it be a pinched nerve?

Nerve Impingement: Can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones in the neck area. It can cause muscle spasm and pain in the neck. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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Sharp pain left side back mid back under shoulder blade?

Sharp pain left side back mid back under shoulder blade?

More info: There are many things that can give you those symptoms. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Worse with stress? ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pain left side directly under my armpit that gets worse when lying on my left side.

Underarm: Underarm pain can be tricky. There are many of possible causes. Please go in to be checked as some of those causes are not as benign as others. ...Read more

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After having intercourse next day why do I get poking sharp pain left side of my abdomen it's my 6th day of cycle?

Needs to be checked: The pain can be due to
1pelvic inflammatory disease
2endometriosis
3ovarian cysts
4interstitial cystitis
5some sexually transmitted disease
6vulvodynia
7vaginismus
68urinary infection
7 physical injury
consult your doctor and ask questions if you have any and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain left side of neck that's on off. Heat helps. Posture and stretching seems to bring it on more. Is this serious? I'm 18 and scared.

I have a sharp pain left side of neck that's on off. Heat helps. Posture and stretching seems to bring it on more. Is this serious? I'm 18 and scared.

Unlikely: Many neck issues in your age group are brought on by poor posture esp slouching or lack of exercise. Use of. Computers, carrying a heavy backpack can also aggravate your neck and upper back muscles. Try to look at your posture to make sure you sit and stand fully erect. That's a place to start. ...Read more

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I been having Sharp pain left side of my chest by the armpit?

I been having Sharp pain left side of my chest by the armpit?

More info: There are many things that can give you those symptoms. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Worse with stress? ...Read more

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What can cause sharp pain left side of chest, no heart problems, ?

What can cause sharp pain left side of chest, no heart problems, ?

Ribs, lung: It sounds as if you have had detailed cardiac testing and all normal. Sharp chest pain can be from rib or muscle in chest wall, an irritated surface nerve or from the lung or lining of the lung (the pleura). You can get chest pain from the esophagus, but less likely to be sharp and more likely in the center. ...Read more

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My wife has sharp pain left side under belly button. Started about 4 hours ago. Just when walking sometime sitting? Thanks in advance.

My wife has sharp pain left side under belly button. Started about 4 hours ago. Just when walking sometime sitting? Thanks in advance.

Could be a hernia: Small hernias at the belly button can cause this type of pain. They are typically characterized by a small lump under the skin. Having said that, the belly button is the site of referred pain from the midgut portion of the intestines, and could signal an intestinal problem brewing, such as appendicitis. See your dr. If worse or persistent. ...Read more

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Why am I having sharp pain left side of stomach near belly button?

Why am I having sharp pain left side of stomach near belly button?

Need more info!: Abdominal pain can be an emergency to a mild problem. Let's begin by seeing your primary care doctor. I can't even recommend otc meds because: I don't know enough about your symptoms; I don't know if you have tried anything. The shortcut. See your doc. If you have none- a walk in clinic! But one thing. Pain near the belly button suggests a small intestinal cause! ...Read more

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Had sharp stabbing pain left temple earlier lasted 20 mins, tonight I was just relaxing had a sudden sharp pain left side of chest out of knowhere?

May be a fluke: Or the chest pain if recurrent will need attention. Go to the closest healthcare provider and request examination. You may be surprised that it can lead to some reassurance, or some real pathology. ...Read more

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If I have a heart murmur does that mean I can have heart problems? Get sharp pain left side of chest.

If I have a heart murmur does that mean I can have heart problems? Get sharp pain left side of chest.

Depends: On why you have the murmur. In simple terms a murmur is some type of abnormal flow across a heart valve. It's either too tight a hole or too loose a hole. An echocardiogram can help measure the problem. Many murmurs are called innocent. That is there is an abnormal sound, but the appearance of the valves on echocardiogram are normal. ...Read more

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Throbbing to sharp pain left side of chest arms not numb what could it be?

Throbbing to sharp pain left side of chest arms not numb what could it be?

