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What Could Cause Sudden Sharp Chest Pain That Lasts A Few Seconds
Having sharp, shooting pains on the left side of my chest/side. Pain lasts for a few seconds and then goes away. What could this be?
I'm having sharp upper right abdominal pain it comes and goes and only lasts a few seconds what could it be ?
Could be: Problem with ribs, skin, lungs, gall bladder, stomach, intestines or kidney. Should be evaluated in person to give you the best diagnosis. ...Read more
Left side chest pain , hurts when pressed and sometimes I get a sudden stabbing no pain only lasts a few seconds no pain in middle of chest or arms ?
In general: Sharp or stabbing pains are from the muscles and bones. Reproducing the pain with physical pressure usually excludes the heart as a cause. Cardiac pain is usually dull like a tooth ache. Sometimes lung pain or pain from the pleura (lining of the lungs) can be sudden sharp and brief. To be safe get checked out by a health care provider. ...Read more
Strange left jaw and ear pain...VERY random..only lasts a few seconds when happens. If it was heart related.. would the pain be more constant?
Possible TMJ...: It seems like you might be suffering of temporomandibular jaw dysfunction which is pain and inflammation of the ligament that is located between your jaw and skull.It can mimic a earache and it might also be manifested with pain while chewing, pain when opening the mouth, etc. Heart issues usually last longer and most likely would involve chest pain, trouble breathing esp.with exercise.F/u w/ PCP. ...Read more
Stabbing pain right side of chest. Lasted about a minute, hard to breath except very short breaths causing dizziness. Pain subtle 10min later.
Pain in right armpit. Only happens for a a couple seconds then goes away. Can anxiety cause pain on armpit? What causes armpit pain?
Several possible: This may be related to a muscle spasm, gallstone, or kidney stone, among other things. It is difficult to say without knowing the location. Kidney stones can cause pain in the flank or groin area, and gallstones would cause right upper quadrant pain. Pain related to muscle spasm could be in any location. See your doctor if the pain continues or gets worse. ...Read more
Almost sharp but dull left side chest pain that comes and goes every couple of seconds. I'd rate the pain a 3 to 4. What could this be?
Given your age: Most likely musculoskeletal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Explanation : Many reasons. For professional answer try to figure out by yourself: how often per day or week or even month, related to bright light, high sound or something else, or nothing., some anxiety or overstessed.. Then with all this information you can go to the doctor for evaluation ...Read more
Chest pains for the last 4 days. Pain radiates straight through back & left arm. It is a dull, uncomfortable ache. EKG normal. What could this be?
Intermittent sharp pain in upper left side for a couple days. Past splenic infarct. Should I see Dr? What could be causing this to happen?
Yes: Given the history of a past splenic infarct (do you still have the spleen?) I would call your doctor for appointment ...Read more
I randomly got severe stabbing pain when breathing in underneith my nipple that lasted 1 min. What could cause that?
Nipple area pain: Great many possibilities. Please give more information about yourself and the pain so we can help you. ...Read more
Causes of nerve like chest pain, stinging, in left upper chest extending to abdomen, brief but several episodes over last few days. I have mr & tr.?
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