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Back Pain That Takes Your Breath Away
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?
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
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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?
Pain with breathing: See a physician if symptoms persist or worsen over the next day. ...Read more
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 always get extreme back pain when I get up from laying on my stomach for a couple seconds. It's so bad that it takes my breath away.
Avoid stomach laying: This could be anything from a sprain/strain to a herniated disc to a pinched nerve etc. You'll need formal evaluation to get a better answer, but for now it would be reasonable to treat conservatively with NSAIDs (ibuprofen or Aleve), ice/heat, and activity modifications. Also I would avoid laying on your stomach since that does place increased strain on your back. ...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.
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
For the last week I have been having back pain between my shoulder blades. When I take a breath my chest and back get stabbing pains. Worse daily.
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
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
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?
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 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
I have severe upper back pain that gets worse when I take a deep breath. Lower back is also very painful. Any ideas what is or could be causing this?
Pain in chest and back when I take a deep breath in and when I exhale fully. Back pain is like where my lungs are. Chest pain to the left. Ideas why?
Rib dislocation: Could be a rib dislocation or possibly costochondritis (inflammation of where the ribs and cartilage meet). I would recommend seeing a osteopathic physician to see if they can correct the rib issue. Many times they can place the rib back in proper alignment. Make sure you see a do that does manipulation as their main practice, they are the best. ...Read more
I have middle back pain and pain under my left rib cage. There is an increase in pain when I take a deep breath, it is not muscular, what could it be?
Difficult to say: There are many possibilities here. The pain could be coming from the spine. I am not sure how you know it is not muscular. Other possible pain generators include the lungs, ribs or the internal organs. This could be a pain that originates exactly where you feel it or could be referred from a more distant location. You need a good physical examination by an md/do who is used to dealing with this. ...Read more
Lower back pain. Wake up hurts really bad. Hard to bend over or arch my back. It takes my breath away at times. Lift work may hurt have it?
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and have Ct of spine to R/O herniated disk and if positive referrer you to neurosurgeon for treatment. ...Read more
Severe upper back pain. Kind of takes my breath away. I've experienced this pain a couple times before. What could this be? (not kidney stones been ✔
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
Larascopic gallbladder surgery 4wks ago. Sharp pain started after 2-3wks, when taking deep breath under ribs right side & back. Pain takes breath away?
I am having a bad pain back pain it is under my right collarbone and is unbearable when I cough, sneeze, or take a deep breath I'm only 13 and am fit?
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