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What Causes A Sharp Pain In My Right And Left Side If My Chest While Breathing
Pleuritis: Is a general term for pain when taking a deep breath and can be caused by a number of things, including infections and inflammation. You should probably see your doctor about this to make sure it is not something serious. Anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen and naproxyn help with pleurisy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sharp pain in the right side of my chest when I breathe deeply, and also in my right shoulder and side of neck. What is this?
Pleurisy: good news, it is not your heart. what you are describing is what we call pleurisy, or pleuritic type chest pain. it comes from inflammation/irritation of the lining of the lung. it can at times if irritates the diaphragm , refer pain to upper shoulder/neck area (called Kehrs, sign). benign mostly, and no therapy needed. if prolonged pain (not norm) then anti-inflammatorys may help ...Read more
Sharp, stabbing chest pain in the left side of my chest. Noticed when laying on my right side. Worsens when breathing in. What could this be?
Had on and off pain in right side chest and upper back ,today am having pain left side hurts when breath in around rib area what can this be?
Need more info: To determine if you have an acute respiratory problem like pneumonia, history of fever and other symptoms like cough and poor appetite is important . In absence if these, one can consider other causes of inflammation such as asthma or pleurisy. For now you can take anti inflammatory medicine like ibuprofen 400 mg every 6-8 hrs for 2-3 days. If still not improved. Pl get examined by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I have tight pain on my right side of chest when deep breath or cough sneez... Pain is going down to my right side of my back and side of body?
Costochondritis: Your pain is likely due to inflammation of the rib cage. If it is worse with deep on deep inhalation, this is likely. You can try an antiinflammatory like Motrin or naprosyn (naproxen). It takes a few days to improve. If the pain is exertional or goes down the arm may be a heart issue see your internist if no change in a few days. Good luck! ...Read more
Having pain on right side under ribs when i breath in and sometimes for no reason and my right shoulder?
What would cause severe shooting pain in my left side near my ribcage and hurts everytime I breathe?
I have sharp pains on the right side of my chest and right side of my upper back but the sharp pain doesn't happen while breathing just at random?
Likely benign: But a good evaluation by a physician or osteopath would appear reasonable. www.thepmc.org. ...Read more
Im having dull pain in left arm and the back of left leg also i can get this pain that comes on in my left side of chest what could it be?
Arm and leg: Sorry to hear about this. You MUST see your primary doctor as soon as possible. She/he will take your medical history, examine you, and then order some labs and possibly an xray. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Have pain in left side of my chest when taking a deep breath and keeps going under my left arm pit please help?
Pleurisy?: Discomfort in the chest that worsens with a deep breath is called pleuritic pain or pleurisy. This is often due to some inflammation of the lining around the lungs or the sac around the heart. Often it is due to a virus and will get better without treatment. However it could be something more serious condition with the lungs or chest and if it continues or worsens, see your doctor. ...Read more
Internal organs: It could also be referred pain from your gallbladder or liver. ...Read more
I am having intermittent sharp left side bladder pain and at the same time l am getting a sharp pain on my left side by my armpit and upper chest.
Bladder infection?: Could be urinary tract infection. See your physician. ...Read more
I developed a sharp pain that comes and goes on my upper back left side, also have a cough and pain hurts when i breath and or make sudden moves?
I have a constant pain in my upper left side that radiates from my chest to my wrist. Sometimes my heart palpitations it takes my breath. Any idea?
Chest pain: Absent further information such as age, comorbid conditions etc the best suggestion is to assume the worst and seek medical evaluation ASAP ...Read more
I have been having sharp stabbing pain in the middle of my chest and then the pain spreads to the left side of my chest . What could it b?
Many things, but: Esophageal spasm is a possibility, but could be of cardiac, gastric, pancreatic, pulmonary or musculoskeletal origin , between others. Tell me more about the circumstances when the pain presents and wether you have any other symptoms or medical problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi. I am experiencing a sharp pain in my chest when I'm breathing. it's more toward the left side. what could be the cause?
Could be muscular: If you are otherwise healthy, this could be due to a pulled muscle from heavy lifting or positioning. However, if you have fever/cough/shortness of breath accompanying this pain, it could be lung problems. In any case, if this worsens, you should be seen in person by a doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes a bad pain in my right shoulder blade and back pain/ seems to be the right side of my rib cage
An Ortho evaluation: When patients have persistent pain a good physical and exam can usually help figure out the causes which in this situation can include rotator cuff issues, neck pain, a pinched nerve or muscle spasm. An orthopedist or physical medicine and rehab can evaluate if a MRI is necessary and when to start therapy or other treatment. There are other non ortho causes of pain to consider like costochondritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im having chest pain especially when i breath deeply, there is a sharp pain in the right side of my chest and last night i could hardly sleep?
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