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What organs are on the left side under your breast?

What organs are on the left side under your breast?

chestwall,lung,heart: Immediately under your breast is the chest wall (muscles and rib cage). Below the chest wall on the left side, you have the lungs and heart and great blood vessels sucha s part of the aorta. ...Read more

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What organs are below the left breast?

What organs are below the left breast?

Heart and spleen: The left breast lies over the heart, stomach and spleen. The ribs and lungs are also in the general area and can be attributed to pain in that region. A loop of intestine can also move into that vicinity as well. ...Read more

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Pain on left side under breast when breathing in.

Pain on left side under breast when breathing in.

Pleurisy v costochon: You may be describing pleurisy which is due to inflammation of pleural membrane surrounding lungs. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pleurisy/basics/definition/con-20022338 & http://www.webmd.com/lung/understanding-pleurisy-basics. If pain is more centered towards sternum or breastbone, then possibly costochondritis http://goo.gl/rrSo1n (Mayo Clinic). If persists, c FamilyDoc ...Read more

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Random pain in ribs on left side under breast and to the left . only happened a few times taking deep breaths and moving ?

Random pain in ribs on left side under breast and to the left . only happened a few times taking deep breaths and moving ?

Many possible Dx: I assume you do not have pain when resting but activities like walking, running, even lifting or carrying probably cause this discomfort/pain. Depending on your usual activities, you could have a chest muscle strain (most likely cause). Inflammation of the lining of the lung called pleuritis cd cause similar Sx. Given your heartburn history, stomach ulcers or gastritis is also possible. TTYD and get seen soon. ...Read more

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I have a pain on left side under breast, difficulty to breath sometimes and get numbness of left arm. What could this be?

I have a pain on left side under breast, difficulty to breath sometimes and get numbness of left arm. What could this be?

Could be: Coming from your heart, so see a doctor. Or it could be a lung problem such as infection or pulmonary embolus. Don't take any chances, go see a doctor. ...Read more

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About 1-2 times a week I get a stabbing pain in my left side under breast. It can be severe enough to not breath but only for maybe 10 secs. Normal?

About 1-2 times a week I get a stabbing pain in my left side under breast. It can be severe enough to not breath but only for maybe 10 secs. Normal?

Normal? No: While such a pain is not "normal", it is unlikely to be anything serious. Many pains like this simply pass with time and simple anti-inflammatories (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, acetaminophen) are worth a try. Signs that it should be looked into further include worsening frequency or intensity, associated cough, fever, shortness of breath, masses or swelling in breasts, local skin changes, etc. ...Read more

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Im having spasms left side under breast. Really feel it at night. Cant sleep cause pain, feels sore?

Im having spasms left side under breast. Really feel it at night. Cant sleep cause pain, feels sore?

Rib cage: This symptom could be caused by irritation or inflammation of rib cage muscles or pinched intercostal nerves which run between the ribs. Shingles can start with pain and then a rash appears. Muscular discomfort or pinched nerves are aggravated by deep breaths or other movement. A lung infection or pleurisy would be worsen by deep breathing and a cough is usually present. Consult your Physician. ...Read more

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Had heamopluis influnzae now on inhalers chest driving me mad pain left side under breast and arm?

Had heamopluis influnzae now on inhalers chest driving me mad pain left side under breast and arm?

H. flu: Was the h. Flu infection a pneumonia? Sometimes, even after its properly treated, the symptoms of pneumonia can last for weeks to months - it's residual inflammation and fluid. For lingering pain and discomfort, we use anti-inflammatories and other pain meds. If you're having worsening symptoms, new fevers or you haven't been treated yet, please see your doc! hope this helps. ...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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