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For a week I've felt a throbbing pain on the right side of my chest right above my breast. What could this be?

Need exam: It is impossible to give an accurate DX to you without a full medical exam.

I would suggest calling and seeing your DR. ...Read more

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My right breast has a sharp throbbing pain and I'm wondering if it's anything to be concerned about. I am still in my teenage years and I'm not sure i?

My right breast has a sharp throbbing pain and I'm wondering if it's anything to be concerned about. I am still in my teenage years and I'm not sure i?

Needs evaluation: It is not normal to have sharp stabbing pain in a breast unless there has been recent trauma or breasts are being actively compressed. Slight aching is not uncommon just before menses, but is usually in both breasts. I am concerned about infection or referred pain from the underlying ribs, etc. Please get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have been having a sharp throbbing pain in my left breast, what could this be?

Breast pain: The precise location matters. This may indicate a cyst or trauma with what is called 'fat necrosis.' This can hurt. If the pain is upper and outer area of the breast, then a lymph node could be swollen or inflamed. Throbbing suggests inflammation and this is of concern. A careful exam is essential. ...Read more

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Why do I get a stinging throbbing pain under my breast on my right and left side? It hurts bad..

Why do I get a stinging throbbing pain under my breast on my right and left side? It hurts bad..

Fluid retention: In women of your age, hormonal caused fluid retention or sensitivity to caffeine are the teo most common causes especially if you have hormonaly sensitive breasts. ...Read more

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Hy im 34 my left breast has gotten bigger an feels like fever inside the pain feels like a pulling an throbbing pain everyday.... mamagrm GOOD?

See a doctor: Recommend to see a doctor first and have a breast exam, rule out infection, inflammation or others. Mammogram is used to detect breast abonormality or masses, but usually not sensitive for young woman ...Read more

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I've been having an aching pain in my left breast on and off for weeks that has now turned into a throbbing pain that is keeping me awake at night.

I've been having an aching pain in my left breast on and off for weeks that has now turned into a throbbing pain that is keeping me awake at night.

See your MD: It is hard to know the cause without more details, but whenever there is a history of ongoing breast pain it is always a wise idea to see your Dr. Whatever the cause is, the therapy is more likely to be successful the sooner it is started instead of delaying it. Pain is your body's warning system that something is wrong, just like a warning light on your car, it is not something you should ignore. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain under my left breast when I lie down. Did yard work week ago some heavy lifting. Use to hurt to take deep breath- now hurts 2 lay down?

Throbbing pain under my left breast when I lie down. Did yard work week ago some heavy lifting. Use to hurt to take deep breath- now hurts 2 lay down?

May be muscular: May be musculoskeletal pain from exertion and heavy lifting. Try taking Tylenol and rest. If the pain with breathing or laying down persists, then see your doctor. Hard to say more without knowing your medical history. ...Read more

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Sharp throbbing pain in left shoulder and under breast sometimes chest usually only when I inhale deeply?

Sharp throbbing pain in left shoulder and under breast sometimes chest usually only when I inhale deeply?

Pleurisy?: Very little history is given but this is consistent with pleurisy. Have you been exercising or doing martial arts? Do you have a job that requires physical effort?
This could be the cause?
Are you on the pill? It could possibly be a pulmonary embolus but is less likely
See the doc and have an exam. ...Read more

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Sharp throbbing pain (comes and goes for couple min.) that happens at the exact same time in left breast, nipple and left lower neck. Possible causes?

Rib or myofascial: Hisdelucas, it could be rib pain or myofascial (muscle and fascia) pain. The distribution you describe suggests something is wrong at thoracic vertebra 4. Base of the neck is something else. Either the two are from postural imbalance or something is going on at the spinal cord. See a pain specialist or your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Had masectomy four years ago, on left breast type 2, no chemo or radiations required, one node removed. Now having throbbing pain just below armpit.

