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Back Pain Hurts To Take Deep Breath
Dull upper back pain every time I twist my body or turn my head. It sometimes hurts when I take deep breath but not alwayswhat could be the cause?
A disc injury: Lower cervical and upper thoracic disc injury can be the cause. ...Read more
Had X-ray 1yr ago (back pain) had small spot on rt upper lung, dr said calci. Now it hurts there when I take deep breath, fmr smoker, should I worry?
Yes: Suggest repeat cxr as any spot on lung should be followed for stability in its appearance. Also suggest pulmonary function testing due to smoking history. ...Read more
I have been suffering massive lower back pain and I also have had shooting pain were my kidneys are and it hurts when I take deep breath am I in troub?
102 fever back pain gets worse when take deep breath head hurts tested positive on d dimer blood test nothing showed on CT with contrast what's wrong?
See a doctor: The d dimer increases in pulmonary embolism. But it also increases for many other conditions. The CT should have seen anything else going on. Perhaps not pleurisy. The fever is of concern. Best see your doctor for a complete check up to determine the cause of your symptoms ...Read more
The last few days I've been having chest pain on left side feels worse when I take deep breath. Also back pain. Any ideas? When is chest pain serious?
Back pain left side, feels like a cramp all the time, if I put pressur between ribs it hurts, bad, also hurts to take deep breaths?
See below: Sounds like it may be muscle spasms. The best way to iknow for sure is to have a physical examination by a doctor. ...Read more
Pain with breathing: See a physician if symptoms persist or worsen over the next day. ...Read more
New back pain that woke me up last. It feels like it may be my ribs in the back on the right. It hurts to take a deep breath not sure what it is.
Need further eval: It could be simply musculoskeletal such as a rib fracture or pulled muscle. However, your shortness of breath is concerning. You may have a blood clot in your lungs which could cause these symptoms. Your symptoms might be something going on with your lungs or heart so see a healthcare provider as soon as possible or further workup. ...Read more
Site please: Back is so long from base of skull to tail bone. If hurts with deep breath might be pleural irritation need to see a pulmonolgist. ...Read more
I've had severe lower back pain for 5 days. The pain has begun to wrap around to my abdominal area and it hurts to take a deep breath. Feel bloated.
Doctor can check: Back pain on either side of the spine (called flank pain by doctors) can be caused by kidney disease or other abdominal disorders, especially if the person doesn't remember hurting her back by lifting or working too much. Other abdominal problems (occasionally serious ones such as a tumor) can also show up as back pain, so evaluation by a doctor is needed. ...Read more
I am experiencing back pain in my left side in the heart area and it goes to my left hand and I it hurts every time I take a deep breath?
See your physician: This may not be a heart problem but it could be. It could also be a lung problem, and this is something you should clarify with your physician now ...Read more
Bed?: May be your bed. Also, look at your posture and what exercises your doing during day. If this happens frequently, see an osteopathic physician. ...Read more
I have severe center back pain on both sides when breathing. Cannot take deep breaths. No other symptoms. What could it be?
Started working out. Today sudden upper left back pain when taking deep breath and now hurts when I move/walk. What could it be?
Muscle strain: You probably have a muscle strain and spasm from working out It can be painful and sharp It does hurt more with movement Rest it, moist heat, and some advil (ibuprofen) If you get shortness of breath or increased chest pain then followup with ER but I feel that it is just a muscle strain at your age ...Read more
My back pops ever so often when I take a deep breath laying down and I also have back pain that comes and goes. What is the cause of my back pops?
If you are double "jointed" then is possible that you have some minor instability of your spine. If you can do most of the following, is possible you are double jointed.
1. Hands flat on the floor with knees extended
2. Hyperextension of the elbow
3. Hyperextension of the knee
4. Thumb touching the forearm
5. Hyperextension of the 5th knuckle
hope this helps, www. Otwithmd. Com. ...Read more
I have this constant back pain on the left side particularly in one spot. When I take a deep breath I can feel the pain. What could be the cause if it?
I caught a breath taking sharp upper back pain in my left side that shot to my abd in the same spot can it be a spasm? On hurts on deep breath
It could be: The doctors who ordered your test would have the best idea, since the considered most of the options. Would obviously also consider things in your upper belly on the left side, since your diaphragm, a dome shaped muscle under your lung, flattens during a deep breath, and pushes on the contents of your upper abdomen. ...Read more
Sharp upper right back pain started suddenly last week. Hurts w/ deep breaths, and gets much worse at night. Should I see a dr or chiropractor 1st?
Back pain: The most common causes of pain in this area is inflammation of the sacroiliac joint. Also, an inflamed facet joint in the lumbar spine or the sacrospinous ligament can cause this pain. Kidney stones can be a source of pain too. Begin with anti-inflammatory medications and apply ice to the affected area. If the pain persists then see a medical doctor. ...Read more
I am having back pain in middle (near ribs) from a long time, it only pains if I take a deep breath, does my smoking has any relation to this?
May be and may be no: See u pcp for evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm having severe back pain in the center of my back. It radiates through my ribs and its hard for me to take a deep breath when im sitting up.
Why do I feel the need to take excessive deep breaths? It causes me to get light left side back pain n light chest pain & lightheadecan it be anxiety?
Yes, it can: Anxiety can involve mental, emotional, and physical symptoms. These commonly appear in respiratory system as well as cardiovascular, gi, and neurological systems too. For thoroughness it's a good idea to have a checkup with your primary care doctor. But your anxiety can be treated with a combination of psychotherapy and medications if those are needed. A psychiatrist & psychologist can help. ...Read more
Doing well 8 days s/p lap choly, now 2 days with sharp right sided mid-back pain, low-g temp & indig/naus. Deep breath hurts. Normal part of healing?
I have middle back pain and pain under my left rib cage. There is an increase in pain when I take a deep breath, what could this be?
Pleurisy: Sounds like it could be pleurisy. If you don't have a rash on your skin that looks like blisters (which would be shingles), this is likely an inflammation of the lining of your lungs. Ibuprofen (if ok with your system) is the treatment of choice. Other possibilities are a pulled ribcage muscle - if that's the case, Ibuprofen is still the treatment. ...Read more
I am having upper back pain whenever I take a deep breath. This pain tends to get worse at night. What is the cause/treatment for this?
Rib dysfunction: Pain in mid & upper back aggravated by inhalation is usually due to a rib being locked down. Usually ribs move up & down w/ inhalation/exhalation. When a rib is locked down, it cannot rise with inhalation causing pain. Sometimes a vertebra locked (bent forward) can cause similar pain. Either way, a good history & phys incl osteopathic hands-on exam can usually locate the cause & manipulation may fix it. ...Read more
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