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Stinging In Chest Left Side
Recent concussion. Still have headache. Just felt a stinging chest pain on left side. Have felt it before though. Concussion related? Coincidence?
Less likely related: They are less likely to be related. You may have a post-concussive/traumatic headache. If the headache is accompanied by other symptoms (difficulty concentrating, irritability) then you might have post-concussion syndrome. If the headache doesn't clear or gets worse, see your physician. http://www.brainline.org/content/2008/12/headaches-after-head-injuries-8212-post-traumatic-headaches.html ...Read more
I have just had a short stinging dull stingin pain in the left side of my chest just to the left of the left pictorial?
Not uncommon : The mechanism must involve a small nerve, similar to an eyelid twitch. Perhaps there was a minor injury, strain or trauma (that you don't recall..also common:) I don't believe it is the sign of something more ominous down the road, such as MS. It can be classified as a minor annoyance, and you can be reassured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tingling Stinging Pain in center and left side of chest lasted for 15 seconds. I'm 13. What could this be? Also getting one sting when bending over?
Lower age limit: The minimum age requirement for posting on HealthTap is 16. Sorry, your writing is better than a lot of the grownups who post here - at leest you can spel! - but rules are rules. There's no reason an adult can't post questions on your behalf, however. ...Read more
Yesterday I was sitting working on my pc, And I started feeling stings on the left side of my chest (Perhaps my heart). I also have it when I stretch.
I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (better by: rest) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (side: left) (severity: moderate) . The foll...
Need information: Stinging burning pain sounds like inflamed nerve, and if only on one side, could be a pinched nerve or early shingles (herpes zoster), but it is important to know if it is aggravated by breathing or twisting or movement, if it causes shortness of breath, dizziness or lightheadedness, or it there are other associated symtpoms. Either see a doctor for evaluation or consult with Healthtap doctor. ...Read more
I have an ache on my chest on both sides left and right it feels like a sting but it is quite sore what would be the best option at this point?
Due to hormones: In a female patient at that age this may be due to hormonal changes ...Read more
Hi when I lay on my left side I start to cough mucus and I have a stinging burning feeling when I've coughed.chest X-ray clear too??
Possible acid reflux: This sounds like an episode of acid reflux causing coughing. The most common cause of chronic cough can be due to asthma, Post nasal dripping (feels like fluid running behind your throat), or acid reflux. For reflux you could try to not eat a couple hours before bedtime (1-2 hours), try sleeping with slight incline (use a couple of pillows) or you could use some over the counter anti acid tablets ...Read more
I just notic a bone on the left side of my chest under the connection of the Collarbone and manubrium. No pain, and I believe it came after bee stings?
I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (better by: anti-inflammatory medication, antacids, rest) (quality: burning or stinging) (side: left) (...
A little too vague: It sounds like you might have GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux) wherein some of your stomach contents goes back up into your esophagus. The laymen's term for it is "heartburn" though it has nothing to do with the heart. Simplest way to confirm that is to get a bottle of a liquid antacid and gulp it down (1 -2 capfulls) as soon as it happens again and if U get almost immediate relief, voila. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
25 physically fit. For a month my left side of my back hurts when i move my arms, also the same time my left chest sore/sting pain, whats wrong?
I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (better by: anti-inflammatory medication, antacids) (quality: burning or stinging) (side: left) (worsened by: pressing on chest, taking deep breaths) (severity: mild) , feeling anxious (worsened by: emotional str
I havev deep burn/sharp sting on left side of chest for a month. At times sharp pain shoots into left arm and jaw aches gets better with exercise 27 M?
Have pain in the left back side behind the ribs when i breath in real good. it is like a sharp sting. what could this mean?
Pleurisy: Could be pleurisy. Pleurisy, also called pleuritis, is an inflammation of the pleura, which is the moist, double-layered membrane that surrounds the lungs and lines the rib cage. The condition can make breathing extremely painful. Pleurisy can a sign of pneumonia or an infection that has irritated the pleura. Or it could be a rib or nerve pain in that area. You should go get a chest X-ray. ...Read more
Stinging pain on xiphoid, left side where ribs start, when snapping my fingers or leaning forward. Light exertion might cause as well. Is this muscles?
Rib cartilage: In a young healthy person localized pain in the chest wall is most commonly due to inflammation of the joint between the rob and sternum or the cartilage. Local ice packs or a counter irritant cream may help. The association of chest pain with exertion is always a red flag and warrants that you see a physician and be thoroughly examined. ...Read more
I have twitching and stinging pain behind my upper left rib cage just below the breast and on the side. it comes and goes every minute or so. help?
Localized, burning sensation on edge of sternum, left side randomly stings for a few seconds, goes away. Comes back later repeat? Just heartburn? Or..
I have a burning, stinging pain on my left side under left breast that goes across left side to ribs( not on breast, pain is in abdomen. ?
Pain: You need a thorough history and physical exam ASAP ...Read more
Moving torso/lifting objects/etc causes sting/stab/burn pain on left side sternum. Breathing doesn't exacerbate. Costochondritis or intercostal pull?
Costochondral Injury: Teenage male with left parasternal pain aroused by mechanical stress of this region might have injury to junction where cartilaginous extension of rib joins sternum. Localized pain elicited by palpation of this junction is expected and is diagnostic. Heat, rest, avoidence of strenuous lifting, pushing, ; pulling should be accompanied by resolution in 2-3 weeks. If symptoms not resolve see doctor. ...Read more
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