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Sharp Stabbing Pain In Left Lung
See physician: Sharp, stabbing chest pain is usually a simple problem like spasm in the intercostal muscles but in order to be sure you should be evaluated by a good physician. After taking a history and examining you they might order some imaging studies to make sure there is nothing more serious going on. ...Read more
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
I intermittently get a sharp stabbing pain at bottom of my left lung when taking deep breaths. Shallow breaths don't cause pain. I also have asthma?
I was running a mile today and less than half way through I got this horrible stabbing pain in the middle of my left lung I couldn't move and weezing?
I have had a fever for 3 days, now I have stabbing pain in my left lung. It hurts to breathe, cough, and move. What is wrong with me?
Impossible to know: This type of pain can simply be caused by a muscle pull (small muscles between the ribs) or irritation of the lining around the lung; both relatively benign. However, a collapsed lung can also manifest in this way and would require urgent, if not emergent, medical attention. One must examine you to be sure. I recommend you seek the care of a physician now. ...Read more
Please help me. I feel a sharp stabbing pain in my back, left side, under the ribs. I know my lungs are there and when I breathe in deeply I want to die. Please help. This came on very suddenly and I can't move in certain poisitions.
Stabbing pains back: Suspect you pulled muscle. Us heating pad over area and have someone listen over the area to see if you have a "rub" which would indicate pleurisy. ...Read more
Several things: That is a very non specific symptoms and should be evaluated. Any sharp stabbing g pain should be addresses promptly. Www. Drlugo. Com. ...Read more
Sharp stabbing pain in left side of chest in ribs next to breast. Stops me in my tracks and can't move. Last 1-5 mins. Ideas? Be worried?
Chest pain: The pain you describe is most often musculoskeletal and may be a strained intercostal muscle. It can be due to activity or a cough but if it is at rest, is associated with shortness of breath, chest pressure or other similar symptoms seek immediate medical attention. Women often have less signs of a heart condition and their first event is often a more serious one then men. ...Read more
Reached to pick up something using right hand had sharp stabbing pain in left chest/inside breast. Pressing skin on the breast I can feel same pain?
I have been having left side sharp stabbing pain in my chest and arm pit. Should I go to an urgent care or go to the Dr. Tomorrow?
19 yr old F, woke up at 7 am with severe sharp/stabbing pAin on left side of chest, lasted about 2-3 min, no other symptoms no drug use or smoking.
I'm having pain in my chest on the left side my left arm is going dead and it's hard and it's a sharp stabbing pain and it like the room has no air?
Please go to. ..: Emergency for evaluation right away. Right now. Serious problems like blood clots to the lungs and stroke can happen even to young people so please go. ...Read more
I have a sharp stabbing pain near my armpit on the left side of my chest. It comes and goes sporadically and began about two hours ago.
19 yr old F, woke up at 7 am with severe sharp/stabbing pAin on left side of chest, lasted about 2-3 min. What is the cause/what should I do.?
Chest pain: Hard to know with out more information but if returns go get an examination ...Read more
I have a sharp stabbing pain going from my left chest through to my back shoulder blade...Should I go to the doctor? The pain comes and goes
Sharp chest pain: Yes, you should go to the nearest er and see your physician. These symptoms must not be taken lightly as they may suggest serious medical conditions like heart attack, aortic dissection, blood clots in the lungs, atypical chest pain from gerd seems less likely. Further work up is necessary to exclude serious conditions. ...Read more
I have a sharp stabbing pain on the left side of my chest closer to my diaphragm it gets worse when I breathe deep. I don't have any other syptomes?
I have sharp stabbing pain on the left side of my chest about 3 inches or so below the arm pit. What should I do? What tests should I have done?
I occasionally get a sharp stabbing pain under my left breast inside my chest, it comes on suddenly, lasts for a min then leaves suddenly, what is it?
See your physician: Common causes for chest pains include muscle spasm, inflammation of cartilage between ribs, and gastric reflux. We take chest pains seriously because they could also be associated with heart disease. If you are above the age of 40, smoke, have high blood pressure, diabetes, or strong family history of heart disease, now's the time to visit your friendly neighborhood physician. ...Read more
I have been having sharp stabbing pain in the middle of my chest and then the pain spreads to the left side of my chest. What could it b?
Chest pain started 4 days ago. Its a sharp stabbing pain that started in the middle of my chest but now has moved to under my left breast & shoulder?
What is this sharp stabbing pain on the left side of my chest? While laying down it hurts to move.
Sharp, stabbing pain that comes and goes, left side of chest. Heart tests all negative. Doctor doubts it is heart related. Cause?
Intercostal muscular: There can be intercostal muscular spasm sometimes with the slightest movement. Stabbing pains are not typical of cardiac pain ...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
Sharp stabbing pain left side of chest 1-2 ribs below breast. Started yesterday. Noticed some small swelling today that is sensitive to touch. Hurts to breathe, raise left arm, bend, twist, cough, laugh. 36 y/o male. Was driving when it hit suddenly and
Go see ur FamilyDoc: Sensitivity to touch makes me think of zoster/shingles (http://goo. Gl/TaqS6s). Without that, I think of pleurisy which could due to pneumonia. Perhaps you overdid one of your upper body exercise routines (although this shouldn't usually cause pleurisy or painful breathing). Bottom line, you need to see your Family Doc for complete & thorough evaluation. ...Read more
New sharp stabbing pain in between shoulder blades with cough. Have had a clear X-ray last week of lungs for this prolonged cough. It's also hard to breathe.
See a doctor: When it gets hard to breathe you need to see a doctor asap. ...Read more
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