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What can cause a mild aching pain in top left side of chest?

What can cause a mild aching pain in top left side of chest?

Get to the ED: Chest pain, especially left sided achy pain, could be due to a heart attack... Other possibilities exist of course. Get to the emergency department and get evaluated regardless. ...Read more

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Dull ache on left side of chest near arm pit and under left side of collarbone it bothers me when I lift with my left arm or pick up something heavy I?

Dull ache on left side of chest near arm pit and under left side of collarbone it bothers me when I lift with my left arm or pick up something heavy I?

Dull ache chest: This sounds of orthopedic nature and less likely to be cardiac given your young age (30) and the fact that it is positional in nature. Best to start with an orthopedist. If you can't get in to see one for months, start with a fellowship trained physical therapist. ...Read more

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Dull aching pain on left side of chest. Resting pain stays the same. Heart rate is103.

Dull aching pain on left side of chest.  Resting pain stays the same.  Heart rate is103.

Go to ER: Left sided chest pain should be evaluated. Other symptoms that suggest heart problem are nausea, shortness of breath, sweating episodes, pain in arm or jaw. Risk factors include age, high BP, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, smoking and family history or heart disease. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of chest above breast. Comes and goes, not constant. Sometimes a sharp pain, today more of an ache.

Pain in left side of chest above breast. Comes and goes, not constant. Sometimes a sharp pain, today more of an ache.

Musculature: If you do not feel a lump, warmth etc., then anything that is sharp or stabbing is usually of musculoskelatal origin (rib, muscles, tendons). Pleurisy would usually be associated with a cough and fever. This pain pattern is not typical of cardiac origin. ...Read more

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Stiffness on back left side of neck left arm weakness dull ache mid to left side of chest?

Stiffness on back left side of neck left arm weakness dull ache mid to left side of chest?

Need a physical exam: and imaging like X ray and MRI to figure out of you have disk disease in the neck that causes your symptoms. Call a pain specialist and make an appointment. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Eval: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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A weak aching feeling in left arm And upper left side of chest by armpit. EKG and blood pressure was good and so was chest xray?

A weak aching feeling in left arm
And upper left side of chest by armpit.  EKG and blood pressure was good and so was chest xray?

Need cardiologist!: Your symptoms may be from blockage in the heart's blood supply vessels (coronary artery disease) and need to be evaluated by a cardiologist . If you can tolerate aspirin, start taking an adult strength 325mg today, together with omega 3 fish oil. If symptoms are worsening, go to the er without delay! if they are stable, then see a md asap. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause feeling of chest fullness/soreness? Whenever i get anxious right side of chest feels stiff/sore but when calm i feel nothing

Can anxiety cause feeling of chest fullness/soreness? Whenever i get anxious right side of chest feels stiff/sore but when calm i feel nothing

Yes: Anxiety can cause many symptoms from chest pain to shortness of breath to hyperventilation. Seek the help of a counselor or psychiatrist with experience with anxiety to learn coping mechanisms to relieve your anxiety. ...Read more

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I'm having a dull ache that comes and goes in upper right side of Chest under rib cage. (Near liver) It Started yesterday. Could it be my liver?

I'm having a dull ache that comes and goes in upper right side of Chest under rib cage. (Near liver) 
It Started yesterday. Could it be my liver?

Liver: Unlikely liver pain, more likely strain of ribs or chest muscles. Try rest and ice to area and it should resolve in 3 days, iF not seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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Sore, red area next to right nipple x2 days. Now one of the veins on rt side of chest is dark purple (extending from my nipple to clavicle). Causes?

Sore, red area next to right nipple x2 days. Now one of the veins on rt side of chest is dark purple (extending from my nipple to clavicle). Causes?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities - an area of redness could indicate a skin infection (cellulitis) or infection of the breast (mastitis). If this is sore or painful, it's best to have it examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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Everytime I get white tongue cause either by GERD or thrush I notice I get swollen lymph nodes on the side of chest that is sore ,is that GERD related?

Everytime I get white tongue cause either by GERD or thrush I notice I get swollen lymph nodes on the side of chest that is sore ,is that GERD related?

Need more details: White coat on tongue is not always thrush. Do you smoke? Are you sick? How do you know it is thrush? If it is thrush, you need to explore the reason for it. You need to spend some time with your DR. If your Dr fails to provide satisfaction, request a consult with a Dr of internal medicine. ...Read more

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Can my back and right side of chest be sore from laying around to much due to anxiety/panic disorder?

Can my back and right side of chest be sore from laying around to much due to anxiety/panic disorder?

Hard to Say: There are lots of reasons why you might be having pain, so it would be best to get a good physical evaluation. Sometimes, chronic feelings of anxiety can be connected to pain, and episodes of panic can certainly be associated with chest pain. In any case, start with an appointment with you primary care physician. ...Read more

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What could cause pain on left side of chest (sharp mild pain)?

What could cause pain on left side of chest (sharp mild pain)?

See physician: Usual causes of pain are trauma, musculosketal bruise , fx, or muscular strain.Inflammation in anterior cartilage so called costochondritis( (viral or traumatic) can cause pain which reproduce by pushing on the involved cartilage in the front of the rib cage.Left chest pain historically associated with heart and gastrointestinal reflux.If continues see physician for examination and workup. ...Read more