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Feeling like heart is always racing mostly at night and sharp stabbing pain in chest comes and goes should I worry?Htn pcos provera (medroxyprogesterone) lisinopril hctz

Feeling like heart is always racing mostly at night and sharp stabbing pain in chest  comes and goes should I worry?Htn pcos provera (medroxyprogesterone) lisinopril hctz

Physician: It sounds like you must be under care of physician if you are on 2 anti-hypertensives at age 17. Are you exercising regularly? What is your heart rate? Keep a diary of your heart rate and share with your physician along with your activity when you take it. You may need an ekg, so, again, consider make apt with dr. To have done since you're having chest pain. Make sure you're on exercise program. ...Read more

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What causes a sharp stabbing pain between breasts closer to left side?Intermittent.Only lasts seconds.PCP says heart ok. Should I seek cardiologist?

What causes a sharp stabbing pain between breasts closer to left side?Intermittent.Only lasts seconds.PCP says heart ok.  Should I seek cardiologist?

Trust PCP: The type of pain that you describe is not characteristic of either cardiac discomfort or any abnormality of the lungs or the large blood vessels of the chest. It is rare to actually find a specific cause, but if your doctor has done an evaluation and found no indication of a heart problem, there would be little to gain in seeing a cardiologist. In my experience this generally resolves on its own ...Read more

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What causes sharp stabbing pain directly between breasts. Doc says heart is ok. Some pain in middle and upper back. Muscular? Anxiety?

Could be: musculoskeletal. Which could involve joints between vertebrae in the thoracic spine under stress from segmental misalignment, could be rib pain, pain from the joint between rib and cartilage or cartilage and sternum or could be muscular. Need a good physical exam. ...Read more

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What causes a sharp five second stabbing pain in the center of chest directly between breasts? PCP says heart is fine. This was shortly after eating.

What causes a sharp five second stabbing pain in the center of chest directly between breasts?  PCP says heart is fine. This was shortly after eating.

Atypical chest pain: There are myriad causes for such brief pains;follow through with your PCP for further assesment or management,given relationship to eating consider a GI evaluation ...Read more

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ER situation? 13, dont smoke, healthy weight. Monthly I get sharp stabbing pain between ribs under heart, jaw, left ear, 2h longer today than usual.

ER situation? 13, dont smoke, healthy weight. Monthly I get sharp stabbing pain between ribs under heart, jaw, left ear,  2h longer today than usual.

TO YOUR PARENTS:: "tempting" to worry about your heart with these symptoms but at your age heart problems are VERY rare and are usually detected in Early Childhood by your Pediatrician! That being said I always recommend a COMPLETE check-up with these symptoms mentioned and with detailed evaluation to "settle" the issue! Have your parents take you to the Pediatrician or to their own Family Health Provider! ...Read more

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I'm currently having a stabbing pain in my heart at uneven times. My heart aches and is beating rather quickly. What's wrong?

I'm currently having a stabbing pain in my heart at uneven times. My heart aches and is beating rather quickly. What's wrong?

Heart arrhythmias: Your heart may be having some quickened heart rates, sometimes called psvt. It is benign but should be looked at. If it gets worse or more sustained, should see a cardiologist. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has been having pain in the heart area since yesterday and it feels like a stabbing pain. Any advice?

Chest Pains: Regardless, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest ( in the heart area) with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP or a cardiologist is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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I usually feel my heart beating really fast, but it's actually just 70-100bpm.But makes it hard for me to catch breath.At times, i feel stabbing pain.

I usually feel my heart beating really fast, but it's actually just 70-100bpm.But makes it hard for me to catch breath.At times, i feel stabbing pain.

Anxiety: You may be having anxiety attacks . However , you need to make sure you do not have any underlying heart or metabolic condition . You may need thorough history physical , thyroid test and ECG before saying it is anxiety. ...Read more