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I have chest pains under my left breast/rib cage its a stabbing shooting pain its like spasm it really intense hurt when i breath in deeply im 18 ?

I have chest pains under my left breast/rib cage its a stabbing shooting pain its like spasm it really intense hurt when i breath in deeply  im 18 ?

Not heart: This may be muscular or pleurisy. It can really hurt but may be more of a type of inflammation from overexercise or viral illness that is coming on and causes the chest cavity to have pain. If the pain is below the chest cavity it may be all muscular. See the doc but would take antiinflammatories in the meantime. ...Read more

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What are some reasons why I am having chest pains under my left breast ?

What are some reasons why I am having chest pains under my left breast ?

Could be rib: Could be anything inside the chest like heart or lung. If it's reproducible with pressure over the painful area it could be costochondritis or rib dysfunction. Read more about it here http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html. ...Read more

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I started getting chest pains under my left breast and in the middle of my chest, what can I take for this?

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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Im an 18 year old female and i have had chest pains on my left side for 3 days. Feels like im be stabbed under or above my left breast what is this?

Urgent care: Stabbing chest pains persisting for three days could have a number of different causes. Best to get to an urgent care clinic as soon as possible for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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If I have a tumor in my breast, can that cause severe chest pains? Fifteen yr old girl..Two lumps in left breast.

If I have a tumor in my breast, can that cause severe chest pains? Fifteen yr old girl..Two lumps in left breast.

FIBROCYSTIC CHANGES: Painful breast lumps in a teenager are usually the result of fibrocystic changes, a benign condition that can cause cysts or fibrous growths to develop. They can be quite tender, and can fluctuate in their tenderness based on your cycle. You can use antiinflammatory drugs, like Aspirin or advil, (ibuprofen) for relief, but you do need to see your doctor for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I get brief chest pains in the center of my chest, under my left breast, and the surrounding area.Very brief.I can't tell if its from heart burn or not?

Possibly heartburn: You have to be more specific as to when you experience the pains, but heartburn (i.e. Reflux) is possible. Based on your age, it is unlikely that the symptoms are cardiac in nature. The pains could also be musculoskeletal. Check with your pcp, as all chest pains should be evaluated. ...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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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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