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Rib and shoulder pain when breathing

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Pleurtic shoulder pa: May be pleurodynia viral inflammation of the lining aroudn the lung, or rarely may be pnurmothorax ( collapse of lung ) though usually assocaited wi... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Yes Possibly: Left arm pain and tingling certainly sounds like nerve pain, but the deep breathing and lying down also raise the possibility of other sources. Altho... Read More
Dr. David Schleimer
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39 years experience
Yes: As tingling in arm is constant, and worsens with change of position, my best guess would be nerve compression within the shoulder. Breathing deeply is... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Varies: There are many potential causes. An irritation of a nerve in the mid back can cause pain that radiates around one side of the trunk. Gallbladder, lu... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Shoulder pain: Unsure of pain loco. 2 pains or one? Difficulty breathing is a reason to be examined by a doc and x-ray. Point of shoulder could be tendinitis. Media... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Chest pains: Any time a Dr. Hears Chest pains, and then a hear rate of 100 etc. it is a tough question to swallow about whether you should worry or not. Chest pai... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
Radiology 24 years experience
Muscles: The most common cause of this would be a muscle strain. This would not show up on x-ray. The xray can evaluate your bones and your lungs.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Gall bladder pain is: usually associated with eating fatty foods. U may B having " gas pains " . If constipated,the bowls R moving stool along, and if there's a gas bubble,... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fedak
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Possible enlarged sp: This could bean enlarged spleen. It would cause the torso pain as well as referred pain to your left shoulder. You should see your physician for this.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Referred Pain?: The same nerves that innervate the diaphragm go to the shoulder, as well. Therefore, anything that irritates the diaphragm, such as gallbladder or li... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Lipnick
Pain Management 31 years experience
Not Likely: Consider a muscle strain in the area of the effected shoulder. Also consider some condition in the lung such as pleurisy. Do you have any sign of an... Read More
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