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Im feeling pain in my left chest near the armpit. What is the reason?

Im feeling pain in my left chest near the armpit. What is the reason?

Doctor can examine: A person with left chest pain must see the doctor right away to find out why. He should be going to the E.R. If he cannot reach her doctor. If it turns out to be a heart problem or heart attack, a collapsed lung, a pneumonia, a blood clot in the lung, bad heartburn, costochondritis (inflammation of the rib joints), etc..., he will be in the right place at the emergency room. ...Read more

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What is this pain and pulsing in my upper left abdomen?

What is this pain and  pulsing in my upper left abdomen?

Lots possible...: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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What is this pain in the back of my right thigh?

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Hamstring? sciatica?: Commonly pain in the back of thigh is due to hamstring injury or sciatica. The latter may radiate pain past the knee and into the leg sometimes with numbnes. Sciatica is due to low back issues such as arthritis or disc herniation compressing the sciatic nerve/branches. If symptoms persist or you develop any weakness/paralysis in your lower extremities then seek attention immediately in an er. ...Read more

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What is this sharp pain in my chest under my left breast?

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What is this sharp pain in my chest under my left breast?

Cp: CP can be due to various causes. Heart attack, pericarditis, aneurysms, costchondritis, pleurisy, pneumonia, acid reflux, cancers, esophageal spasms etc. ...Read more

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What is causing the stabbing pain in the back of my knee?

What is causing the stabbing pain in the back of my knee?

Arthritis or tear: It may be due to arthritis or tears. See an orthopedist. An exam and an MRI would give you the answer. ...Read more

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What can be this sharp burning pain in the lower left side of my abdomin. ?

What can be this sharp burning pain in the lower left side of my abdomin. ?

OB/GYN problem: This may be a visceral problem due to a gynecological problem. It needs to be worked up by the specialist. It also depends on how long it has been a problem and what your medical history is. ...Read more

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What causes a sharp pain on the top of my left breast in my chest close to the armpit?

What causes a sharp pain on the top of my left breast in my chest close to the armpit?

Many Reaons: Muscle pull, stretching of ligaments, infection, blocked duct, etc. So many possibilities if it continues see your dr. ...Read more

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What would cause a pain in the chest? The pain started in my chest and rib cage. Now it is in my chest and the pain has gotten a little worst.

What would cause a pain in the chest? The pain started in my chest and rib cage. Now it is in my chest and the pain has gotten a little worst.

Many causes: There r many causes, most important is 2 r/o the serious one like embolism, esp if on b/c pills. Others can b pneumonia, pleuritis. B cn now 2 r/o pe and also get a solid DX from ur pcp or internest. ...Read more

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What would cause a sharp pain in the lower left side of my stomach?

What would cause a sharp pain in the lower left side of my stomach?

Get it checked: There are many causes of left sided abdominal pain 1diverticulitis 2kidney infection/stones 3pelvic inflammatory disease in women 4inflanmatory bowel disease' 5irritable bowel syndrome 6bowel obstruction i will recommend you see your doctor or a gastroenterologist, to find the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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What is causing the pain in my chest when i inhale?

Muscle, bone or...: Cartilage. Could also be any portion of the trachea or the bronchi. If you can reproduce the pain by pressing on your rib up or down, it could be slipped rib syndrome or dysfunction. Please refer here: http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html. ...Read more

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Pain in my chest and tightness, and pain under the collarbone. Comes and goes. What could this be?

Chest pain: Should always be evaluated by your doctor immediately. Must rule out a cardiac cause but can be musculoskeletal or lung source. ...Read more

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What is dull pain the back of my skull?

Vague: Need a thorough health history and exam. Duration of the pain, severity, frequency, other symptoms. See a dr. To get answers. ...Read more

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Chest pain in top left of chest what can it be?

Evaluation: You need to rule out cardiac pain, go to er, may be false alarm, but if cardiac, you are in danger of heart attack. Do not delay. ...Read more

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What is the sharp pin stabbing pain in my eye?

Eye pain: There are many causes of eye pain. The type of pain you describe is often associated with irritation of the eye surface. You can try some artificial tears on a regular basis for several days to see if this helps. If not, then see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What is this sharp pain in my chest under my left breast?

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Cp: CP can be due to various causes. Heart attack, pericarditis, aneurysms, costchondritis, pleurisy, pneumonia, acid reflux, cancers, esophageal spasms etc. ...Read more

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I need advice on what to do with this sharp pain in my chest , i can barely breathe?

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 might be causing this sharp pain in my chest?

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What might be causing this sharp pain in my chest?

CP: Causes of chest pain: emergent causes: needing immediate attention- heart attack, aneurysm, clot in the lungs, pneumonia or pleurisy, cholecystitis non urgent causes: esophageal spasm, acid reflux, costochondritis, musculoskeletal causes, intercostal neuralgia check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause a sudden sharp pain in my chest which is followed by a fast heart rate for about ten to fifteen minutes?

What could cause a sudden sharp pain in my chest which is followed by a fast heart rate for about ten to fifteen minutes?

Palpitation: You need a 24-hr holter monitor to evaluate rhythmn disturbance. If you are above 50 years old, a Lexiscan to evaluate coronary perfusion and heart muscle function would be helpful. ...Read more

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What could be causing the sharp pain in my chest and belly when I make certain minor movements while lying down on the bed?

