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What Could Be Causing Pain Near My Left Rib By My Heart
What causes a short stabbing pain in side of left breast near armpit?Some dull pain in ribs below armpit & below bra line of PCP says heart ok.
Costochondritis: Costochondritis, or Tietze's disease results from irritation of the cartilage that joins the upper ribs to the breastbone. Pain is typically manifest with movement, deep breath, cough. It is a benign condition, which can be properly treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. Mechanical irritation due to bra wires can exacerbate the symptoms. ...Read more
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What would cause pain in left shoulderblade, ribs, and in left chest at and below braline? Doc says heart ok.Some pain down arm to fingers.
Radiculopathy: A nerve pinched as it exits the spinal column can produce this pain pattern. The pinching would be in the midback and would not cause arm pain. There would have to be another pinching in the neck or problems with the arm itself to cause arm pain. Discuss these possibilities with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes pain under left armpit and upper ribs just below. The pain comes and goes. Also radiates to my hand. I don't think its cardiac as I've had many tests on my heart.
Pain in chest & arm: The most common cause of acute pain in the nontraumatized shoulder is calcific tendonitis or bursitis readily identified by plain film radiography rogers et al 1988. This pain may radiate to the hand. Pin point chest pain is indicative of chosto chondritis. Both condtions can exist and confuse treatment and diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PCP says heart ok.Woke up twice with burning pain in left breast, and ribs below breast.Lasted only seconds.What would cause this? See cardiologist?
What causes an Intermittent burning pain in rib cage below armpit,just below left breast, shoulder blade?Pcp says heart ok.ekg,stress test, monitor ok
What causes short shooting pains from ribs up into left breast,from shoulder blade to left breast,and left breast? PCP & cardiologist say not heart.
Anxiety: If cardiologist is reassuring that the pain is non cardiac, then the pain either is musculoskeletal- skeletal or anxiety related or both. Take some OTC anti inflammatory and apply heat and cold alternatively for a few days and continue to do relaxation exercises. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes shooting pains from ribs into left chest under breast,from shoulder blade to left chest,and left chest?PCP & cardiologist say not heart.
Could be a variety: of things. If your cardiologist ruled out cardiac involvement, other things may include anxiety, muscle/skeletal pains, gastritis, stomach ulcers, among others. I would discuss with your PCP and ask for further work up or possible referral to other specialists that can help figure it out. Best of luck. ...Read more
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