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What could cause dull chest pain between breasts?

What could cause dull chest pain between breasts?

Chest pain: Hi, the pain is not worse with activity then unlikely to originate from heart, then the pain could be from Stomach (acid reflux), spasm of Esophagus, muscle pain, rib pain. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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What could cause pain between lower breasts? Is that considered chest pain

What could cause pain between lower breasts? Is that considered chest pain

Dyspepsia.: We may generally term this "dyspepsia". Some possibilities for you specifically may include reflux, gastritis, stomach ulcer, duodenitis, duodenal ulcer or an issue with your gallbladder or pancreas. ...Read more

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What causes pain between lower breasts? Is that still considered chest pain?

What causes pain between lower breasts? Is that still considered chest pain?

Sternum?: Between the lower breast is the lower 1/3 of the sternum and the xiphoid process. Pain in this area can be from the stomach — gastritis, acid reflux. It can be from bone/cartilagecostochondritis (which can be caused by injury and even stress/anxiety). This one isn't dangerous but can be painful. Is the pain worse when you breathe deep? Does it hurt to press in that area? ...Read more

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Chest pain between breast feels like something is stuck?

Chest pain between breast feels like something is stuck?

Never ignore pain: Although this sounds like atypical chest pain or esophageal spasm, Istrongly advise immediate medical evaluation to rule out any underlying cardiac issues. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between breast and chest pain?

Rule of thumb: Breast pain usually has a sore spot. (medically we would say there is "tenderness"). You can usually worsen the pain by pressing on the spot that hurts. ...Read more

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What does the right side chest pain(under breast near) mean?

What does the right side chest pain(under breast near) mean?

Chest pain diagnosis: Chest pain is a very nonspecific symptom that can be caused by several things including an abnormality of the heart, lung, rib cage, muscles, skin, nerves, arteries, etc. When you get unusual chest pain it is always advisable to get evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have chest pain right side just above my breast. What's this?

Need to a Doc: Might not be worrisome if worsen touching, that would mean a chest wall/ muscle pain and would resolve with no treatment. ...Read more

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I have chest pain on my left side near the right side of my breast at the top its really painful?

I have chest pain on my left side near the right side of my breast at the top its really painful?

Have it evaluated: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read more

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I've had chronic chest pain for the last 28 years now in between my breasts and when I sleep it gets worse like my chest is clasping in?

I've had chronic chest pain for the last 28 years now in between my breasts and when I sleep it gets worse like my chest is clasping in?

See a Physician : It would appear that the pain is from the chest wall. If the symptoms have changed recently it may. Be some new condition and should be checked out ...Read more

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I have chest pain. It kinda feels like weights on my chest and the majority of the pain is in the middle between my breast. Also, makes it harder to br?

I have chest pain. It kinda feels like weights on my chest and the majority of the pain is in the middle between my breast. Also, makes it harder to br?

Time to call 911?: "Hard to breathe" and "chest pain" mean it is an emergency. One should call 911 for an ambulance, and not try to drive to the er. The ambulance can provide oxygen and monitoring on the way to the er. The doctors will rule out heart attack symptoms and pneumothorax (collapsed lung). If it turns out to be rib cartilage pains (costochondritis) or heartburn (gastric reflux), that can be treated too. ...Read more

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Chest pain on the right my breast is numb? Help

Chest pain on the right my breast is numb? Help

Get it checked: Numbness usually is associated with neurological issues. Right sided pain is less likely due to cardiac reason but you need to see your pcp to get it checked and evaluation. ...Read more

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Under right breast chest pain? Gas?

could be: Also,: gall stones, biliary duct obstruction. Pleurisy, muscular pain, shingles, intercostal neuritis, myofascial syndrome, or even an atypical presentation of heart disease. ...Read more

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Chest pain under both breasts?

Chest pain under both breasts?

Atypical: That is atypical -- most likely breast, chest wall or musculoskeletal or skin origin -- have you talked with your doctor? You need to get an ECG anyway --. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have chest pain right between my breasts?

Many causes: Chest pain is a symptom that should be evaluated by a doctor. There's a long list of possible causes. Many are not serious but, of course, a few can be life threatening. So do yourself a favor and go see your family doctor. You'll be glad you did! ...Read more

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What causes short muscular chest pain above the breasts? This happens to me once in a while.

What causes short muscular chest pain above the breasts? This happens to me once in a while.

Heavy lifting/weight: Sounds like you were diagnosed with a pectoralis muscle strain ("muscular chest pain above breasts"). It is common in weightlifters & athletes who use their hands a lot. The pec muscle moves the arms forward (fly press) — excess weight in deconditioned athletes will cause it to spasm, even longer after you're done w/ weights. Best to rest, use heat to relax muscle, & TTYD about medications, if any ...Read more

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I have chest pain under my left breast, what to do?

I have chest pain under my left breast, what to do?

Depends: Thirties person having left chest pain absent cough, fever, or sob. If male then needs eval for heart disorder. In either sex might reflect costochondritis, inflammation of rib/cartilage junction, which should be exquisitely tender to direct palpation. See an osteopath. If tietz's syndrome then a single cortisone can resolve the problem; provided excess mechanical activities are avoided. ...Read more

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What to do if I have chest pain on my upper left breast?

See your doctor: This question and the issues it might be been very complicated. You should see your doctor for evaluation. if this is an acute issue you might want to go to the emergency room at the hospital. ...Read more

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What's the difference between breast pain and chest pain?

Chest pain: Breast pain is specific to your breast. Chest pain usually relates to pain caused by chest wall muscles, your heart, your lungs, or related to pain related to swallowing or heartburn. ...Read more

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I have chest pain near left breast for 5 days now, what to do?

I have chest pain near left breast for 5 days now, what to do?

Depends: Thirties person having left chest pain absent cough, fever, or sob. If male then needs eval for heart disorder. In either sex might reflect costochondritis, inflammation of rib/cartilage junction, which should be exquisitely tender to direct palpation. See an osteopath. If tietz's syndrome then a single cortisone can resolve the problem; provided excess mechanical activities are avoided. ...Read more

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Chest pain, pain below left breast. I'm scared because of it. Help?

Get evaluated: Always get evaluated for chest pain. Many causes of chest pain are not life-threatening — and fear/anxiety will just make it worse. There are several things that cause chest pain that are very serious. For this reason, you need to get the chest pain checked out as soon as possible. Emergency departments are the best first place to go if you can't see your doctor immediately ...Read more

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What do you advise if I have chest pain, pain below left breast. Scared because of it.?

Evaluation: You should have your chest pain evaluated by your physician. This could simply be musculoskletetal pain, but a cardiac cause should be considered given the location of the pain. The physician will take a more detailed history and examine you. You may end up getting a stress test and echocardiogram to evaluate for cardiac disease. Chest pain should not be taken lightly! ...Read more

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I'm having some chest pain underneath left breast.... It's not severe but I'm noticing it.?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have chest pain on the right side of my breast and my chest looks purple around my chest. What's wrong?

Sounds like a bruise: To me. The breast is tender tissue and you could be bruised from just a ball or minimal injury. If the pain is mild you could apply a heating pad and see if it gets better, turns yellow and goes away. If pain is severe, you may have a rib injury and should be seen (especially if at all short of breath). Ask Mom to help! ...Read more