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What Could Cause Sudden Sharp Chest Pain That Lasts A Few Seconds
Any chest pain: Gets a doctors attention. Go in for an evaluation. At your age, one must rule out cardiovascular dz or pulmonary disease. This can usually be done with a thorough h;p, ekg, and chest x-ray. ...Read more
Occasional sharp chest pain over the last two weeks, off and on. Should I be concerned. 46 year old female.
Yes: Please see a physician for further check up possibly cardiac in nature ...Read more
I'm a I'm a smoker and I'm having sharp chest pain it last about 3 to 4 minutes no other symptoms it comes and goes I can exercise going on for about 30 days?
What causes 19 yr to wake from sleep with sharp chest pain on left side for 2-3 min no other symptoms.
At 19 sharp chest pain likely related to some type of pleurisy or chest wall pain. GERD another possibility. Although less likely a more serious cause would be PE.
Usually at your age a bop and smoking would need to be involved. Cardiac can be cause, but usually associated with drug use at your age. ...Read more
My teen has intermitant sharp chest pain. He said last time that it spread after to his left side and felt like it was "protruding". What can this be?
I'm 20 years old and have been having random sessions of sharp chest pain, mostly during inhalation. What could be the the possible cause?
See the doctor: In a young person, cardiac disease is uncommon, but it can happen and pain with inspriation can be a sign of lung disease, pleursey or a fractured rib. I would see my physician as soon as possible. ...Read more
Multiple things: 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. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more
My ankel bruised last night and became swolen. But no injury occured to create this. It was aldo accompanied by sharp chest pain. What is this?
A Leg Up On YourPain: Any swelling in the legs accompanied by sharp chest pains should be taken seriously. How, you ask, are the two connected? Well, if a clot forms in the leg, the leg will swell-- and if part of the clot breaks-off it can go into your lung and cause pain, shortness of breath, plus other nasty things. The textbooks describe people prone to this problem. Let your doctor figure it out. ...Read more
Hi doctor I have sharp chest pain that last 3 seconds, I have done blood test, chest xray everything was normal. What could be
Can anxiety cause back and abdomen pain? I also have a hiatal hernia could this cause sharp chest pain? All heart test came back normal.
What can cause me to have sharp chest pain associated with high left side back pain up into the back of my neck sometimes causing a headache?
Heart Disease?: With the limited information, the foremost concern would be a heart condition such as angina. I would recommend that you get evaluated as soon as possible. It is possible you have cervical spine or a muscular cause for your symptoms, but these conditions are not life-threatening. Please get a cardiology evaluation first and make sure you don't have symptoms related to heart disease. ...Read more
Hi, I'm getting sharp chest pain at random for 3 to 5 seconds only? I'm working in IT company. Blood pressure is normal. What would be the cause?
Not enuf info: Although it's impossible to say, my guess would be a muscular source because of it's marked brevity. Cardiac pain is neither sharp nor that brief. GI tends to be burning or gnawing with loss of appetite and/or nausea. Arthritis usually is on-going. Do certain movements or positions make it worse? Can you find trigger points by compressing the area that hurts? That would reinforce the dx. ...Read more
What does sharp chest pain on the left side that comes and goes for a few seconds mean last like 5 minutes I suffer from high blood pressure take med?
A: Heart condition is the most concerning cause, such as an mi. Go to the er or doctor asap with this symptom. ...Read more
I sneezed & got this sharp chest pain that got worse with movement but if I stayed still it wouldn't hurt only lasted 15min wen to ER EKG normal?
Pulled muscle: Sounds like you pulled a muscle in your rib cage sneezing. I'm almost surprised they even did an ekg. It hurts when you move because you are contracting that muscle. ...Read more
Hi, I am a 21 year old male, and im experiencing some sharp chest pain after running about a quarter mile what is the cause? The pain is sharp and is located in the mid left section right underneath the nipple area and slightly to the right. This pain onl
This: This could be musculoskeletal. If you are deconditioned, you may be building up lactic acide. ...Read more
Shooting, sharp chest pain every once in a while (maybe 1x/week). No heart conditions, normal EKG and electrocardiograph. Is this cause for concern?
No: Your symptoms could be normal or benign. Anxeity might make it worse. Consult your md if you are concerned! ...Read more
I had a sharp chest pain from nowhere while walking last night. It became crampy and then my breasts achy. Lasted a minute or less. GERD Costocondris?
Risk is there: Your risk of having a heart problem with diabetes is high. If you recently had a cardiac evaluation and if it's normal then worry about other causes. You have panic attacks, that can be another reason. But first please make sure that this is not related to heart condition. Sometimes it can be atypical nature of pain. Talk to your doctor more about it for appropriate testing. ...Read more
In lupus, what is likely cause of sharp chest pain I get sometimes during flares that worsens when I lean forward or inhale. Heart/lungs scans normal.?
Unclear: Lupus pts can get pericarditis - sharp chest pain which is worse with deep breath but improved by leaning forward/worse lying on your back. Alternatively, lupus pts also get myalgia (muscle pain) and arthralgia (joint pain, including of the rib cage) which can be worse with deep breath but wouldn't change much with different position. Heart and lung scans would be normal for all of these. ...Read more
Sharp chest pain and belching. Feels bruised when I touch it. I am on protonix (pantoprazole) for gerd, however for last 12 hours I've been in pain and constant belch?
? gastritis: This discomfort is abnormal for gerd and could be due to esophagitis, gastritis or a peptic ulcer. See a gastroenterologist for evaluation. Until then follow a bland diet, avoid caffeine, alcohol and tobacco, take antacids after meals and bedtime as well as increasing your Protonix (pantoprazole) to twice daily ...Read more
Radial artery occlusion. Past two days have been having shortness of breath and sharp chest pain on and off. Occasional pain in wrist. What is cause?
Needs to be checked: You have chest pain associated with shortness of breath, you should see your doctor asap or go to the emergency dept of nearest hospital. You will need a detailed history and physical exam and if indicated xray or cat scan and blood test including arterial blood gases etc if indicated to find the cause of your symptoms. It may or may not be related to radial artery occlusion, depeding on the cause. ...Read more
Can heart -burn or gerd cause sharp chest pain on the left side of chest. Occurred while drinking coffee and after eating. My BP was normal.
What can cause shortness of breath unable to breathe in deeply, sharp chest pain, sudden headache and feeling of being light headed after running?
A 33 year old woman has been suffering from tummy cramps, nausea, burping, flatulence, headache, diarrhea, pain on theleft side of the back, and sharp chest pain, from the last 3 days. What should be done?
- Talk to a doctor online
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