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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?

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

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Sharp Stabbing pain on left side of chest a little under the breast?

Sharp Stabbing pain on left side of chest a little under the breast?

SeekMedical help NOW: Any Chest pain, especially with a description over the computer of "Sharp and stabbing Left sided" needs to be evaluated ASAP to assure it is not cardiac in nature, etc. Seek medical attention NOW. Good luck. ...Read more

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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

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Sharp stabbing pain in left side - muscle spasm in chest?

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

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Am getting sharp stabbing pain on my left side of my chest and some times gets flutters?

Am getting sharp stabbing pain on my left side of my chest and some times gets flutters?

Stabbing pain: You may have side pain or side stich which is a short, sharp pain under the rib cage. It is benign and its cause is unknown. Ibuprofen is usually helpful ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a sharp stabbing pain in your left side of your chest?

Anyone know what is a sharp stabbing pain in your left side of your chest?

Almost anything: It could be pleurisy, a nerve pain or even neck pain radiating to the chest. It can also be related to rib pain , costrochondritis or a pain form a costovertebral articulation . A thorough examination should answer the question definitively. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What is this sharp stabbing pain on the left side of my chest? While laying down it hurts to move.

Sharp pain: You need to see your physician or go to the er. There are several possible reasons for chest pain, but cardiac chest pain has the best chance to be healed the sooner it can be gotten to. Don't delay. ...Read more