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My boyfriend has been having pain in the heart area since yesterday and it feels like a stabbing pain. Any advice?

My boyfriend has been having pain in the heart area since yesterday and it feels like a stabbing pain. Any advice?

Chest Pains: Regardless, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest ( in the heart area) with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP or a cardiologist is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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Teen girl experiencing weird things I am a teen girl. I have been experiencing this weird pain which seems to be in my heart area. It feels like a short stabbing pain and i get it often through the day. It has been worrying me that if its serious or not.

Teen girl experiencing weird things I am a teen girl. I have been experiencing this weird pain which seems to be in my heart area. It feels like a short stabbing pain and i get it often through the day. It has been worrying me that if its serious or not.

Stress/anxiety : Stress/anxiety can cause all the symptoms you listed. However you should ask your parents to make an appointment with your pediatrician or primary care provider. They will take a detailed history, examine you, and decide if you need any additional testing. If anxiety is the issue they can refer you to a mental health specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm currently having a stabbing pain in my heart at uneven times. My heart aches and is beating rather quickly. What's wrong?

I'm currently having a stabbing pain in my heart at uneven times. My heart aches and is beating rather quickly. What's wrong?

Heart arrhythmias: Your heart may be having some quickened heart rates, sometimes called psvt. It is benign but should be looked at. If it gets worse or more sustained, should see a cardiologist. ...Read more

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I usually feel my heart beating really fast, but it's actually just 70-100bpm.But makes it hard for me to catch breath.At times, i feel stabbing pain.

I usually feel my heart beating really fast, but it's actually just 70-100bpm.But makes it hard for me to catch breath.At times, i feel stabbing pain.

Anxiety: You may be having anxiety attacks . However , you need to make sure you do not have any underlying heart or metabolic condition . You may need thorough history physical , thyroid test and ECG before saying it is anxiety. ...Read more

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If you have a stabbing pain in the lower left arm, does this mean heart attack?

If you have a stabbing pain in the lower left arm, does this mean heart attack?

Can be: There can be many causes to have pain in the left arm. A heart attack is just one cause of many. If you are having these symptoms, you should see a doctor asap to get checked out. Go to an er if you do not have a doctor. ...Read more

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Had stabbing pain in various places of my chest for a week, recently more concentrated to my heart when I breathe, more severe now. Reason to worry?

Had stabbing pain in various places of my chest for a week, recently more concentrated to my heart when I breathe, more severe now. Reason to worry?

See a doctor: for a physical examination and necessary work up. It maybe something simple like an out of place rib, causing pain or it could be a lung, heart, stomach, gallbladder or intestinal problem that refers pain to the chest. ...Read more

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I vomited all my stomachs contents, then I was sick all next day now everytime I sneeze I get a burning stabbing pain where my heart is...?

I vomited all my stomachs contents, then I was sick all next day now everytime I sneeze I get a burning stabbing pain where my heart is...?

Not your heart...: Probably not your heart. Protracted violent vomiting can cause a tear in the esophageal lining which can the cause pain, sometimes called a mallory weiss tear. If you are vomiting any blood, this should be evaluated, but will usually get better over a few days. ...Read more

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What causes a stabbing pain in top of right shoulder blade almost between shoulder blades while walking at a brisk pace? PCP says heart ok.

What causes a stabbing pain in top of right shoulder blade almost between shoulder blades while walking at a brisk pace?  PCP says heart ok.

Levator scapulae: 30's female w. intermittent pain in region of right scapula has gallbladder disorder or tendinitis insertion of right levator scapulae on right superior scapula spine. Superior scapula spine, a bony prominence, is major anatomical locus of pain found in fibromyalgia patients & an anatomical focus highlighted in just about every "fibromyalgia medication" advertising ever made (proof pending pub.). ...Read more