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Chest pain on right and breathing problem?

Chest pain on right and breathing problem?

Be seen: Chest pain can come from many causes, with the most serious relating to heart problems, including early heart attacks. Usually that pain is on the left side, but it can be anywhere. Associated shortness f breath is very concerning, and other causes like a blood clot (pulmonary embolism). Best to get cheked. ...Read more

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Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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Can stress cause nausea, breathing problems, chest pain and discomfort, pain under ribs on right side, chronic heartburn, and mid to low back pain?

Can stress cause nausea, breathing problems, chest pain and discomfort, pain under ribs on right side, chronic heartburn, and mid to low back pain?

Stress: Can cause just about any symptom. People respond to stress differently. I would talk to your doctor to make sure nothing else causing symptoms. But stress can cause multiple symptoms ...Read more

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Chest pain and back pain when deep breathing and movement my upper body?

Chest pain and back pain when deep breathing and movement my upper body?

Muscle strain: Could be that you have muscle or tendon injury from overuse. Try some antiinflammatory medication and if it persisits see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does extreme anxiety cause neck and lower back pain, dizziness, and shortness of breath?

Does extreme anxiety cause neck and lower back pain, dizziness, and shortness of breath?

Actually, yes: It's amazing what anxiety can do! Have medical tests and if results are negative for back and lung problems or heart issues - it leaves anxiety as a prime suspect. The good news will be that 1. you now know'll you are healthy in important ways and 2. CBT therapy works well for learning anxiety mgmt skills. It's a good thing! ...Read more

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I have abdominal pain, upper side back pain and back pain and shortness of breath any ideas what it is?

Could be: Pulmonary embolus, so get to emergency department immediately. These can be fatal when blood clots travel to lungs and cause inability to breathe or maintain adequate blood circulation. ...Read more

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Can my lower back weakness, shallow breathing, and behavioral/psychological problems be related?

Can my lower back weakness, shallow breathing, and behavioral/psychological problems be related?

It is hard to know: Without a through medical exam whether the physical symptoms and psychological ones are related. Speak with your physician and have it checked out. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause trouble breathing and chest pains?

Can anxiety cause trouble breathing and chest pains?

For sure: It's a common cause. Just be sure there's nothing more ominous going on as well. ...Read more

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Have some problem of back pain and muscular pain?

More detail: I cannot tell if this is a statement of fact or if there is a question hidden in there. ...Read more

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Upper back pain and chest pain can be signs of?

Upper back pain and chest pain can be signs of?

anything: That could be a sign of heart disease, aortic disease, vertebral column arthritis. Degenerative disk disease, pancreatic disease, peptic ulcer disease, biliary tract disease. And many more possibilities. See if you can obtain some further details. ...Read more

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Can upper back problems cause refered pain to shoulders, ribs and arms with pins and needles and slight heaviness in chest?

Can upper back problems  cause refered pain to shoulders, ribs and arms with pins and needles and slight heaviness in chest?

yes: Many musculoskeletal problems can mimic and refer to pain and neurological symptoms in many close and remote parts of the body. A good history and exam by a trained physician specializing in musculoskeletal medicine will be a best first step. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and abdominal pain. Hurts to even breath and now fatigue and body aches?

Lower back pain and abdominal pain. Hurts to even breath and now fatigue and body aches?

Check this: Lower abdominal pains radiating to the back can be several causes varying from infection, appendicitis, ovarian cyst severe urinary infection, kidney infection. There is no accurate way to find out via this site so go the your doctor or an emergency room today. This is not something to just sit on until you know what is wrong. Good luck ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain while breathing in and yawning?

Right shoulder pain while breathing in and yawning?

"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 tests. ...Read more

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What could cause chest pains, pain when breathing, and trouble swallowing?

What could cause chest pains, pain when breathing, and trouble swallowing?

Need diagnosis: You describe three separate and possibly unrelated symptoms. I am not sure about the pain when breathing but chest pain and trouble swallowing may be associated with reflux of acid from the stomach, so-called gerd. Pain when breathing may be related to muscle tenderness. Obviously, chest pain could be more serious and needs a diagnosis by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Is my upper back pain due to heart problems or posture problems?

Is my upper back pain due to heart problems or posture problems?

Muscles!!!!: Think flesh/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc with chronic pain! began selfcare with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, stretching all are needed. In my practice I use acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more

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Can mid back problems cause spasms and aches on right flank, back and stomach? No aneurysm, infection, kidneys pancreas good. Pain spasms come and go

Yes: Spinal conditions which can cause this include degenerative disc disease and spinal instability (flexion/extension xrays can help to confirm this). Other causes include ovarian cysts, appendicitis, digestive issues e.g. Lactose intolerance, etc. If symptoms persist you need to see a doctor for an exam and some more testing. Hope this helps... ...Read more

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Back muscle spasm causing struggling with movement. Shooting pain in lower abdomen. Difficultly taking a deep breath due to back. ?

Is it muscle?: Would definitely need more information for this one. When and how did it start, how long has it been like this, was there an injury, any nausea, fever, diarrhea, blood in urine? How does the muscle spasm in back explain the abdominal pain? Right or left side? You should see a doctor - if severe, go to the emergency room. If muscle spasm, use heat, ibuprofen, and gentle exercise. ...Read more

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Can back pain cause a shortness of breath?

Can back pain cause a shortness of breath?

Back pain: upper back or rib pains can cause shortness of breath but I do not usually see lower back pain causing this. Pain and spasms can "take your breath away" because of the sharp pains but that would be the only relationship. ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

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Difficulty Breathing (Definition)

If you are having difficulty breathing, you feel as though you are able to get enough air in, or get air out. Your oxygen ...Read more