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Left upper back pain while breathing in and couging ? Also had dry cough for 2 weeks. Only 17

Left upper back pain while breathing in and couging ? Also had dry cough for 2 weeks. Only 17

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

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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Elevated ddimer. Negative ct scan and us for blood clots. Having chest pressure and back pain while breathing in feels like a sharp pain. PE?

Elevated ddimer. Negative ct scan and us for blood clots. Having chest pressure and back pain while breathing in feels like a sharp pain. PE?

Probably Not: D-Dimer is a presumptive diagnostic with many false positives. Meaning if neg then no further tests are necessary, but if positive the follow up with CT Angio chest and u/s legs. If these are neg than unlikely PE. The Gold Stadard is a Pulmonary angiogram ...Read more

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25 year old female with middle back pain hurts really bad when breathing.?

25 year old female with middle back pain hurts really bad when breathing.?

Check it out: This could just muscle inflammation in the back will go away in 2-3 days after using advil (ibuprofen) or could be a sign of some thing inside the chest cage, so i will advice to check it if continued. ...Read more

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My son is haveing severe upper back pain when coughing and breathing?

My son is haveing severe upper back pain when coughing and breathing?

Seek help: This is not normal. I would recommend seeing an orthopaedic specialist for a formal work up. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between upper back pain and improper breathing?

Is there a connection between upper back pain and improper breathing?

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

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Back pain when breathing deeply and moving it too much. Is this serious?

Back pain when breathing deeply and moving it too much. Is this serious?

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

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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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