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Back Pain When Breathing And Coughing
I am super congested my chest hurts low grade fever back pain when breathing no cough currently on bacterium for a UTI could I have bronchitis?
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
Option: Chest Xray: This usually shows may be you have some problems in the lungs due to possible viral or bacterial infection. May be you want to check with chest xray. ...Read more
What could cause back pain, discomfort, or burning in middle of the back with slight difficulties breathing. No cough, or fever. Heart checked ok.
Four weeks of nagging cough, headaches, upper back pain, chest tightness and difficulty when breathing. What is it?
Upper back pain between shoulder blade and spine, hurts when breathing in deeply. Slight mucus producing cough, what could it be?
Pleurisy: Sometimes if there's inflammation in the lungs due to infection il it might involve the outer lining of the lung which is called the pleura. If The pleura becomes irritated then you could have "pleurisy" which can cause pain in the chest when you take a deep breath. If you have a fever and the symptoms persist you should have this checked out by your physician ...Read more
Wet cough, wheezing, chest and back pain when coughing and breathing in, shallow breathing, fever, cough spasms. Bronchitis or pneumonia possibly?
Cold-like symptoms for 2 months: w/cough, chest & throat & some back pain. Fatigue too. Getting better. Still some pain; breathing better now. X-ray few weeks ago showed things normal; heart is good. Will this person be ok? Go 2 doc again? Explain?
Mgt.: There may have been an initial pneumonia, was the patient treated with medications? If he/she is still symptomatic, I would suggest a culture (s) of airway secretions and close follow up. Monitor for fever, and please see a Pulmonologist. A copy of the Radiograph may be uploaded with more details provided during a virtual consultation. ...Read more
Going to ER for burning urination. Back pain. Fever. Trouble breathing. Cough. I think I have the flu & a bladder infection mixed. Will they do a CBC?
Seek help: This is not normal. I would recommend seeing an orthopaedic specialist for a formal work up. ...Read more
Do I have pneumonia? Really scared I'm not coughing but I had left back pain a couple days ago did not get worse by breathing. No fever. Temp is 96.8
Pain when coughing or breathing. Rattling or vibrating sound/feeling when breathing. Back pain, fatigue, and loss of appetite. Is it pneumonia?
Horrible pain in ribs below left breast wraps around to. Back pain when coughing or breathing deep. Can lay down on back or left side can't bend over?
See your doctor: Any pain described as "horrible" should be evaluated. ...Read more
Sounds like he's: Coughing hard & has pleuritic chest pain; irritation of the lining around the lungs. Is he up-to-date on his immunizations? There have been some whooping cough (pertussis) outbreaks & older kids don't necessarily " whoop." he needs to see his pediatrician, who'll probably get a chesr xray & labs. Sadly, you shouldn't give him anything to suppress the cough unless his doctor gives the okay. ...Read more
Thought was back pain, hard to pin point area, centre of back. Pain when breathing deeply, rolling over when lying down, bending back - dart of pain??
If it's in the center of the back and it's more painful or tender when you touch it then it's worth getting seen for it to make sure it's not an infection of the spine or other suspicious lesion. Watch for any leg weakness or numbness.
It could be just spams but unlikely to be dead center. ...Read more
Unusual: May be plurusy. See pmd not a good idea to sit on this........Dx depend on your risk factors and preexisting disease and habits. ...Read more
Costochondritis: There are some patients who haven't back pain with breathing. This may be a sign of inflammation involving the soft tissue surrounding the ribs which is cartilage. This may be consistent with a diagnosis of costochondritis. I recommend seeing your primary care physician. If you need a rheumatology consult, I'll be happy to assist. ...Read more
I am female, 21, lower right back pain when breathing in deeply, bending, twisting, and standing/walking. Sound like anything to you?
Looking for second opinion with: Sharp to dull back pain when breathing or sneezing. Previous doctor has diagnosed notalgia paresthetica but I am unsure of diagnosis.
Second opinion: Personalized healthcare advice (diagnosis or treatment) is available on this site through HealthTap Prime or Concierge service. A physician will want to know more about your history, timing of onset of this specific problem, whether you have sick contacts or any recent viral illnesses, medications you use etc. Only then can an opinion be offered. Best wishes! ...Read more
Nasal congestion, sneezing and runny nose, with upper back pain when breathing in deeply, with headache in front of head, is this cold related?
Seasonal flu it is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. If there is no improvement or sore throat is severe or lasts longer than another week, or you are getting joint pain
see your pcp for evaluation.
Hope it helps. ...Read more
My Boyfriend is experiencing back pain having issues breathing (severity: severe) (side: both) and side pain.
Yes: Yes they can be serious or benign. If the rib muscles or more commonly a muscle like serratus anterior is weak, it can effect your breathing. But you need to rule out other causes from problems in your aorta to ball bladders. ...Read more
Experiencing neck shoulder and back pain at the right side of my body. Shortness of breathing sometimes.
Trauma or TMD: The most common cause of shoulder pain and neck pain is injury to the soft tissues, including the muscles, tendons, and ligaments within these structures.. .. Degenerative arthritis of the spine in the neck (cervical spine) can pinch nerves that can cause both neck pain and shoulder pain. ...Read more
I have severe center back pain on both sides when breathing. Cannot take deep breaths. No other symptoms. What could it be?
Sharp upper back pain on the left side when breathing deeply started after cycling It took more than 15 minutes until the pain disappeared...?
Upper back pain: The pain that you describe is typical of an inflamed rib head as it inserts into the spine. Anti-inflammatory medications, stretching and massage can help. Apply ice at night and moist warm heat in the morning. Chiropractors are helpful with this problem. Injection of the rib head with a cortisone shot is another treatment option. If the pain persists then a thoracic MRI scan is warranted. ...Read more
Contact physician: Your symptoms are alarming. You need to see a physician as soon as possible. ...Read more