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Chest Pains When I Breath Hard Or Sneeze
I have chest pain when breathing out. My chest hurts when i exhale or cough or laugh. Is this serious?
Sounds like: Possible pleuritic ...Recommend further evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
ProbablyMuscularPain: Probably musculo skeletal pain as all the chest muscles and bones move when you sneeze.I will not worry as long as it is only when sneezing.If sneezing too many times due to allrgy,take Allergy Medicine like Zyrtec or Claritin with/without Flonase nasal spray available over the counter just like Allergy Pills ...Read more
Pleurisy or other dx: Pain with breathing is called 'pleuritic pain'. Pleurisy or pneumonia can cause inflammation of the 'lung lining' so it is important to distinguish these 2 causes. Pneumonia usually has other symptoms: cough/fever/fatigue/short of breath. A chest xray can help make the diagnosis. The treatment for pleurisy is 'anti-inflammatories' (nsaids) such as aleve (naproxen). Hope you are better soon! ...Read more
Shortness of breath middle chest painful when i flex. Sometimes when i breath or laugh hard i after big meal symptoms are worse any ideas? Ekg/bld gud
Sharp shooting pain in chest. possibly rib cage or lungs. hurts when I yawn breathe or take deep breaths. im 16 yearold female. hiked a mile yesterday?
Be seen: Although it would be unusual in an otherwise healthy female, anyone.with chest pain with respiration should be seen and evaluated to ensure there is not underlying cause that is potentially dangerous such as a pulmonary embolus or spontaneous pneumothorax. Sgain, not common, but you should consider being seen. ...Read more
Rib pain: What part of the rib hurts? If it's at the front where ribs are connected to sternum via cartilage, there may be inflammation of that junction, called costochondritis. Treatment is NSAID (advil/motrin/aleve/etc) for pain & inflammation. If pain is in shaft of rib, see doc for evaluation for cracked rib, osteoporosis, or other condition affecting ribs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden shoulder pain. It hurts when i breath, yawn, move my shoulder arms, head or neck, sniffle, cough, burp. It hurts when I do anything?
Shoulder pain: Get an evaluation with your primary care doctor first. Suggest a shoulder xray and a chest xray with a general medical exam. ...Read more
Likely: Stabbing sharp pains in the chest which are worsened with breathing qualify as what physicians call "pleuritic" chest pain because they usually indicate an irritation of the lining of the chest - the pleural surface which has sensory endings similar to those seen on the skin that localize pain very specifically (locationwize) and very intensely. Pleuritic pain is frequently from benign causees. ...Read more
Pleuritis: It sounds like you are experiencing pleuritic chest pain, which is pain that is made worse by expansion of the thoracic cavity, such as with a deep inhalation. I don't know how long you have had the pain, but you may have pleuritis (or inflammation of the lining of the lung), which may result from a viral infection or adverse effects of a medication you might be on. See your doc for workup. ...Read more
See MD: your symptoms are not typical but all chest pain deserves a detailed history and physical by your MD. Would see your MD. If the pain changes and is more severe then seek help in ER. A good exam often can discern the mundane from serious and that's your best step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info.: Pain with swallowing can occur when one has inflammation of the throat from an infection or from reflux of acid from the stomach. Pain from taking a breath can signal an upper respiratory infection such as bronchitis, tracheitis, pneumonia or from pleurisy (inflammation of the lining surrounding the lungs). It's important to see ones doctor for any of these problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
First watery eyes, a runny nose, headact and sneezing which went away but soon stomach/chest pain, nausea and a then sore throat and hard to breath?
Mild chest pains near sternum. Hurts to sneeze. Hurts if i apply pressure and take deep breath help?
Musculoskeletal: It sounds like you are having either muscle aches or joint pain of your sternum. The breast bone has lots of joints associated with it and they can become inflammed just like other joints. This is usually treated with an anti inflammatory medicine. Your doctor should be able to get you the right medication after examining you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been having shortness of breath for a while now, (which I am over weight) but now am having chest pains when sneezing or stretching. ?
