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Can a pinched nerve cause breathing problems and pain

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Tense: Being extremely tense can cause some breathing and other difficulties.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
If bad enough: If mild unlikely, but if severe enough to cause brainstem ischemia, you bet it can. Whole variety of respiratory problems including cheyne-stokes, ap... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Anxiety: Yes, anxiety can cause shortness of breath.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Cigarettes: There is particulate matter in cigarette smoke. There is nothing good i can think of related to cigarettes. They cause breathing problems in multiple ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Aspiration: Mist likely cause is aspiration of semen or saliva.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine 25 years experience
Possibly: There are many things in the air that can irritate or cause allergy in the lungs. There could be cleaning products at the workplace or there may be fo... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
Pulmonology 27 years experience
May be: Primers are known to cause increased bronchoresponsiveness in some folks. If you do get wheezing and dyspnea when in the vicinity of the primers, may ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Depends: In very very very rare cases your muscles can stiffen up and cause you to feel like you have breathing problems. Usually, you develop breathing proble... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 53 years experience
Yes: There are several treatments. You will need to see a pulmonary specialist. There is spirometer-assisted breathing, thoracic valley exercises and deep ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Possible: Pulmonary side effects are among more rare and serious adverse effects of this medication but not common.