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Sharp Stabbing Pain In Ribs Left Side
Pain specialist: This is most likely an intercostal neuralgia, or irritation of the nerve associated with each rib. A qualified pain management specialist should evaluate you to assess the condition. Treatment consists of intercoatal nerve block coupled with rib mobilization techniques to restore proper rib motion. ...Read more
What causes a short stabbing pain in side of left breast near armpit? Some dull pain in ribs below armpit & below bra line of PCP says heart ok.
Costochondritis: Costochondritis, or Tietze's disease results from irritation of the cartilage that joins the upper ribs to the breastbone. Pain is typically manifest with movement, deep breath, cough. It is a benign condition, which can be properly treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. Mechanical irritation due to bra wires can exacerbate the symptoms. ...Read more
Stabbing pain in ribs aboutwice a week. Pain in left shoulder, neck and arm. Stabbing pain under right foot. Was diagnosed with fibro. Chances of MS?
Fibromyalgia pain: Pain is most likely from fibromyalgia. Do you feel like you got adequate information about your condition? Are there other symptoms that concern you? Depression/anxiety can also affect your experience of pain. If you are concerned, you can see a neurologist to evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more
3-4 times a day I have sharp stabbing pain for few seconds close to end of rib cage about 2-3 inches from center on left side. What could it be?
Plan: Your description as very good. But we still can not make a diagnosis on line because you need clinical evaluation and definitely some tests. Please, go to your doctor. ...Read more
I'm 33 years old and I been having sharp stabbing pain in my left side of rib close to my upper ubdomen. Tha pain comes and go it last like a minute.?
What can a sharp stabbing pain on the left side right around the bottom rib indicate? Pain is kind of wrapping towards the back.
23 year old female, I'm having sharp pains in my left side between my ribs and hip. Constant dull pain that spikes into a stabbing pain at random?
See a doctor: You should see a doctor for a more detailed interview and exam and work up. ...Read more
I am having sharp stabbing pain on my left side near my ribs. Sometimes the pain can go to down near the top of my private parts.?
Need more info: Obviously rule out serious causes such as heart attack but it's not likely. Things to consider will be a pinched nerve in your back, muscle spasms, kidney infection, other organ pain, and shingles. Your symptoms are too non specific to give an opinion w/o additional info and an exam. I recommend that you see your pcp. ...Read more
Had a sharp stabbing pain on the left side toward the back between the waist and rib cage (stabbing subsided) butvery tender to the touch?
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
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
I have sharp stabbing pain that comes and goes on my left side just below rib cage for over a week now feel dizzy and short of breath and weak?
Has had sharp stabbing pain in stomach left side below ribs for 2 weeks. Also shortness of breath. Worse on empty stomach. What could this be?
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
What is this sharp stabbing pain on the left side of my chest? While laying down it hurts to move.
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?
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 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 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
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
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?
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