Pain: Pain is not usually a sign of breast cancer, but needs an examination. Does it hurt to move the left arm? Could be a strained muscle which can improve with rest, heat & ibuprofen. But see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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I have a throbbing/heart burn pain underneath my right breast. I'm on my period and originally thought I was pregnant. I've never felt this, what is it?

I have a throbbing/heart burn pain underneath my right breast. I'm on my period and originally thought I was pregnant. I've never felt this, what is it?

Periodic Heartburn: Hormonal fluctuations during a woman's menstrual cycle may cause relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter muscle just above the stomach opening, and permit acid reflux from the stomach. This is actually quite common in pregnancy. Usually it is on the left side or mid-line below the breastbone. If it is on the right side it could also be a gallbladder spasm. If persistent, an exam is ideal. ...Read more

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Have a throbbing pain above right elbow and throbbing pain in right hand along with a throbbing pain in right side of chest?

Have an exam: You might know of an activity or accident that might be at the root of this, but have an exam and see if there is anything you can do to optimize the recovery time and end point. Best! ...Read more

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What's this throbbing pain in my forearm and chest?

Go to ER if bad: This is too vague to be sure, but especially if severe and left forearm - go to ER to be evaluated for cardiac issues. Don't wait if it's bad. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain in the left side of the chest, feels like a bruise inside?

Have it checked out: It is always better to be safe than sorry for any chest pain after the age of 40. It is more so if you also have shortness of breath and sweating with it. If you have added risk factors like smoking, high blood pressure, and diabetes than it increases the risk of having a heart attack. Bruising inside the chest without trauma is unheard of. Please go and see a doctor right away or go to E.R. ...Read more

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I'm 16 years old and I'm having a severe throbbing pain in my chest and left arm what should I do?

I'm 16 years old and I'm having a severe throbbing pain in my chest and left arm what should I do?

E.R. can evaluate: A person with "severe" pains in the chest and left arm can seen by an E.R. doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from a heart problem (serious), neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, etc... If one feels his pain is coming from the heart, has a chest tightness, some difficulty breathing, or has past heart disease, he can go to the E.R. by ambulance. ...Read more

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The left side of my chest hurts but I feel it more towards the center left side but its like an ache throbbing pain and I'm so worried please help?

The left side of my chest hurts but I feel it more towards the center left side but its like an ache throbbing pain and I'm so worried please help?

Exertional?: Chest discomfort that is brought on by exertion, relieved by rest is worrisome. Discomfort going on for days is unlikely to be cardiac. If your chest is sore to touch or gets worse with cough/deep breath, it's not due to coronary disease. If you're not sure, & esp if this is new, you should go to the er for a checkup. Always better safe than sorry. You'll at least feel reassured to get checked. ...Read more

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My daughter has been having a throbbing pain on the left side of chest and sometimes on the right side under ribs?

My daughter has been having a throbbing pain on the left side of chest and sometimes on the right side under ribs?

Chestpain: Need more information. How old is your daughter? Most probably muscular but need more info ...Read more

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I have been experiencing throbbing pain near left chest heart area nearly every day which lasts for around 1 minute. I've felt this pain since I was 13?

Anxiety?: At your age it is more likely a neurotic type of pain assuming you have no other issues with your skin or chest muscles. It is important to identify the circumstances or conditions that trigger the pain ...Read more

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Dull, throbbing pain in the right side of my chest that comes any goes- treated for invasive amebiasis recently. Daily cannabis user/no cigarettes.

Chest pain: Do not understand what you are asking. You must see a doctor to assess the cause of your chest pain. This cannot be done over the internet. Go and get examined. ...Read more

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What can a crack sound in the chest mean, followed by a throbbing pain into left arm and side for over a week?

What can a crack sound in the chest mean, followed by a throbbing pain into left arm and side for over a week?

? thoracic outlet: A cracking sound in the chest is usually the result of the breastbone/sternum moving against the ribs and clavicle/collar bone. It might be possible that this bone movement resulted in some nerve impingement near the 1st left rib, a condition called thoracic outlet syndrome. It is probably made worse by associated swelling. You can observe a few more days, or go in to see your doc now. Good wishes ...Read more

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I've recently had throbbing pain the rightside of my neck that radiates into my jaw and chest. I've also had sharp pains in my left rib What could it be?

