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Right sided sheet pain with a piercing feeling when I breathe
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Ihvsarcoid posted:
Hi, I am 37 yo female, please excuse my grammarian not sure if I should go to the Urgent Care for eval of right sided chest pain, pain that is wincing. I no longer have my gall bladder, but I have had one Dr diagnose me with Saroidosis after a long stay in the hospital last yer for pneumonia. I do not smoke, bt the pain is so ad I can not take an adequate breath in, so I'm panting. I know I know I should go, but I'm just afraid it will be a lost case. Is there pain with Saroidosis and I have been told pleurisy is very painful. Thanks in advance for your help,!

Sincerely, Mandy
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Ihvsarcoid responded:
Sorry, it's chest pain not sheet pain
 
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billh99 responded:
Anytime that you have sever enough pain that you can't get a good breath it is an indication that you need to be seen.

And I suspect that the ER would be better than urgent care.
 
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cardiostarusa1 replied to Ihvsarcoid's response:
Hi Mandy:

"Is there pain with Saroidosis"

You mean sarcoidosis.

Sarcoidosis

Lung symptoms -

Almost everyone who has sarcoidosis eventually experiences lung problems, which may include:

Persistent dry cough

Shortness of breath

Wheezing

Chest pain

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/sarcoidosis/DS00251/DSECTION=symptoms
"Not sure if I should go to the Urgent Care for eval"

"Pain that is wincing / the pain is so bad I can not take an adequate breath in, so I'm panting".

"I know I know I should go, but I'm just afraid it will be a lost case."

Seek professional medical attention ASAP! Better to be safe then possibly really sorry later on.

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Non-cardiac chest pain

RIGHT-SIDED chest pain

Gall Bladder Pain/Attack

One may/can experience sporadic pains in the middle of the upper abdomen, or just below the ribs on the right side. This pain may/can spread (radiate or travel) to the chest (perceived as chest or thoracic pain), right shoulder or between the shoulder blades and may/can be accompanied by nausea and vomiting and sometimes excessive flatulence.

Noteworthy, it can be difficult to distinguish the pain from other conditions/diseases such gastric ulcer, back problems, cardiac problems, pneumonia and kidney stones.

Additionally, right-sided pain may/can be caused by problems such as liver inflammation, lung tumors/masses and a muscle pull or torn ligaments.

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Non-cardiac chest pain

Musculoskeletal-related

The chest contains many muscles, bones, tendons, and cartilage and strains or sprains to any of these may/can can cause chest pain. Chest pain associated with musculoskeletal injury is typically sharp and confined to a specific area of the chest.

The pain may/can be brought on by movement of the chest and/or arms into certain positions, and often is relieved by changing position.

The pain may/can be triggered off by pushing on part of the chest and often become worse when taking a deep breath. Though the pain typically last only seconds, it may/can also
persist for days or longer.

If/when chest pain increases when you press your finger on the painful site, or if you can pinpoint the spot that hurts, it is most likely chest wall-related pain, which may/can be caused by strained muscles or ligaments or even by a fractured rib.

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Chest pain

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003079.htm

Mayo Clinic

Chest pain

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chest-pain/DS00016 [br>

eMedicne Health

Chest pain

http://www.emedicinehealth.com/chest_pain/article_em.htm

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