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My Chest Hurts When I Breath
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
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I woke up with my right chest plate hurting hurts when I breathe hurts when I breathe hurts when I breathe?
Chest pain: Chest pain that is precipitated by a deep breath can be due to a pinched intercostal nerve which runs between two ribs, strained intercostal muscle, injured rib, inflammation of the cartilage at the junction of the breast bone and rib, inflammation/infection of the lining of the lung(pleurisy) or actual lung infection(pneumonia). The latter 2 are more serious and are accompanied by cough and fever ...Read more
Angina!Stop smoking!: This is a warning sign that you have structural heart damage (HEART DISEASE) that is probably caused by smoking tobacco products. Smoking tobacco releases toxins, in addition to nicotine, which causes damage to the vessels around the heart. The instantaneous "spasm" of blood vessels limits blood flow to the heart muscle, causing chest pain. Your body is trying to tell you something. See a doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be many things: There are a lot of muscles that attach on the collar bone- these can become tense and strained, causing similar symptoms.If you have had a fall recently, it's possible you fractured it. It could be related to one of the rotator cuff muscles as a tendonitis.Could be bursitis. Although you are relatively young, it could still also be osteoarthritis.You need to have your doc examine you for diagnosis ...Read more
I've had left side chest pain, hurts when i laugh, i burp alot. Pain goes to my shoulder, down my back. Also hurts when i lay down. Alsowhen breathe?
Probably chest wall: It needs to be checked by your doctor but it seems it is in the chest wall according to your symptoms.The other causes can be gastro esophageal reflux, pleuritic pain.At your age it is unlikely to be from your heart.Get it checked by your doctor to find the exact cause. ...Read more
Musculoskeletal pain: The chest wall has muscles, cartilage, bone, etc. When you cough, any of these structures can become painful; for example, you can develop muscle strain/sprain, cartilage can become inflamed, the bones can develop bone bruise or even fracture. The good news is that theses will heal once the cough resolves so see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment of the cough. ...Read more
Lung problem: Nerves from the lung go to the shoulder so that vascular or airway problems in the lung refer pain to the shoulder. ...Read more
If recent- Plurusy: See pmd for full exam.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pleurisy: Sharp pain in your chest which is made worse with inspiration is usually inflammatory or musculoskeletal in origin. ...Read more
It's probably: Musculoskeletal in that it cages with position and increases with breathing. Consider an otc pain med, should be self limiting. ...Read more
See your doctor: These are significant symptoms that need to be evaluated in person by your doctor. ...Read more
Non cardiac pain : You are probably experiencing indigestion and excessive acid production . You may also have a hiatal hernia where part of your stomach slides into your chest thru a defect in the diaphragm . A rare situation is AchalAsia with tightness at the bottom part of your esophagus and the food does not go down into the stomach , esophagus street hes , genes the pain . Need upper GI studies to diagnose . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be a pleurisy; s: Chest pains agravated by breathing, coughing or laufing is usually due to the pleurisy. It is an inflammation in the chest. The lining of the lung has the pain sensation but the lung itself does not have pain nerve. Of course broken ribs can cause more sever pains if the symptoms persistent, go to see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in upper back and in my neck.. Also my chest hurts when I breath in.. My shoulders are also aching.. ?
Lung or nerve pain: These symptoms may be referred discomfort from lung problems like pleurisy or pneumonia, but could also be referred from nerve impingement in the spine. The presence of a cough,fever,chills or sweats favors an infectious process in the lungs. It's best for you to be examined by your physician in view of your symptoms. ...Read more
Having horrible lower back pain, and my chest hurts when i breath in deep, cough right after. Stomach bloated, help?
Multiple symptoms: It is very likely that these symptoms are a domino effect. Coughing probably due to some infection, leads to chest pain, may even cause a lumbar herniated disc causing back pain. You need a medical evaluation as soon as possible to treat possible lung infection. If you smoke - stop. Bloated stomach may be entirely different. ...Read more
If I have pneumonia and if I should go to the ER my chest hurts when I breath I took tramadol nuquill and klonopin (clonazepam) still heavy heart beat?
I have a fever 100.2 , ear ache and sore throat . My chest hurts when I breath like a burning feeling or soreness . Is this a cold or something else?
Febrile illness: This sounds as if you should go to see a doctor ASAP, either in an ER or an Urgent Care facility. Although this may be a viral illness, the chest burning is concerning and it would be advisable to be examined and perhaps have a chest x-ray and perhaps some labs depending upon what the doctor examining you finds. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
After wrestling the right side of my neck and my upper chest hurts when I breath in deeply. What could this be from? ... Pinched nerve maybe ...?
I took a hot shower and left my house with out a jacket and it was very cold and the next day I have a pain in my chest it hurts when i breath?
Pleuritic: Pain upon breathing implies inflammation in the chest wall or lining of the lungs (things that move when you breathe). Could occur with a cold (ex bronchitis), asthma, or chest wall musculoskeletal pain. If symptoms get worse or don't respond to over the counter antiinflammatories like ibuprofen, then see a doctor to get chest exam/possibly xr. If short of breath or fast hr, go to er. ...Read more
My chest often hurts when i breath & i get short of breath, pulmonary embolism runs in my family, could it possibly be hitting me too?
My throat or chest hurts when i breath through mouth and nose. It is hard to breathe. Could this be an asthma attack?
Respiratory CP: Chest pain with deep breathing is often called pleuritic pain. When the covering of the lung, the pleura, is inflamed this type of pain is produced. Similar can be associated with inflammation of the pericardium. Scarring in the pleura can also do this. Intercostal muscle inflammation can also have breathing related chest pain and a few other conditions. ...Read more
My chest hurts when I take deep breaths & when I lay down There's a sharp pain & when I bend down & my chest is beating really fast. Is it just gas?
Hello I have asthma and am having pain in my lung and am having trouble breathing my chest hurts when I take deep breaths .Should I go to the doc?
Perhaps serious.: There are a variety of things that could cause this. If it just started happening hours or minutes ago and it is getting worse, seek immediate medical attention because it could be a heart attack or a pulmonary embolism. If it has been happening for a longer period of time, it might just be a muscle strain or broken rib. ...Read more
I just woke up with sharp pains on the right side of my chest and hurts even worse when i breath?
Get checked.: If you are still having pain with breathing, get checked. It is impossible to tell you what may be going on, as we don't have enough history. However, this may be serious, or it may not be, so go to an ER and find out what is going on. You don't want to get worse do you? Have someone else drive you or call an ambulance. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Chest pain with deep breaths can be due to a number of causes, including costochondritis (a rib/cartilage pain, a rib fracture, muscular strain, a pneumothorax (partially collapsed lung), any number of lung diseases, and even heart disease. Although costochondritis is common, be sure to see your doctor to rule out other more serious causes, or the er if severe pain or short of breath. ...Read more
Can aginia cause buring when breathing deep? Whole center lf chest hurts when i breath and my back muscles to coould i have pulled a muscle?
Can shoulder impingement/rotor cuff cause pain on front part of chest. Hurts when i breath. Too .Ekg, holter mon., chestvxray good so not heart relate?
As long as heart: Ruled out, there are a number of things that can cause pain there, including referred pain from impingement syndrome (although rare). More likely it is related to costochondritis or intercostal neuralgia. Since heart is ruled out here, see a pain physician. If it is these, a simple injection could help. I hope that helps! ...Read more
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