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Sharp Pains On The Left Side Of My Chest
Yes: I just don't know how sharp chest pains could ever be considered "good" (!), but it's unlikely to be your heart. Other considerations include pleurisy, pneumonia, gall bladder disease, costochondritis, myofascial syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, shingles, and others. ...Read more
Many reasons: Reason can be ardiac, gastrointestinal, or musculoskeletal. If with your chest pain, you have shortness of breat, nausea, vomiting, sweating, or the chest pain goes down your left arm, this maybe a sign of a heart condition. You should call 911 or seek medical attention immediately. If you do not have the above symptoms, i would seek the advice of a primary care doctor. ...Read more
Left abdominal: Sharp pain just below the left rib cage is often due to gas entrapment which may be in the left colon or in the actual stomach. If you feel bloated it could be gas. Drinking hot(not boiling) water helps break down the gas and enables it to be passed rectally. Forcing your self to belch only causes more gas buildup. Taking simethicone after meals prevents gas buildup. If symptoms persist see MD ...Read more
Sharp stabbing pain on the top left side of my head, numbness in left side of my face, what can it be?
Emergency! Go to ER : Please all 911. Sudden facial numbness might be an evolving stroke. Immediately call 911. Do you have other risk factors besides diabetes for stroke such as elevated bold pressure? This could be an emergency.seek urgent medical attention. Call family/friends to seek help as well. ...Read more
Don't ignore: Rib pain or any chest pain should always be checked out by a physician. the character of the pain, duration, sharp or dull, associated symptoms will help in making a diagnosis. Causes may range from serious disorders, such as cardiac, to minor problems such as ligament strain ...Read more
Sharp stabbing pain on the left side of the head(skull/nerve), numbing/cramping of left extremities, chest pains. What could it be?
Muscle Spasm: If it's you that's experienced these symptoms, most likely get his muscle spasm likely on the side of your neck causing spasm of the muscles in the back and side of the scope as well as muscle spasm in the muscles in your shoulder and arm. If it's for somebody older, then i would suggest seeing a position to make sure that it's not cardiac in origin, . ...Read more
Below: Difficult to answer as to the etiology of the pain without the advantage of a medical exam. There are many possibilities, many minor, some more serious. Guessing at the cause without an exam is not something that should be done. ...Read more
Musculoskeletal: Sounds atypical for heart disease especially if not related to exertion, breathing or other symptoms. If it is worsened with deep breaths, it could be pleurisy, PTX or pericarditis but these are both usually persistent not sporadic. Does it hurt to raise your arm or move in a particular position? In any event, check with your doctor this week and be aware of any new or progressive symptoms ->ER ...Read more
Periodical deep pain near a small lump on rib left side of my lower/mid from center of my back and with pain behind ribcage on left side of my back.?
Don't know, but...: Do have this evaluated by your primary care provider. This deserves taking a careful medical history, and doing an exam. Good luck. Lg. ...Read more
Having sharp pain on the right side of my chest that radiate to my back and my jaw. Ultrasound was focused under the rib cage on right side. ?
Depends: Kidney pain usually present with localized tenderness at the bilateral flank regions, which may radiate to the lumbosacral spine and inguinal area. The pain usually presents as dull, achy, constant, cramping pain, with intermittent sharp stabbing pain .However, musculoskeletal pain due to muscle spasm usually presents with dull spasm to sharp pain reproducible with palpation, and position changes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp pain on left side of stomach just under the ribs&sharp pain on left side of neck/top of left shoulder. Started @ same time. 2days now,no injury?
?referred pain: The spleen, intestines, part of the stomach and base of the left lung all can cause discomfort in the left upper abdomen and the discomfort may cause referred pain to the left shoulder area. Since your symptoms are persistent,I recommend that your physician examine you for diagnosis and any appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more
I have pain in the upper right part of my stomach on the right side of my chest and on the right side of my back and in between my shoulder blades?
RUQ pain: Your description of your current symptoms appeared to be related to gallbladder dysfunction. You might want to discuss with your local doctor for further work up to see this is to be the case. Good luck! ...Read more
LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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