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heart rate jumped to 175 while exercising + chest pain (stabbing) in right side of chest. tried to catch breath, it hurt. been going on for 5 days now

heart rate jumped to 175 while exercising + chest pain (stabbing) in right side of chest. tried to catch breath, it hurt. been going on for 5 days now

Muscle strain: You likely strained a muscle in your chest wall or between the ribs. It is not your heart. These injuries can take awhile to heal. A heating pad on the area can help. Please be careful not to burn your skin. ...Read more

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Experiencing chest pain, right side near breast and above pain is there sometimes or stabbing pain on movements what could this be ?

Experiencing chest pain, right side near breast and above pain is there sometimes or stabbing pain on movements what could this be ?

Costochondritis: In people your age group w/similar symptoms, costochondritis is the likely cause. Costochondritis is inflammation & spasm of the muscles of the rib cage. This can be caused by injury or stress. Anti-inflammatories & warm compresses are the main treatment for this. However, if your pain doesn't improve or worsens or is accompanied by shortness of breath or palpitations seek treatment immediately. ...Read more

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Chest pain on left side for about a week especially when I move around and stretch a stabbing pain?

Chest pain on left side for about a week especially when I move around and stretch a stabbing pain?

Musculoskeletal: You are a young man and unless you have significant cardiovascular congenital history (being born with structural anomalies) or family history it would be rare for this to be coming from your heart. This sounds more likely as musculoskeletal. In cases of MSK pain NSAIDs are usually prescribed. Maybe you exercised in a wrong way, slept in a bad position. Forgive typos. Hope you feel better ...Read more

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For the past 5 days I've had this stabbing pain about every hour on my left side on my ribs. I also had chest pain but that has gone away.

Pain in left ribs: Unless you have known heart disease, this is usually not a matter for concern. Rib pain is commonly due to an inflamed rib, medically called costo-chondritis. It may also be due to : stress, or a pulled muscle, or gastric reflux. Occasionally it can be due to a heart problem, but your description does not suggest that possibility. ...Read more

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Chest pain on left side that comes and goes been like this for a month mainly with movement or aniexty attacks like a stabbing pain ?

Chest pain on left side that comes and goes been like this for a month mainly with movement or aniexty attacks like a stabbing pain ?

Chest pains: Pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Rec.: see your pcp for further investigation. Take care. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, sensation of pressure or heaviness) (better by: rest) (side: both) (...

I am experiencing  chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, sensation of pressure or heaviness) (better by: rest) (side: both) (...

Sharp pains in the: chest are rarely cardiac. Cardiac pain is usually dull, pressure and aching like a tooth ache. Usually sharp pains are related to the muscles and bones of the chest. If they persist make an appointment for evaluation with a health care provider. ...Read more

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Started two yrs ago i get quick stabbing pain in right side towards the back right directly below ribs and chest pain that comes and goes very random?

Chest pain: chest pain as described here and at your age is most likely to be coming from the chest wall "musculoskeletal". Other common causes may include asthma and acid reflux. Heart problems can cause chest pain but your symptoms are not fitting. If ibuprofen does not help your pain then you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing) (severity: severe) (better by: rest) (time frame: sudden) (side: rig...

I am experiencing  chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing) (severity: severe) (better by: rest) (time frame: sudden) (side: rig...

Significant symptoms: Regardless of your young age any thing from coronary heart disease to esophageal or another GI problem could be causing your complaint. Please see your family physician ASAP. ...Read more

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My friend is experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: sharp or stabbing) (side: left) (severity: moderate) (time frame: sudden) and low back p?

Age matters: The most likely cause of simultaneous low back pain and left sided chest pain in a young woman would be an infection of your kidney or a pneumonia with pleurisy. Either of these should be checked out in person and treated. Very rarely, someone your age could have an issue with their heart that suddenly appears (at your age) or a problem with her pancreas ... so - take her to her doc. ...Read more

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This am I woke with an off and on stabbing pain to my left shoulder when I bend over or bend side ways it hurts No chest pain what can be causing pain?

This am I woke with an off and on stabbing pain to my left shoulder when I bend over or bend side ways it hurts No chest pain what can be causing pain?

Probable muscles.: If you can get a friend to press all the muscles in the upper back and shoulder to find an OUCH muscle. Then that is the target point. Heat, stretch and massage the area. Acupressure will help too. Chiro adjustments, Active Tissue Release, other hands-on manipulation options. I think "acupuncture-like" therapy is the best. see my post. I'm not thinking pneumonia or collapsed lung. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing on and off stabbing pain in my side by my kidney. Only on my left side as well as aching chest pain which is also on and off.

I'm experiencing on and off stabbing pain in my side by my kidney. Only on my left side as well as aching chest pain which is also on and off.

Could be a number: of things, that's why the best thing to do is to see your physician who will perform a detailed history and a physical exam. It could be your ovary, kidney, intestine, stomach, heart or lung. Please see your doctor. ...Read more