Many possiblities: Unfortunately without much more information (such as the circumstances of the discomfort, your age, and the presence of cardiovascular risk factors) there is no way to know what the likelihood is of a cardiovascular cause of pain. Cardiac pain, musculoskeletal pain, pleurisy, pneumonia, reflux can all cause this. If it is persistent then an evaluation with a doctor is advised. ...Read more

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Sharp pain left side, what are signs and treatments for bruised rib/pulled muscle there? Pain comes and goes

Sharp pain left side, what are signs and treatments for bruised rib/pulled muscle there? Pain comes and goes

Anti-inflammatory: A pulled muscle is certainly a possibility, especially at your age, and would be more tender between the ribs. A bruised rib would be more tender directly on the involved rib. Try an oral anti-inflammatory (ibuprofen - aka Motrin or advil, or naproxyn - aleve) for a week or two, and see a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Sharp pain left side chest. Not going away. Shortness of breath. All heart tests negative. Also, circular spot on right side. Similar to ringworm.

Sharp pain left side chest. Not going away. Shortness of breath. All heart tests negative. Also, circular spot on right side. Similar to ringworm.

Chest pain: If you did have negative work up and it seems that way give Ct scan and such. However, your symptoms persist. I would take fluids and NSAID regularly for a week. The likely cause would be pleurisy. ...Read more

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Sharp pain left side throat when swalling, nose bleeds left nostril only. Lasting a week so far, no fever or other symptoms.

Sharp pain left side throat when swalling, nose bleeds left nostril only. Lasting a week so far, no fever or other symptoms.

Sore throat: Without fever and things like that it could be chronic post nasal drainage especially since you live in the artic cold right now. Trying nasacort (triamcinolone) AQ OTC and saline nasal spray may help ...Read more

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Chessy pain left side feels like a dull Sharp pain for 2 days 23 years old stress echo EKG and x Ray clean?

Chessy pain left side feels like a dull Sharp pain for 2 days 23 years old stress echo EKG and x Ray clean?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Upper chest pain, left side closer to my armpit. Had it for a month, comes and goes, feels kind of like achy/sharp pain above my heart?

Upper chest pain, left side closer to my armpit. Had it for a month, comes and goes, feels kind of like achy/sharp pain above my heart?

See thoracic surgeon: Begin with pcp, if no help concider vascular or thoracic surgeon. Your first rib could pressing on the vessel causing symptoms. Thoracic outlet syndrome is remote possibility. ...Read more

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Upper chest pain, left side closer to my armpit. Had it for about 3 years, comes and goes, feels kind of like achy/sharp pain above my heart?

See a doctor: From the type of pain and it's location it does not seem to be anything serious. However it's better not to take any chances so please see a doctor to evaluate and to do atleast an E.K.G. and xrays. He might decide to do more tests if necessary. ...Read more

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Chest pain left side near heart felt when I laugh move sometimes lay on that side pain felt in arm and back bone on left side. Sharp pain?

Musculoskeletal: Anything that hurts worse with movement is usually in the muscles or joints. This could be a rib strain or costochondritis. Either way, an anti-inflammatory (advil (ibuprofen) or aleve) may help. ...Read more

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I've been having flank & back pain, left side. There 's no kidney or ovaries. Chiropractor didn't help. Sharp pain when inhaling 1st thing in morning.?

I've been having flank & back pain, left side. There 's no kidney or ovaries. Chiropractor didn't help. Sharp pain when inhaling 1st thing in morning.?

See your doctor: If there's no kidney, that raises the possibility it has been removed utilizing a flank incision. These incisions are notorious for causing chronic pain and hernia. This would best be sorted out by seeing your primary care or better yet, your surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a pain left side of head comes and goes lasts-few secs behind eye and sometimes in my left ear can this be a brain tumour or Anuresym? 24/m

Probably not serious: Probably not a serious problem but it depends on how long you have been having these transient pains behind your left eye/ear. If the pains have been present for more than one month and if they are present most of the day then you should see you physician and consider an MRI of the head. If the pain is fleeting and not present long it is unlikely to be a brain tumor or aneurysm. Relax. ...Read more