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right shoulder pain when breathing

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
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
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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Dr. David Schleimer
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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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Many things: Most common cause would be a "pulled muscle", but this may be a sign of something more serious such as a pneumothorax, pleural effusion or another ple ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
"referred pain": This may be pain that is radiating from your gallbladder - called "referred pain". Pleurisy can do it too. Time to see your doctor! you need a few ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O PLEURITIS : PLEURITIS=inflammation of the lining of the lung and Pericarditis = inflammation of the lining of the heart can both cause referred shoulder pain. As ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
72 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
36 years experience Family Medicine
Family Practice: Shoulder pain is common with gallbladder disease. Even after surgical removal of your gallbladder the pain can persists. Treat it symptomatically but ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
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
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