I'm wondering what would cause sharp pains on the top

Patient : I'm wondering what would cause sharp pains on the top right portion of my chest? (Opposite side of heart) It is no way shoulder related and feels like a sore/pinched muscle. It's been on and off for a week... It went completely away a few days ago & then came back again yesterday. I can't remember any type of injury occuring that would cause such immense pain.
Symptoms:  Major pain in right side of chest. No shoulder pain. On and off for a week.
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