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What causes sharp chest pains on the right side ?

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Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine

In brief: Serious things can

Cause right sided chest pain.
Just because it occurs on the right side does not mean that it is not the heart. This should be discussed with your doctor asap to make sure that this it not something life-threatening. A lof of things can cause right sided chest pain, though, including heart disease, reflux, musculoskeletal pain, pleuritis, pneumonia, trauma, gallbladder problems, etc.

In brief: Serious things can

Cause right sided chest pain.
Just because it occurs on the right side does not mean that it is not the heart. This should be discussed with your doctor asap to make sure that this it not something life-threatening. A lof of things can cause right sided chest pain, though, including heart disease, reflux, musculoskeletal pain, pleuritis, pneumonia, trauma, gallbladder problems, etc.
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