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Sharp Pain In Middle Of My Back When I Cough Or Sneeze
I get a medium kind of stabbing pain in my right side of my upper back when i sneeze or cough... Worse when i sneeze.
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Neck strain: usually that symptom indicates a neck strain or misalignment of the cervical vertebra or inflammatrion of the neck muscles or joints. If there is pain shooting down the arm, it indicates nerve irritation and needs doctor's attention. Usually waiting or using an NSAID medication will allow it to go away. See a doctor if not gone in 4 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had some lower back pain that gives sharp pain. When I take a deep breath, I get sharp shooting pain in the back and around my ribs.
Thoracic pain: If this doesn't remit with rest and over the counter melds , would be a good idea to get an exam and or xray ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in my lower chest in the middle of my breast when taking a deep breath or when lifting up my arms?
Chest pain: Most of the time pain with a deep breathe or moving arms is either from the muscles of the chest wall being sore or the little muscles between the ribs being sore, or a sore area in the breast itself. If you press on the sore area gently and it hurts its more likely the breast. If its not sore until you press harder it's the chest wall. Rest, heat, might help. If not better in several days see dr. ...Read more
I have experienced pain in my back around my left ribcage ever since holding in a sneeze(1 day). Persisting pain and increases when I sneeze or turn.
Sprain? Air leak?: Doctor can evaluate. A collapsed lung (pneumothorax) is due to an air leak from the inside of the lung through the covering of the lung, out into the space between the lung and the ribs. The site of the leak has some damage, which will heal itself. The leaked air stays inside the rib cage and takes up space, preventing the lung from fully inflating (the lung stays partly "collapsed"). ...Read more
Got dull aching pain on left side in middle of my back. Sharp pain comes when take deep breaths or cough.
Sharp pain in my upper mid back in between my spine and right scapula. nagging deep cough for a week feel congestion in lower rt lung when I cough?
I have a sharp, stabbing pain in the lower left area around my ribs. It hurts mostly when i exhale, cough and when i'm standing. What is this?
You need to have : Your doctor evaluate this. A exam will help in diagnosing what i'd going on with you. ...Read more
I've had cough, pain in my back when breathing in and what feels like burning in my chest, advise?
See below: I would go see either your primary physician or a pulmonologist ...Read more
I have a constant pain in my chest and when i breathe in it feels warm also the pain radiates to my back?
Hard to say: You should probably be checked, there are many potential causes, some very self limited others life threatening. For example, pleurisy is an inflammation of the lining of the lung, sometimes associated with a viral infection and often goes away. A pulmonary embolus can cause similar symptoms and is.Life threatening. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
I felt pain in the lower middle of my chest whenever I sneeze or I breathe in at the same time I have pain in my arms and back and I felt dizzy too.
Could be: pneumothorax, especially if you smoke,so you should see a doctor. ...Read more
I suffer from excruciating pain in my right shoulder and right side of my abdomen during deep breaths, burps and sneezing( i do not have cold).
Multifactorial: Could be several issues. Frequently it is s musculoskeletal problem correctable by chiropractic. See your MD or DC for an evaluation. ...Read more
What can cause the sharp pain I have in the left side of my chest. When i bend over and get back up and i feel a pop. Sometimes just sharp pain happen?
See your doc: If you feel like a pop in your back it could be your ligaments in your spine. But if it causes persistent sharp pain, have yourself checked by your doc. ...Read more
I developed a sharp pain that comes and goes on my upper back left side, also have a cough and pain hurts when i breath and or make sudden moves?
I've been violently coughing with a cold. Now whenever I cough or sit up from lying down, I get a sharp and lasting pain in my lower right abdomen. Wh?
When coughing or sneezing, i feel a sharp pain on left side of my lower back. No fever or anything. Just pain when i sneeze or cough. What could it be?
I have a really sharp pain in back for a few months in one spot, and just a few days ago my face got puffy and sharp pains in bones when cough/sneeze?
Sharp pain on L follows ribs from back/front. Any Mvmnt, cough, sneeze, breathing causes stabbing pain. Been 3 wks getting worse.No fever, just pain!
Sharp pain in middle of my chest or upper abs.Hurts to cough & sneeze. Tender to touch. Just below sternum. Causes shortness of breath & lightheaded .