Chest pain: There can be so many reasons for your symptoms. Please make an appointment with your primary physician. ...Read more
Same problem i have face when i sneeze or take deep breath i have very heavy chest pain and also have pain in my shoulders sometime?
Internist: XRAYS: The problem U R having not entirely clear. Pain in Chest & shoulders when sneezing & also with deep breath. Have U ever been in accident, like car accident? Could U have spine problems resulting from such an event? You need physical exam & have XRAYS if Internist feels they R warranted. ...Read more
What could be causing post chest pain on left with coughing sneezing deep breath? Have had cough cold- 4wks no fever no purling drainage thbetter ws
Pleurisy: You have classic pleurisy symptoms. This is an infection which can be due to virus, bacteria or mycoplasma. If you've been coughing a lot, you could have a muscular component as well now. If your chest x-ray is clear, you will get better gradually. Take Ibuprofen or Naproxen and be patient. If you haven't had a chest xray, consult your doctor to see if it's necessary after you're examined. ...Read more
Chest pain when coughing, laughing, deep breath. Whole breast area, including sides. Been sneezing like crazy for 3 days. Pulled muscles?
Severe chest pain when taking a deep breath.Shortness if breath. My pulse is 81.Hurts to cough, sneeze, hiccup, laugh.Had a pneumothorax 30 months ago.
Dry cough, chest pain with deep breath or cough, dizziness, sneezing, fatigue, nausea, headache, back pain, nasal congestion. ER or wait til Monday?
Dry rough cough fits when take deep breaths, chest pain, shortness of breath, body aches, fatigue, sore throat, sneezing, headache, nausea. ideas?
Flu like illness: It sounds like you have a respiratory infection- whether that's the flu or any one of other germs remains in question. If you see a doctor, they can perform diagnostic tests to help figure out what you have (cultures, blood work, chest X-rays etc). You may have 'reactive airways' - something like asthma that could trigger the paroxysms of cough you describe. Hope you can schedule an apt with doc. ...Read more
We assume my partner has cracked a rib as he feels a popping when he breathes in and out and has chest pain after some heavy lifting and a violent sneeze, his back is also aching is this normal? Shall we get an X-ray done? Or see our gp?
My chest hurts everytime I sneeze. I frequently have allergies and chest pains makes it even harder for me. Is this something I should be worried abt?
Been sneezing a lot just lately. recently getting sharp pains in my chest.. pains are carrying on.. anything to worry about?
Chest pain: Sneezing or coughing a lot can irritate the muscles and cartilage around your ribs (costochondritis) which can cause pain that is very sharp and localized. Chest pain though has a lot of other causes that get doctors concerned, and in your case, a collapsed lung is possible or a blood clot would be the most concerning and common, not a heart attack. Go se for doctor to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
Muscular or pleural: Chest pain that occurs with sneeze, strain, cough, or deep breath suggests either the muscles of respiration are sore or there is underlying pleurisy (or pericarditis). Blood test and examination can distinguish these in most cases. Ibuprofen is often helpful for all of the above. I certainly wouldn't blame a "weak chest"! ...Read more
I've been having chest pains. The pain is centered and just below my collar bone. The pain occurs whenever I sneeze/cough or get in certain positions.
Chest discomfort-went to ER & got ecg &X-ray and all ok. Chest pains almost totally go away with PPIs but when I sneeze or move certain way=pain again?
I had a cold for 4 weeks.Now get sharp chest pains when I cough or sneeze.I've always had back pain-is it referred pain? Chest xray was clear.
Viral pericarditis: you should see your primary doctor to confirm this.it may be a viral pericarditis, aka inflammation of the fibrous sac around the heart causing sharp chest pain; pain may also be felt in the shoulders, neck, or back, pain worse with lying down and breathing deep. diagnosis is ekg, ultrasound of the heart to look for pericardium effusion. treatment typically with NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen. ...Read more
Sneezing, tired, lots of yellow mucous, chest pains, upper back pain, hoarsey voice, try deep coughing, but no fever.
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