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What Causes Chest Pain? Types of Chest Pain & Causes of Each


Sharp; Dull; Burning; Aching; Stabbing; A tight, squeezing, or crushing ... Although not the only cause of chest pain, these heart problems are common causes:.

Sharp Chest Pain: What it Means and When You Should See the ...


Aug 25, 2009 ... Do you experience a stabbing feeling of pain in the chest? ... to know is that pain that is sharp, like needle is not often due to heart blockages.

Chest pain - NHS Choices


Chest pain can be caused by anything from muscle pain to a heart attack and ... your heart, which can cause a sudden, sharp and stabbing pain in your chest, ...

Chest pain: A heart attack or something else? - Harvard Health


May 1, 2010 ... A stabbing pain or one that hasn't changed for hours is less likely to be a heart attack (see box), while pain centered in the chest that spreads ...

Pericarditis Symptoms - Mayo Clinic


... covers symptoms, treatment of an inflammation of tissue surrounding the heart. ... stabbing chest pain behind the breastbone or in the left side of your chest.

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Pericarditis? - NHLBI, NIH


Sep 26, 2012 ... The most common sign of acute pericarditis is sharp, stabbing chest pain. The pain ... The chest pain also may feel like pain from a heart attack.

3 Types of Chest Pain That Won't Kill You - Health Essentials from ...


Mar 18, 2015 ... Not all chest pains are symptoms of a heart attack. Learn which symptoms could be signaling trouble and which are probably ok.

sudden, sharp chest pains on left side - Heart Disorders Message ...


Oct 17, 2010 ... For a few years now, I've been having these unexplained chest pains. These are my symptoms: 1.) sharp/stabbing: It feels like being stabbed ...

Chest pain: When should I be worried? - The Clinical Advisor


Dec 1, 2010 ... Pericarditis is an inflammation of the tissue layers surrounding the heart. The chest pain of pericarditis is usually sharp and stabbing.

Experiencing a sharp pain in your chest? - Zidbits


Dec 4, 2010 ... Many believe that they are having a heart attack when these ... In the meantime, you can rest assured that the painful, stabbing feeling is ...

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5 Facts About Chest Pain - Discover Health - Rush University ...


Have you ever felt a sharp pain in your chest and were convinced you were having a heart attack? Maybe you even went to the emergency room or called your ...

Chest Pain: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment - Healthline


Apr 13, 2016 ... When you have chest pain, your first thought may be that you're having a heart attack. Many other less serious conditions can also cause chest ...

Shooting pains near the heart - NetDoctor


Dec 4, 2014 ... I have a slight pain in the lower ribcage and a shooting pain every now and then in the heart area at no particular time of day or night, just on ...