See your doctor now: Go to your doctor now, if you can't get in, go to the er. ...Read more
Possibilities...: This pain is likely musculoskeletal if it is not present all the time. Possible causes include strained muscle, cartilage inflammation or a fractured rib, especially if you have been coughing for a while. Once the cough resolves, this pain will improve over time. If not, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whenever I cough or sneeze I get a sharp pain in my abdomen, is that a bad thing and what is it result of. Thank you?
Could be a hernia: when a person coughs or sneezes, there is increased intra-abdominal pressure. If there is a weakening of the tissues, the intestines can start to push through and this is called a Hernia. Could be due to previous surgery in the abdomen or pelvis. Hernia can be in the groin, or abdomen or umbilical. If there is a hernia, could cause pain. Look for bulging in the abdomen. See MD for exam ...Read more
I am having sharp pain on my right side between my ribs and hip when i cough or sneeze and tender the rest of the time?
I have a sharp pain on my left chest rib side. Its sore when I cough or sneeze. Its been there for about 1 to 2 weeks now.
I stopped smoking a week ago due to coughing attacks and pain. What could it be?
This type of pain: suggests rib or pleura (the lung and heart lining) problems. My first thought might be a rib fracture..perhaps a fall or injury when you didn't appreciate the severity of the trauma. Or inflammation of pleura from a viral/other infection causing inflammation. You could take ibuprofen in suggested doses for up to a week. If no improvement, see Doc. Take this "silver lining" and stay off cigarettes! ...Read more
I feel sharp pain in my right lower abdomen everytime i cough or sneeze. And most of the time my tummy is aching. What could this possibly be?
Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain has numerous causes especially in females. Right-sided pain could be from the gallbladder or appendix. The list expands as we get into the lower abdomen where the ovaries reside. It would be in your best interest to ruehle pregnancy with a pregnancy test if there's any possibility. Also see your primary care physician for a physical exam and some labs with possible referral to a specialist. ...Read more
My side hurts about 6 in from my waist. Sharp pain when i cough sneeze move wrong. Just.Started today?
I get sharp pain on the left side of my ribcage just below my cleavage for about 15 seconds when I sneeze or cough. Should I be concerned?
Usually not: If the pain goes away quickly on its own and no other symptoms are present, would not be worried. Most likely inflammation of the cartilage in the rib cage (medical name costochronditis), Due to old trauma, a violent sneeze, lifting something heavy for example, arthritis in the area, viral infections, fungal infection, very rarely cancer. Try motrin/advil for a couple months, IF persistent, see MD ...Read more
Hello sir. I feel a sudden sharp pain in the middle of my chest when i stretch or suddenly move. I go to the gym about 4 times a week. The pain stays for about 30 minutes. Within that 30 minutes. it hurts if i cough, sneeze or breath deeply. It doesn't h
Musculoskeletal: meaning: pain originating from muscles/ligaments/tendons/bones in the middle of your chest, not related to an inner organ like your heart, as it is reproducible by movement not occuring at rest. You need to rest your muscles, apply analgesic cream and warm compresses to the area, and possibly painkillers. if pain persists check with your doctor for further treament, wish you wellness ...Read more
Sharp pain in llq. Worse w/ cough/sneeze. It feels like something is ripping. Did just start working out. Is it a muscle?
Likely: You may have pulled a muscle exercising and it is stretched with coughing and sneezing, it should resolve on its own in a few days, if not see your doctor. ...Read more
I just got over phnamonia my chest on my right side is constintly hurting like a sharp pain when i cough breath and sneeze i don't know if it is seriou?
See your doctor: This is never normal. See your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, and possibly order tests to find out what's wrong. ...Read more
Im having a very sharp pain on the right side of my abdomen when I bend down cough or sneeze is an instant sharb stabbing pain?
Possible hernia: The most concerning/urgent possibility would be appendicitis, but that would not get better, but only get worse over a few days and you would have decreased appetite and fevers. An ovarian cyst is possible but usually hurt regardless of movement. The most likely possibility is a hernia or muscle strain in your lower abdominal muscles. ...Read more
I've been sneezing and coughing for about 2days and just today i started experiencing sharp pain in my left lower abdomen when i sneeze/cough.
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