Left side abdominal pain. Although i very rarely feel it on the.
Its not constantly there but it comes and goes.
Pain below left breast bone. Sometimes it feels like a burning pain other times it feels like a cramp. Muscle pain is often caused by straining during exercise or sports although any sudden movement such as a cough may bring on the pain. Ive also felt it in my armpit at times and it will also creep up over my shoulder.
Thankfully in most cases pains in the left side of the abdomen or stomach area are not a sign of anything serious. Since april i have had pain above my left breast. My latest is a pain in my front upper left side right below my rib cage.
Feeling pain in any part of the body can cause an alarm because it is the bodys way of informing us that something is wrong. The breast bone also known as the sternum is a flat bone located in the middle of the thorax chest and serves two important functions in the bodyfirstly the breast bone protects the vital organs lying behind it primarily the heart and airways and secondly it serves as a central point where the ribs and shoulder bones clavicle connect and articulate. The most common sources of pain near the shoulder blade are the muscles and bones that lie under and around it.
Opening bowels the other day 45 times not gastroenteritis in approx half an hour. Illustration showing sites of referred pain from abdominal organs. Helm is a diplomate of the american board of anesthesiology with subspecialty certification in pain medicine and of the american board of pain medicine.
Tietzes syndrome is another similar condition causing superficial rather deep chest pain on the left side. However before you start to panic it is best to understand the various reasons behind this discomfort. Severe pain below breastbone yellowing of eyes dizzy hotcold sweats.
Helm has been practicing interventional pain management since 1982. From moore and dalleys clinically oriented anatomyplease note that i added the tighty whities with photoshop hey this is a family friendly site. Standiford helm ii md.
All of us will suffer from some type of abdominal pain in our life. I have had so many problems in the last couple months that i really dont know where to start. The pain tends to increase on taking a deep breath or on coughing.
At times it may also cause dull pain in left side of chest.