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What does it mean if I have chest pain right between my breasts?

What does it mean if I have chest pain right between my breasts?

Many causes: Chest pain is a symptom that should be evaluated by a doctor. There's a long list of possible causes. Many are not serious but, of course, a few can be life threatening. So do yourself a favor and go see your family doctor. You'll be glad you did! ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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What does the right side chest pain(under breast near ) mean?

What does the right side chest pain(under breast near ) mean?

Chest pain diagnosis: Chest pain is a very nonspecific symptom that can be caused by several things including an abnormality of the heart, lung, rib cage, muscles, skin, nerves, arteries, etc. When you get unusual chest pain it is always advisable to get evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Does dull.chest pain in between breasts mean heart attack?

Not necessarily: Chest pain can be due to numerous causes. It doesn't always mean heart attack. I would get this checked out however. ...Read more

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Does chest pain under the left breast always mean heart attack?

Does chest pain under the left breast always mean heart attack?

No: Left sided chest pain has many causes (ribs, lungs, heart, esophagus, stomach, breast, muscular, etc..). It is best to see a doc who will ask the appropriate questions to delineate the cause of one's pain, perform an exam, and perhaps order additional testing. ...Read more

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My sister is a breast cancer survivor. She has chest pain and her doctor told her she has fluid around her heart. What does this mean? Is this real ba

My sister is a breast cancer survivor. She has chest pain and her doctor told her she has fluid around her heart. What does this mean? Is this real ba

Need more workup: Please have your sister work with her doctors to find out why she has a pericardial effusion, or fluid around her heart and chest pain.

Until the reason is figured out, the significance is uncertain. It could be anything from benign fluid unrelated to her chest pain, or possibly percarditis - an inflammation of the lining (pericardium) around the heart, or something more concerning. ...Read more

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I am having chest pain, right between my breasts. i exercise regularly but my heart is always a little too fast, I feel this pain in stressful days.

I am having chest pain, right between my breasts. i exercise regularly but my heart is always a little too fast, I feel this pain in stressful days.

You may have a: reflux acid problem. It may in some people feel like heart burn or even chest pain.

Your doctor should be able to treat you for that and if not better, then may ask you to seek a specialist opinion.

Good luck. ...Read more

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I have chest pain right side just above my breast.What's this?

Need to a Doc: Might not be worrisome if worsen touching, that would mean a chest wall/ muscle pain and would resolve with no treatment. ...Read more

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I have chest pain under my left breast, what to do?

I have chest pain under my left breast, what to do?

Depends: Thirties person having left chest pain absent cough, fever, or sob. If male then needs eval for heart disorder. In either sex might reflect costochondritis, inflammation of rib/cartilage junction, which should be exquisitely tender to direct palpation. See an osteopath. If tietz's syndrome then a single cortisone can resolve the problem; provided excess mechanical activities are avoided. ...Read more

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What to do if I have chest pain on my upper left breast?

See your doctor: this question, and the issues it might be are very complicated. you should see your doctor for evaluation. if this is an acute issue you might want to go to the emergency room at the hospital. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I have chest pain, pain below left breast. Scared because of it.?

What do you advise if I have chest pain, pain below left breast. Scared because of it.?

Evaluation: You should have your chest pain evaluated by your physician. This could simply be musculoskletetal pain, but a cardiac cause should be considered given the location of the pain. The physician will take a more detailed history and examine you. You may end up getting a stress test and echocardiogram to evaluate for cardiac disease. Chest pain should not be taken lightly! ...Read more

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I have chest pain on my left side near the right side of my breast at the top its really painful?

I have chest pain on my left side near the right side of my breast at the top its really painful?

Have it evaluated: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read more

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I have chest pain. It kinda feels like weights on my chest and the majority of the pain is in the middle between my breast. Also makes it harder to br?

I have chest pain. It kinda feels like weights on my chest and the majority of the pain is in the middle between my breast. Also makes it harder to br?

Time to call 911?: "hard to breathe" and "chest pain" mean it is an emergency. One should call 911 for an ambulance, and not try to drive to the er. The ambulance can provide oxygen and monitoring on the way to the er. The doctors will rule out heart attack symptoms and pneumothorax (collapsed lung). If it turns out to be rib cartilage pains (costochondritis) or heartburn (gastric reflux), that can be treated too. ...Read more

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I have chest pain near left breast for 5 days now, what to do?

I have chest pain near left breast for 5 days now, what to do?

