Sharp pain in any part of our body is sometimes a cause for worry, but if you suddenly start getting sharp acute pains on the left side of your body then it could have something to do with your ribs or abdomen. Painful variation in either of these can be due to injuries, disorders or may simply be transient pains that don’t mean anything. Below are some of the more likely causes of your acute pain:
Left shoulder pain usually occurs on account of injury or sometimes disease. Shoulder pain can occur when the joint is forced out of its normal position. The shoulder joint is the area where shoulder blades and collar bones are connected. Pain that is more concentrated towards your left shoulder may also be caused by the muscles rubbing against the shoulder bone usually from irritation and swelling. Most commonly it can be triggered by painting walls, lifting heavy weights or suitcases, or repetitive athletic motions. However such pain can be symptomatic for other disease conditions as well. Here are few causes for pain in the left shoulder.