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Sometimes I have a sharp pain on the left side of my chest but my blood presure is fine?

Sometimes I have a sharp pain on the left side of my chest but my blood presure is fine?

Musculoskeletal pain: Sharp pain that is reproducible and continous is usually muscluoskeletal especially in a young with no family history or risk factor. See a physician to evaluate for other causes. Hopeful no drug use like Cocaine is involved. Gi causes can also present with chest pain. ...Read more

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I am a 26 year old,F, I am having sharp pain on the left side of my chest that hurts more when i breathe. It also radiates down to left leg. 3x a day.

I am a 26 year old,F, I am having sharp pain on the left side of my chest that hurts more when i breathe. It also radiates down to left leg. 3x a day.

See a doctor: If you are worried, see or at least speak with your doctor. Go to an er if you don't have a doctor. I am a psychologist and not a medical doctor, but it sounds like you may need some live advice & i'm just here on my computer and wanted to respond quickly. ...Read more

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I've been have sharp pain on the left side of my chest under my armpit to my collar bone when i breath or laugh etc. Any help ?

I've been have sharp pain on the left side of my chest under my armpit to my collar bone when i breath or laugh etc. Any  help ?

Multiple reasons: With no disrespect, especially at your age, have you had any implants.? Are you having any breast soreness, raising the possibility of mastitis. Do you work out frequently and could have pulled a muscle .? Rarely the top of the lung can collapse on one side causing your symptoms, have yourdoc listen to your lungs and then order a chest x ray if appropriate. ...Read more

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I keep getting sudden and sharp pain in the left side of my chest .Between my ribs and sometimes under.

I keep getting sudden and sharp pain in the left side of my chest .Between my ribs and sometimes under.

Muscle Spasms: There are many layers of muscles over the ribs and between the ribs. These are muscle spasms and are not in any way related to your heart. Next the doctor can work with you to figure out what is causing these spasms. ...Read more

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Yesterday and today, while just sitting, i felt a sudden, sharp, pain in the left side of my chest. Help?

Consider: Visiting your regular doctor. You could get a cardiogram to see the electric wiring of the heart, an echocardiogram to see the hearts function and the flow of blood. ...Read more

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Why do I have sharp pain in the left side of my chest, neck, and shoulder?

EXAM: These symtoms require a thorough physical examination and chest xray, call your private physician. ...Read more

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Felt a sharp pain in the left side of my chest when I changed position, and I couldn't take a deep breathe, relieved in secs after i felt a pop ?

Impingement: A pinching of an intercostal nerve or muscle which runs between two ribs likely occurred during a slight strain of the rib cage.This discomfort would be exacerbated by a deep breath, cough or movement of the rib cage. This usually resolves in a few days. See your physician if you have further concerns. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in the left side of my chest close to my armpit that comes ands go and a cough. It doesn't feel like its over the cough?

I have a sharp pain in the left side of my chest close to my armpit that comes ands go and a cough. It doesn't feel like its over the cough?

Chest Pain: If what you have has been going for weeks, it might be related to muscular problem or other structures of the chest not of much concern. However, if the pain has been for short period of time, you better gets it checked out. Pain worse with breathing or coughing might indicates problems with the lung itself or surrounding cover of it Pain that is constant all the time might be due to heart issue. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in the left side of my chest (heart area) that comes and goes, since yesterday.No known health problems-unbelievably stressful living situat?

Sharp pain in the left side of my chest (heart area) that comes and goes, since yesterday.No known health problems-unbelievably stressful living situat?

Reassurance: In general sharp chest pains lasting for a few seconds are usually not cardiac in origin , especially at your age of 25.You have to find a way to take care of your stressful situation. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in the left side of my chest under my left breast what could this means?

I have a sharp pain in the left side of my chest under my left breast what could this means?

Depends. : It depends from your underlying condition and physical exam. It could be a musculoskeletal- skeletal pain or a miocardial infarct. I bet it's a first one because of your age. But you never know. And to be sure visit your doctor who might want to order some tests on you. Best! ...Read more

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Every time i swallow any food or liquid i get a sharp pain in the left side of my chest, what is wrong it is only a mild pain?

Every time i swallow any food or liquid i get a sharp pain in the left side of my chest, what is wrong it is only a mild pain?

Needs evaluation: Multiple problems can cause this symptom. It is likely related to an esophagus problem of which the most common is inflammation as a result of acid reflux. Your physician should evaluate this and other potential causes for the pain. ...Read more

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I'm 18 years old and I noticed a soreness but not sharp pain in my left side of my chest while sometimes breathing. Could this be a possible clot?

I'm 18 years old and I noticed a soreness but not sharp pain  in my left side of my chest while sometimes breathing. Could this be a possible clot?

There are over: fifteen different diagnoses that would present with the symptoms you describe. The only way to know for certain is to be evaluated by a health care professional and have some testing performed. Don't wait, it could be serious. ...Read more

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I am 21 years old, smoker. I sometimes get sharp pain in the left side of my chest I am afraid it might be my heart..Too afraid to tell mom.

I am 21 years old, smoker. I sometimes get sharp pain in the left side of my chest I am afraid it might be my heart..Too afraid to tell mom.

See your Dr.: You need to get checked out. In addition to a complete history and physical exam, you may need a chest x-ray, and ekg as well some lab tests, most likely. This would be a good time to consider giving up smoking as you are only going to have more issues as you get older and continue this self-destructive habit. ...Read more