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What problem could cause lower chest pain on the right side?

What problem could cause lower chest pain on the right side?

Right lower chest pa: Here is the list:1.Rib cage. 2.Skin (herpes zoster) 3.Gall bladder.4.Irritable bowel. 5. Pneumonia. 6.Pleurisy. 7.Tumors. 8.Intercostal muscles.As you see, there are many possible reasons and in the clinical context one can make a better conclusion. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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I'm having lower chest pain and pressure on both sides. What should I do to alleviate this quickly?

I'm having lower chest pain and pressure on both sides. What should I do to alleviate this quickly?

Cause?: The cornerstone of treatment is an accurate diagnosis. You need to be evaluated before you can know what to do to alleviate your pain. ...Read more

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Central sharp lower chest pain lasting seconds right at that central boney part. Radiates to jaw and arm and frightening. Norm stress test, EKG and holter. What else causes this?

Muscle spasm: The key here is " lasting a few seconds" the muscles in your chest can have a short lived intense spasm lasting a few seconds. It's more often on the left side of the sternum (breast bone) where the ribs meet. Can you point with one finger where pain is? Anxiety makes it worse. You can also have a short lived spasm of the esophagus that will feel similar. ...Read more

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Lower chest pain when I breathe but only on the left side, pressure to the head and left ear ache?

Lower chest pain when I breathe but only on the left side, pressure to the head and left ear ache?

Sinus infection: This is a possible sinus infection with the pressure in the head and earache. The pain in your chest when you breathe could be pleurisy. This is an inflammation of the lining of the lungs. I recommend seeing your doctor. You may need antibiotics, but most importantly, your doctor can listen to your lungs and make sure you are not developing a pneumonia. ...Read more

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I have periodic lower chest pain after i finish my meal or lying down. What should I do ?

See your MD asap: It sounds like it could be indigestion or gerd (acid reflux), but you never know. Could be something more serious. Try an antacid or proton pump inhibitor (prilosec, pravacid, nexium, (esomeprazole) etc). I highly encourage you to see a doctor for complete workup and diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have upper abdominal and lower chest pain, what to do?

Likely GI related: Suggest GI evaluation for hiatal hernia, reflux disease, even peptic ulcers. ...Read more