Depends: Thirties person having left chest pain absent cough, fever, or sob. If male then needs eval for heart disorder. In either sex might reflect costochondritis, inflammation of rib/cartilage junction, which should be exquisitely tender to direct palpation. See an osteopath. If tietz's syndrome then a single cortisone can resolve the problem; provided excess mechanical activities are avoided. ...Read more

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I have chest pain on the right side of my breast and my chest looks purple around my chest. what's wrong?

Sounds like a bruise: to me. The breast is tender tissue and you could be bruised from just a ball or minimal injury. If the pain is mild you could apply a heating pad and see if it gets better, turns yellow and goes away. If pain is severe, you may have a rib injury and should be seen (especially if at all short of breath). Ask Mom to help! ...Read more

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I have chest pain on the right side above my breast when ever i take a deep breathe.?

Pleurisy: This is termed "pleuritic" pain, meaning pain originating from the lining of the lungs (called the pleura). Common causes of pleurisy are infections of the lung's lining (e.g., viruses), bacterial infections of the lung (pneumonia), blood clots in the lung's blood vessels (pulmonary embolism), tumors, blood in the pleural space caused by trauma to the chest, etc. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have chest pain upper left side under breast i`m 53 years old had this pain for 2 days, should I go to hospital?

I have chest pain upper left side under breast i`m 53 years old had this pain for 2 days, should I go to hospital?

Anything: 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. ...Read more

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I have chest pain on the right side above my breast whenever i take a deep breath. I cannot think of anything that could of caused it.?

Pulls and Pleurisy: The usual explanation in someone your age is a simple strain of an intercostal muscle, but inflammation of the linings around the heart or lung can cause this as well. You haven't specified what type of pain, but i suppose some injury to the ribs and/or cartilage could do it as well. See your doc to discuss. ...Read more

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I have chest pain under my left breast. Pinching when I breath deep and move, worse lying down. No feverI take Qvar daily and had serve cough in Dec. ?

Chest pain: Many severe viral upper respiratory infections are accompanied by s verse pleuritic, pleurisy or pericarditis. They both have symptoms you described and can be self limited or treated with anti-inflammatory agents ...Read more

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I just had thyroid surgery & my dr told me that it was hashimoto & now I have chest pain between my breast?

I just had thyroid surgery & my dr told me that it was hashimoto & now I have chest pain between my breast?

Contact your doctor!: There could be different reasons for your chest pain. Your personal physician needs to be contacted to find out what causes the pain. ...Read more

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I have chest pain only when doing pull-ups. It is at the base of my breast bone more on my left than right. It is sore to touch , but not bad.

Typical muscle : This is typical for muscle strain. Make sure yourtechnique is correct and dont over do it. Rest and nsaids should help. If it doesnt after a week or so see your doctor and get it looked at. ...Read more

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Ok, I'm 21 years old. I have chest pain that comes from different things. I've had ammonia before? Don't know if it's breast cancer or heart problems.

Ok, I'm 21 years old. I have chest pain that comes from different things. I've had ammonia before? Don't know if it's breast cancer or heart problems.

This is my advice to: My advice to you is not to think of worst possible causes for your chest pain, like you have listed here.
You do not have breast Cancer or heart problems at this young age.
If the pain is persistent after 2-3 weeks, you should go see your doctor and have him/her check you with a complete physical examination. If there is any serious concern, he/she may order some tests to make a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Chest pain under both breasts ?

Chest pain under both breasts ?

Atypical: That is atypical -- most likely breast, chest wall or musculoskeletal or skin origin -- have you talked with your doctor? You need to get an ECG anyway --. ...Read more

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What could cause dull chest pain between breasts?

What could cause dull chest pain between breasts?

Chest pain: Hi, the pain is not worse with activity then unlikely to originate from heart, then the pain could be from Stomach (acid reflux), spasm of Esophagus, muscle pain, rib pain. ...Read more

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What could cause pain between lower breasts? Is that considered chest pain

What could cause pain between lower breasts? Is that considered chest pain

Dyspepsia.: We may generally term this "dyspepsia". Some possibilities for you specifically may include reflux, gastritis, stomach ulcer, duodenitis, duodenal ulcer or an issue with your gallbladder or pancreas. ...Read more

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What causes pain between lower breasts? Is that still considered chest pain?

Sternum?: Between the lower breast is the lower 1/3 of the sternum and the xiphoid process. Pain in this area can be from the stomach - gastritis, acid reflux. It can be from bone/cartilage - costochondritis (which can be caused by injury and even stress/anxiety). This one isn't dangerous but can be painful. Is the pain worse when you breath deep? Does it hurt to press in that area? ...Read more