What could be causing the sharp pain in my chest and belly when I make certain minor movements while lying down on the bed?

Need more info: It's difficult to know what is causing your pain without getting more information, and perhaps having an exam and testing. Huge medical textbooks are written to teach us the possibilities. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Chest pain right after singing. in the middle of my chest sharp pain. Didn't happen till after i stopped singing?

Chest pain right after singing. in the middle of my chest sharp pain. Didn't happen till after i stopped singing?

Few causes: There are a few things that could be causing your pain. Most likely, you pulled the muscles and ligaments around the ribs and inside the chest. This may be sore to touch, and actually worsen for a few days before improving. Less likely, you can actually pop your lung by straining. That pain is usually more one sided. If at any time you feel short of breath, you need to be seen right away. ...Read more

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Hi, ive just woke up with chest pain in my left side, tried turning over several times but the pain was like a sharp pain everytime I tried. ?

Hi, ive just woke up with chest pain in my left side, tried turning over several times but the pain was like a sharp pain everytime I tried. ?

Chest pain: If you are a young guy, with no family history and relatively healthy the risk of this being heart is low. In addition if it is reproducible with movement you are more than likely facing musculoskeletal. Twitter @christianassad ...Read more

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I keep getting chest pain on the right side it comes and goes it'll leave for couple days then return sharp pain and lasts about 5min to 10min tops.

I keep getting chest pain on the right side it comes and goes it'll leave for couple days then return sharp pain and lasts about 5min to 10min tops.

Sharp right sided: chest pain is unlikely to be cardiac especially in an 18 year old. It is most likely related to muscles and bones of the chest. A health care provider will be able to examine you and determine the most likely cause. ...Read more

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I have chest pain, short sharp pain. should i go to a&e?

Yes: Get it evaluated. It may be nothing but important to know what it is so you can be treated ...Read more

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chest pain, which sends a sharp pain up to the face and vision gets blurry ?

 chest pain, which sends a sharp pain up to the face and vision gets blurry ?

Chest pain: Given the symptoms you describe you either need to see your doctor as soon as possible or get yourself to the nearest Emergency Room! ...Read more

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Dull chest pain, left chest. Turns into a sharp pain briefly when deep coughing ?

Chest pain: Insufficient detail to guess at cause etc ,Id suggest an in person or virtual consult via the Concierge service. ...Read more

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I am having this chest pain lately for a few days now. It felt like a very sharp pain and i can't relax from it...I had costocondritis before, help?

Costochondritis: Costochondritis can recur, and if you can reproduce it by pushing on the area, or if it gets worse with it deep breath, that is the likely diagnosis. See your doc to make sure. ...Read more

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Whole life I had this chest pain that happens rarely. I take a deef breath & i feel a sharp pain in chest, I feel a pop, & then its gone. What is it?

Whole life I had this chest pain that happens rarely. I take a deef breath & i feel a sharp pain in chest, I feel a pop, & then its gone. What is it?

Mgt/workup: Pain when you take a breath in may be caused by irritation, inflammation or infection of the pleura/pleural space. As a precaution, I would advise a visit with your physician, since more information is needed, and a chest radiograph as indicated. A virtual appt available online. ...Read more

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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 couldnt hardly sleep?

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 couldnt hardly sleep?

Something!: May be anything from trauma to your chest wall, pneumonia, pneumothorax, and a long list. See you pcp and give a complete history and be examined to get to the source. Some are serious. ...Read more

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I experienced a dull chest pain that woke me up late last night. It briefly became a sharp pain then subsided. I do have acid reflux and have been t?

Gerd ur age?: If you are less than 30 then it is ok you should take some take some antacids do not eat four hours before you go to bed and elevate your head while sleeping and if you are overweight lose weight and do not take a caffeinated or carbonated drinks and eat small portions if you are above 40 do EKG and get a treadmill test done thank you ...Read more

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Have had a very dull chest pain in my chest on the left side, feels like it’s right where my heart is, followed by the occasional sharp pain.

Have had a very dull chest pain in my chest on the left side, feels like it’s right where my heart is, followed by the occasional sharp pain.

Chest pain: indicates the need to go to the emergency room or see your doctor right away. If you have been cleared of heart problems you can see a mental health professional to learn coping skills for stress. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Turn my head l & r (normal speed) & I get a sharp pain on the r side of my chest. Pain remains w/ deep breaths. 2days now. What can cause this pain?

Turn my head l & r (normal speed) & I get a sharp pain on the r side of my chest. Pain remains w/ deep breaths. 2days now. What can cause this pain?

Chest wall: The behavior of pain appears to be related to motion, i.e., neck movement and breathing. Pleuritic pain is elicited by breathing. But your pain also comes on with turning your head right and left. Anything related to chest wall most likely leads to your symptoms. Please see a physician if this persists. ...Read more

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18 female 120lbs. Chest pain, crushing. Sharp pain in neck. Few days. On top that was beaten up. History of pain. Very nervous feeling. Scared. Help.

18 female 120lbs. Chest pain, crushing. Sharp pain in neck. Few days. On top that was beaten up. History of pain. Very nervous feeling. Scared. Help.

Beaten up as in-: -abuse? Anxiety comes 2 mind first especially if still in the relationship. Seek cardiac eval by PCP then if ok get counseling & out of the relationship! ...Read more