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back pain when taking a deep breath

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: Please proceed to your local ER or UC clinic to evaluate your lungs with both a chest x-ray and pulse oximetry. Never ignore chest pain related to dee ... Read More

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several things: It could be from a cracked rib or inflamed rib joint. A blood clot caught in the lungs can do this. Irritation of the lung lining can do it too. If yo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Watson
38 years experience Pain Management
Pleuritis--see M.D.: This pain at the end of a deep breath in the back at the age of 27 if you are healthy suggests to me pleuritis or costochondritis. If you have no fev ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
9 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle strain: you probably have a muscle strain and spasm from working out It can be painful and sharp It does hurt more with movement Rest it, moist heat, and s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say.: If you reproduce this symptom with this particular movement or maneuver, then you are more than likely creating a mechanical problem with bone, ligame ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Stevenson
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Sounds like muscle s: Sounds like muscle spam , try heat applied locally, anti-inflammatories and some light stretching.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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It's most: probably from repetitive musculo-skeletal strain from breathing and especially sneezing. Suggest a check up with your doctor.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Moffa
28 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Need to see surgeon: That may just be post op pain but you need to be evaluated for a possible bile duct leak.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: While you have irregular cycles, it is hard to connect this to pain between your shoulder blades that is worth with a deep breath. While this is almo ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Get evaluated: Back pain such as you described can be an infection from the kidneys, a kidney stone passing thru , nerve impingement in the lower spine , to name a f ... Read More

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