Pain In Chest And Back When Lying On Left Side. Polin md facc director cardio oncology clinic ochsner health system. Feeling a severe sharp pain on the left side of your chest is a classic symptom of a heart attack or cardiac arrest.
This type of pain may come and go over a period of time or it can last for a few minutes. Call your local emergency services if you or someone near you has unexplained. Feeling a severe sharp pain on the left side of your chest is a classic symptom of a heart attack or cardiac arrest.
Though a stabbing pain in the chest when lying on the left side can be caused by muscle it can also be caused by a heart problem.
A heart attack occurs when blood to the heart is cut off or severely reduced and the heart muscle is injured. The pain from pericarditis may also be felt as pain in the left shoulder back. Stabbing chest pains can arise from the heart the lungs the gi system or the musculoskeletal system says nichole m. Pericarditis causes sharp chest pain.