I don;t know: The first thing with radiating pain to the jaw and chest, one needs to do is rule out the heart as the source of the pain. You should get checked ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a throbbing pain in the right side of my back chest level it's not a pain that I can touch it's on the inside?

SoMany possibilities: & without considerably more information, unable to even narrow down to half-way reasonable differential diagnosis & possible plan of action to distinguish. Physicians only make guesses (educated) based on training, experience, individual perspectives, etc. & powerfully rely on much more information from clients as clues for detective work, sometimes very misleading & expensive. Use Dr. Google. Com? ...Read more

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What would cause random, throbbing pain in throat and chest, as well as the sensation of something stuck in my throat (there is nothing there)?

It depends: These are atypical symptoms which may be due to some ailment or due to anxiety. If you are bothered by them, you need to see your doctor who can examine you to be sure that all is well. He/she may prescribe medication to relax you in case you have a tense/anxious personality. An alternative is to start an exercise program (like a daily morning walk) to get Fit so that you feel healthy& more relaxed ...Read more

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Day before I had chest pain and left arm feels dull throbbing pain. Today its all gone but left elbow feels bruised. It hurts to bend. I'm worried : (?

Day before I had chest pain and left arm feels dull throbbing pain. Today its all gone but left elbow feels bruised. It hurts to bend. I'm worried : (?

See a doctor: The symptoms you are describing could be serious. I would have a doctor examine you to check for possible causes. Pain in the elbow may or may not be a sign of a serious issue. ...Read more

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Fish bone swallowed a week ago. Having chest pain. X-ray done they see nothing cardiac issues ruled out. Still throbbing pain in chest. Nothing helps?

Fish bone swallowed a week ago. Having chest pain. X-ray done they see nothing cardiac issues ruled out. Still throbbing pain in chest. Nothing helps?

Barium study: If that was a plain X-ray fish bones may not be seen since fish bone is mainly cartilage. Therefore perhaps a barium swallow looking for a tear or CT to look for air outside the esophagus will provide more information. When all else fails a gastrointestinal physician and scope and endoscopy should be considered ...Read more

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I'm feeling small but sharp pains at the upper part of my right breast, kind of like a throbbing feeling. What's this sound like?

I'm feeling small but sharp pains at the upper part of my right breast, kind of like a throbbing feeling. What's this sound like?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. In addition, you may want to get fitted by a bra specialist to make sure you have the right size, which will make you more comfortable. Vitamin e works for breast pain in some. ...Read more

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1) for the past 2 days I have experienced a throbbing in my left breast while doing no activity. I have not taken any medication yet.?

1) for the past 2 days I have experienced a throbbing in my left breast while doing no activity. I have not taken any medication yet.?

Pain med and doctor: This could be from various things. I suggest taking an otc pain med like Motrin and if the pain persists after an hour see a doctor. It could be mastitis or inflammation or an issue in your chest or heart due to the location. I wouldn't sleep on it longer if the pain doesn't go away. ...Read more

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I am having throbbing pains on my right side - level with my breast. For several months, I have experienced what seems sharp angina on left side.

Sometimes: We only worry about left sided pain for angina. The right side of the heart is on the right side of the chest beyond the midline and can cause pain on the right side too. If you feel you do have angina and you do have risks, please have a proper evaluation with a cardiologist. Once you know, pains are pains that can be treated and not life-threatening as long as your heart is fine. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi I've been getting a throbbing/pulsation feeling under my left armpit, I checked and have no lumps in breast or armpit should I be worried?

Hi I've been getting a throbbing/pulsation feeling under my left armpit, I checked and have no lumps in breast or armpit should I be worried?

Unusual: Have to say I have never heard this. I would not be too worried but would have it checked out. How often does it happen? Does it happen only at certain times.? Caffeine consumption? See your local doc and have this examined. ...Read more