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Short Sharp Pains In The Top Of Chest
Weird sharp chest pains, both sides and sometimes in the middle of my chest.
Pain in bottom of arm sometimes and also in neck. Burning sensation ?
Atypical chest pain: Given age group and no documented risk factors, your symptoms are unlikely cardiac in origin. However an evaluation with blood tests (thyroid unction) an echocardiogram (sonogram of the heart) to rule out structural disease and a treadmill stress test for coronary and abnormal heart rhythm abnormalities would help to rule out cardiac etiologies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More details?: Chest pain is always of concern although at your age, I would focus more on some muscular sprain. However cardiac disease , reflux disease can also cause chest pain. If the problem persists, see a doctor. This should not be ignored especially if you have a strong family history of heart disease in the family. ...Read more
Can be many things: I think you are asking what the pain can be. If that is the question, sharp pain near the chest is usually caused by muscle or cartilage inflammation and strains in the area. However, other things such as pneumonia, pneumothorax, aortic dissection and referred nerve pain can cause this pain. Heart attacks are usually pressure like, but it is not impossible to cause sharp pain as well. ...Read more
I've been experiencing heart palpation and sharp and pressure like pains in the middle of my back and chest right after the palpation?
Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Lower left shoulder pain also in left side of chest, occasional flutter in chest. pain in back worsens as day progresses. off and on several months?
Pleuritic pain: Sharp left sided chest pain typically relates to pain that is affected by chest wall or cardiac movement. This is seen in the setting of inspiration, as well as certain body position where inflamed membranes surrounding the heart (pericardium) and lungs (pleura) are affected. The lung itself can be a cause of such pain as can the local rib cage. Consider pericarditis, pleurisy. ...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
Sharp pain in left armpit area, left side of chest, and upper part of breast for an hour and a half? Started in armpit area. Sort of short of breath
Injury, Clot risk?: If you have had blood clots in the past, seek evaluation immediately through the emergency room. If your breast feeding is complicated with pain or bleeding, call your physician for immediate counsel. If you injured your chest or the shortness of breath grows, er evaluation needed. Get going. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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