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I need to know how to fix my back pain sharp pain in upper right shoulderblade, and in upper right chest. Cant breathe deeply with out my back popping or it starts hurting

I need to know how to fix my back pain sharp pain in upper right shoulderblade, and in upper right chest. Cant breathe deeply with out my back popping or it starts hurting

Back : Back problems are not usually aggravated by breathing. They are not usually limited to shoulder blade and chest. I recommend being checked out by your primary care doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

Chest Pain On Deep Breaths (Definition)

It's the classic description of pleuritic pain... pain resulting from inflammation or irritation of the pleura (the lining surrounding the lung); the inflammation is called pleurisy. But, not all pain with inspiration is pleuritic. Pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, tracheitis, cancer...all can cause painful respiration. It's like saying "Not all hoofbeats are from ...Read more


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Back Pain on right side radiates to the front lower rib area. Hurts when I breath or cough. Hurts to lay down even.

Back Pain on right side radiates to the front lower rib area.  Hurts when I breath or cough.  Hurts to lay down even.

Get evaluated: You should have your chest pain evaluated by a physician in person. Several serious conditions could be causing those symptoms including pneumonia, blood clots in your lung, tumors, and gallstones. Less serious causes like viruses or muscle tears/spasms could also be the source. Best to have a professional help you sort it out. ...Read more

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How to tell difference N kidney pain and back muscle pain. My left upper back and side hurt randomly. Hurts when I move or take deep breaths?

How to tell difference N kidney pain and back muscle pain. My left upper back and side hurt randomly. Hurts when I move or take deep breaths?

Back pain: Kidney pain is generally felt in the lower back - the flanks more precisely. Pain in your upper back that increases when you take deep breaths more closely relates to either a lung/pleura issue or musculoskeletal issue. ...Read more

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Really painful right upper back pain. When I breath it hurts and any movement causes more pain, can't lay down without feeling the pain in my back. ?

Really painful right upper back pain. When I breath it hurts and any movement causes more pain, can't lay down without feeling the pain in my back. ?

ER: Either referred pain from gallbladder or pleuritic pain from your lungs. Possibly a pulled muscle; however this need immediate attention. ...Read more

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Having pain on left lower abdominal front and back hurts to bend. And having some pain on chest when taking deep breath could it be connected?

No: They are not related. Anyway, you need to consult the doctor for evaluation and treatment for both conditions. ...Read more

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Chest pain that radiates to back, cough, congestion, headache, hurts to take a full breathh and hurts worse when laying down.

Chest pain that radiates to back, cough, congestion, headache, hurts to take a full breathh and hurts worse when laying down.

Pericarditis: Sounds a lot like pericarditis, which is an inflammation of the sac that surround the heart. A lot of time it is secondary to some other infection, like bronchitis. Could also be pleurisy, which is an inflammation of the lining of the lungs. I'd get checked out by your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Sharp lower back pain. It hurts to bend and touch my toes. What can I do to help my back heal and to rid the pain?

Sharp lower back pain. It hurts to bend and touch my toes. What can I do to help my back heal and to rid the pain?

Back pain in young: Young patients rarely need further evaluation for back pain as it is usually self-limiting. For mild symptoms, muscle pains are most common. Consider also disc degeneration which is the rule not exception. If symptoms persist. Core strength is a start: pilates/yoga/piyo, nsaid's, salonpas hot patches. Mckenzie pt if no better but requires a doc's rx. Loosen up those hamstrings, too. ...Read more

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Pain under ribcage/kidney area in my back right side. Its a constant pain and hurts to breathe deep or move certain ways.advil wont help. What is it?

Pain under ribcage/kidney area in my back right side. Its a constant pain and hurts to breathe deep or move  certain ways.advil wont help. What is it?

Kidney stone,muscle?: pain if sharp with movement or with deep breaths can be muscle strain, or trauma? with pleuritis or coughing spells pneumonia or kidney stone if severe like a knife, if smoke could even be pulmonary emboli[blood clot]if unresloved after 60 minutes go to er ...Read more

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Chest pain that goes to my shoulder blade and up my neck, very uncomfortable, hurts while trying to lay down,sit, and stand.

Pain: Two choices: 1: Real bad pain - have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. 2: If you can wait a bit get an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Throat hurts all the way down to a little after the chest. Lower chest hurts to breathe and pain while turning head?

Throat hurts all the way down to a little after the chest. Lower chest hurts to breathe and pain while turning head?

Tracheitis: Sounds like this is more than the usual inflamed throat or larynx and it could be an early pneumonia. I think you should see a clinician ESPECIALLY since it hurts to breathe. ...Read more

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Sudden upper back pain and hurts when I breathe in?

Sudden upper back pain and hurts when I breathe in?

Doctor can evaluate: Several possible reasons in a young adult, but one's doctor may want to check for a collapsed lung (pneumothorax, due to air leaking from inside the lung through it's lining, out into the space between the lung and the ribs). The site of the leak has some damage, which may heal itself. The leaked air stays inside the rib cage and takes up space, preventing the lung from fully inflating. ...Read more

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Very strong pain in left side of abdomen goes to back. Hurts when i take deep breath?

Very strong pain in left side of abdomen goes to back. Hurts when i take deep breath?

See your doctor!: Symptoms such as this are often due to stomach conditions such as gastritis or ulcers, but diagnosis is difficult without physical exam so you should definitely see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain behind lower right rib cage up to shoulder hurts to laugh move n breath?

Pain behind lower right rib cage up to shoulder hurts to laugh move n breath?

Several things: It could be your gall bladder, liver problem, a kidney stone or infection, a rib muscle sprain / strain or a infection / inflammation in the right lung or lining of the right lung. If you have nausea, loose bowels then more likely gall bladder. If you have cough or breathing problems, then the lungs may be culprit. Blood in the urine or urinary frequency suggests the kidney stone. See a doc! ...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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Bad pain radiating fro. The mid back to the left lower abdomen feel sore to the touch any movement hurts my guts even gas hurts .Bad pain feel bruised?

Bad pain radiating fro. The mid back to the left lower abdomen feel sore to the touch any movement hurts my guts even gas hurts .Bad pain feel bruised?

Get some help...: Abdominal pain is never normal, ; "bad" pain even less so. Lots of things cause llq (left lower quadrant) abdominal pain--see earlier healthtap answers. Your symptoms may be related to a non-serious condition, but when pain is persistent, recurrent, and as severe as you report, don't delay in seeking evaluation ; getting treated please. ...Read more

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I have upper right back pain and right side neck pain, right side chest pain. It shoots from the back to the from. Back pain when taking deep breaths?

I have upper right back pain and right side neck pain, right side chest pain. It shoots from the back to the from. Back pain when taking deep breaths?

Rhomboid and: levator scapulae muscle spasm is known to do the same thing with localized sharp back pain radiating to the front under the collarbone. Try warm compresses and firm massage on that side of back. Usually resolves so long as you are not experiencing breathlessness. If you are proceed to the ED for a chest xray to eliminate a pneumothorax or pulmonary embolus. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and feels heavy. Chest pain and legs feel heavy and it hurts when I walk and use leg muscles.

Lower back pain and feels heavy. Chest pain and legs feel heavy and it hurts when I walk and use leg muscles.

Be examined: It could be many causes. It sounds like your lower back is the worst. Sometimes pain can spread from there to your legs. It may be related to nerves or muscles. Your doctor can check out your chest at the same time. All the best. ...Read more

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Chest and back pain sometimes its hard to breath. and i feel weak?

Chest and back pain sometimes its hard to breath. and i feel weak?

Get to a doctor: its impossible to diagnose in this format. You need to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more