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Minor sharp pain under left breast , moved to side. Still sharp and minor. About 2-3 hours after pain started i collapsed. What could this be?

Minor sharp pain under left breast , moved to side. Still sharp and minor. About 2-3 hours after pain started i collapsed.  What could this be?

Get examined ASAP: Could just be vaso vagal reaction to pain . But heart and brain conditions have to be considered and excluded .Give us some feedback ! ...Read more

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I have sharp pain under left breast when breathing. What's wrong?

I have sharp pain under left breast when breathing. What's wrong?

Probably: Slipped rib syndrome or costochondritis. Rarely it could be inflammation of lung lining, but if you're not otherwise febrile or ill, rib problem is more likely. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under left breast after i ate some sugary food. I layed down and it was an awful pain that only lasted a few seconds. Now I feel hungry.

Sharp pain under left breast after i ate some sugary food. I layed down and it was an awful pain that only lasted a few seconds. Now I feel hungry.

Sharp pain post eats: May be reflux with or without H Pylori , that worsens when you lie flat. Would elevate head of bed, consider OTC prevecid and or ranitidine, Could also be food intolerance , gallbladder . f/u w/ doc urgent care h pylori needs antibiotics ...Read more

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Sharp pain under left breast shooting down into my left arm. Any advice?

It could be muscle : Strain(usually sharp pain), rib pain or heart related(usually squeezing mid-sternum). Check for any blisters( if positive, could be due to shingles) go see your dr for ekg and a thorough exam! ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain under left breast that goes to left shoulder blade?

I have a sharp pain under left breast  that goes to left shoulder blade?

More info?: Did you injure yourself? 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? Any nausea? Fevers? If this is recent you could try ibuprofen, heat, massage. If long standing or worsening see a doctor to begin workup. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under left breast and sternum, have had anxiety attacks before not sure if it is serious or not. I'm 21?

Sharp pain under left breast and sternum, have had anxiety attacks before not sure if it is serious or not. I'm 21?

Anxiety.: Consult with your md to rule out physical causes. If all ok i'd suggest seeing a mental health professional who can help you deal with your issues. ...Read more

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24s old - sharp pain under left breast pain under left side under rib hurts and sharp pain about belly button?

Pains: If you can see your primary doctor within a day that should be OK. If there is any delay please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. You will be examined and labs etc. may be ordered. The Emergency team will keep an eye on you and also discuss your issue(s) with your doctor. All should go well - please keep me informed. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain under left breast in rib cage. It also is sore when I press down about 2 inches to the right under my nipple. Could it be gas?

I have a sharp pain under left breast in rib cage. It also is sore when I press down about 2 inches to the right under my nipple. Could it be gas?

DDx: What is the differential diagnosis (DDx) of chest wall pain? First thing anyone in an ER would want to rule out is heart ischemia or pulmonary embolism (PE) or aortic dissection. I think those are highly unlikely. Most likely includes pleurisy (inflammation of the lung lining), costochondritis (connective tissue inflammation), fractured rib (from trauma including cough). Also breast cancer or cyst ...Read more

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I am experiencing sharp pain under left breast which radiates to the sole of my left foot. Also, I have upset stomach. What might be causing thiis?

I am experiencing sharp pain under left breast which radiates to the sole of my left foot.  Also, I have upset stomach.  What might be causing thiis?

Many causes: Breast pain radiating down to the foot is abit strange. It may or not be related to an upset stomach. Because these symptoms are not typical it is probably best to schedule a visit for an evaluation or at least easily explanable. ...Read more

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Am experiencing a sharp pain under my left breast. What could this be?

Could be many: Things. Could be chest wall pain because of rib problem, could be chest pain because of heart, lung, esophagus or stomach problem. See your doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain under my left breast. I have no other symptoms except that sharp pain. Ive had it for two days now. What could it be?

If you can: reproduce the pain by pushing on the area it is most likely costochondritis which is inflammation of the rib and cartilage junction near the sternum. It can be treated with anti-inflammatory medications such as Ibuprofen. ...Read more

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I am 16 and super sharp pain under my left breast. I have had it a few times before but it goes away in a few minutes. Now it's more persistent.

I am 16 and super sharp pain under my left breast. I have had it a few times before but it goes away in a few minutes. Now it's more persistent.

See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more