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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 (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...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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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