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Sporadic Sharp Pain Under Left Rib Cage When Breathing
See below: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
I have sharp pain under my chest, left rib cage, its discomfort, feels warm and hurts more when breathing deep and turning and lying on that side ???
My upper left rib-cage sticks out, I never thought it was a problem until I started feeling a sharp pain there and now have difficulty breathing help?
I have a sharp pain under my left chest by the rib cage, it hurts bad when moving and breathing i can feel it warm, it happen after a nap ??
Lots of things: Most chest pain of the sort you describe comes either from the chest wall (ribs, sternum) or the lining of the lungs (the pleura). The lungs have no pain sensory nerves, and therefore (in spite of how often we hear of it) its never accurate to state that your "lungs hurt". Sore muscles can also cause these symptoms. ...Read more
Most likely in chest: You may have a problem with your lungs such as pneumonia, or irritation of the coverig of the lungs which is called pleurisy. If you didnt have trauma to your rib cage, it most likely is not bone related. You should see a physician to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since '10, a few times a yr, I get sharp pain ONLY in my right rib cage ONLY when breathing in deeply. Always subsides in a few hrs. Most likely gas?
Sharp pain that is sudden, comes and goes, under right rib cage, and sometimes around right breast. causes trouble breathing. What can this be?
Pleurisy: You're describing pleurisy. Since you take birth control pills, an unlikely but serious cause is a blood clot in your lung. The more likely cause is viral infection or even just muscular strain. But if this is new and because of the above, you need to be checked out to be sure it's not serious. ...Read more
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