Pleurisy (also known as pleuritis) is an inflammation of the pleurae, the
membranes of the ... This can cause sharp pain when breathing, also called
pleuritic chest pain. ... The defining symptom of...
Apr 6, 2014 ... If you have acute pericarditis, the most common symptom is sharp, stabbing chest
pain behind the breastbone or in the left side of your chest.
Aug 11, 2015 ... Chest pain is an indicator of a possible heart attack, but it may also be a symptom
of another condition or ... Sharp or knifelike pain brought on by breathing or
coughing ... Sudden stabbing pain that lasts only a few seconds.
Aug 25, 2009 ... One very common presentation for chest pain is that of a sharp chest pain. Sharp
can be perceived as stabbing, like a needle or a knife is ...
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 ...
It can cause a 'pleuritic' chest pain which is a sharp, stabbing pain. .... A
pneumothorax typically causes sudden, sharp, stabbing pain on one side of the
Left side chest pain can be caused by serious medical conditions such as heart
attack or ... Most of the time it is a sharp, shooting, stabbing pain. ... Call 911
immediately if you have a sudden feeling of pressure, squeezing, tightness or ...
Apr 13, 2016 ... Many other less serious conditions can also cause chest pain. ... your lungs and
chest wall become inflamed or infected, causing extreme pain.
Jul 7, 2016 ... The American Heart Association explains the signs and symptoms of ... A
common symptom of acute pericarditis is a sharp, stabbing chest pain ...
Dec 1, 2010 ... The chest pain of pericarditis is usually sharp and stabbing. ... results in a sudden
or tearing type of pain in the anterior or posterior chest.