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What Is The Sharp Pain In My Chest
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Many Reaons: Muscle pull, stretching of ligaments, infection, blocked duct, etc. So many possibilities if it continues see your dr. ...Read more
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.
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
I have weakness and pain in my left arm is this bad? Also all day having chest pain in the the top middle of my chest
Go to the ER: Do not ignore these symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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. ?
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.
Yes: Get it evaluated. It may be nothing but important to know what it is so you can be treated ...Read more
Chest pain: Insufficient detail to guess at cause etc ,Id suggest an in person or virtual consult via the Concierge service. ...Read more
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
I suffer from anxiety. I get chest pain with it also, is that normal? it is a sharp pain that last for a few seconds then it goes away.
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.
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 could 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?
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.
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
Left side neck paib comes n goes just cameon. No chest pain. Neck pain last for at least five minutes sharp pain. I just sharted crackin neck wen ts stif?
I'm having random moments of deep chest pain, once every other day, lasting only 2 breaths. It's a sharp pain beneath my 5th rib, usually after caffeine. What is happening? How can I diagnose this?
Muscular/skeletal: Several issues: 1. Muscle/bone pain is very common in the young, especially if active and reproduced by movement, deep breathing, etc; 2. Sharp-stabbing pain lasting a few seconds is normal and typically indicates transient nerve compression, called the 'precordial pinch'; 3. Caffeine can cause some normal heart rate increase, which can be associated with chest discomfort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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