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Can Coughing Too Much Hurt Your Heart
I have a cough that started a few days ago but my heart just started to hurt when I cough hurts a little bit without coughing but really bad when I do?
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
Everytime I cough it burns the area around my heart/between ribs. Can't stop coughing and not sure why it hurts so much. Please help. ?
When I cough it hurts so much usually around my heart area. Cold and chills all the time but no fever. Not hungry either. Not sure what's wrong. ?
Valsalva: Coughing raises intrathoracic pressure which is transmitted. If you have a large disc compressing spinal root nerves in neck, this may be one explanation. But need to assess other potential problems, as left sided pain can indicate heart issues. Get this checked out ASAP. ...Read more
I have had a cold for 3 weeks which has now worsened now I have an awful cough and when i cough it hurts my heart any ideas?
Get checked out: The most likely reason for your symptoms would be costochondritis which is an inflammation of the cartilage which connects the breast bone to the ribs. It lays over the heart so patients often think the heart is involved and it will hurt when you cough. Treatment is symptomatic with anti-inflammatory medicine and it will resolve. Your doctor will decide if it is necessary to work the pain up. ...Read more
My heart is pounding hard but not racing and it hurts to breathe. Feels like I should cough to make it go away but that doesn't help. what's happening?
Go to the ER: a lot of benign medical condition can cause the heart pouding the urge to cough is your body way to try to convert the heart rate to a slower rate, you need to see a doctor or need to go to the ER right away if it is happening now. many condition could become serious and life threatening so do not ignore it and see your doctor. ...Read more
Coldness in chest. Heart rate increases when I lay down. My chest hurts when I cough or laugh. It has been more than a month now. ?
See an MD: You may have a walking pneumonia, or an inflammation of the coverings of he heart called " pericarditis". Often, stomach acid is to blame for cough and chest pain or even palpitations when someone lays down. Chest hurting on laughing or coughing is usually due to irritation to the muscles and nerves runnin in between your ribs. It is important to visit a doctor to have a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
I've slight cough lately also smoke today I've had bad pain across all my chest times hurts breath in eating even hurt when past my chest heart burn?
See your PCP: There are many possible causes for a chest pain like lung problems, muscle pain, excessive smoking, and gastrointestinal problems. Regardless, chest pain with shoulder pains, is always a red flag and visit to a doctor and cardiologist is warranted. Take this opportunity to quit smoking. Life is beautiful!. ...Read more
My chest hurts when I sneeze,cough,laugh or lean forward its started Wednesday should I be worried. I dont think its my heart Im not having numbness?
Chest pain: Various possibilities including pericarditis. Best to see your doctor and be checked. ...Read more
I have been coughing for about a day but suddenly my throat hurts badly when I cough and there is pain near my heart. Please advise thank?
Strep or mono: It sounds like you have an infection which may be bacterial or viral. The 2 of most concern are streptococcus (which requires antibiotics to avoid serious complications) and mono (which has no specific treatment but should be closely monitored). Simple testing can distinguish these or rule them both out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have dull on & off pains in upper chest (above breasts). Not heart related. Doesn't hurt when i breathe or cough...Lung or muscle related?
My dr says my chest, heart & lungs r fine. But my chest is sore & hurts to cough or sneeze. I can't explain the pressure either please help;(?
Costochondritis.: If it feels like the pain is in the chest wall or hurts when you push on it or take a deep breath it is very likely to be a musculoskeletal problem. Your doc probably had a good reason for saying what they did. If you continue to have doubts you should see another provider for a second opinion. ...Read more
getting cough lately than yesterday chest hurt right across it like a band times it's hard breathe in or eat. Is this heart burn ? Milk water help
Chest pain near my heart about 3 weeks after having my appendix burst and removed. It hurts to lay down breathe deep cough sneeze burp?
I havent been sick.I went to the doctor they syringed my ear.Still cant hear a week later.Ear hurts when i cough, sneeze,etc.I hear waves/heart beat?
Ear Clog: It sounds like you have a clog of either wax in the external canal or some fluid/congestion behind the ear drum. Since the ear canal was cleaned presumably by the the syringe treatment. I would recommend taking a decongestant and seeking the consult of an ENT doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I woke up both my arms felt numb and my stomach is burning, no chest pain but I have a terrible cough and throat hurts. All heart tests are normal?
Numbness: Bilateral arms numbness could be the result of neuropathy, compressive mono neuropathy or cervical spinal cord condition. Neuropathy could be due to diabetes or vitamin B12 deficiency. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an example of compressive mono neuropathy. Disc bulging, herniation, or osteophytes (spur) are examples of common cervical disc conditions. Check with your physician for diagnosis and tx. ...Read more
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My heart often beats really fast that lasts a few seconds but it's accompanied by the urge to cough. What's going on?
SVT: That's a classic description of a tachyarrhythmia (abnormal rapid heart rhythm) which is statistically most often an svt (supraventricular tachyarrhythmia.) a 24 hour or 30 day (depending on how often you get it) heart monitor test will make an accurate diagnosis and allow the best treatment. Meanwhile you should avoid nicotine, caffeine, and other stimulants. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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