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Is it possible to have chest pain and problems breathing from a muscle strain?

Is it possible to have chest pain and problems breathing from a muscle strain?

Yes: CP may be due to several reasons: you may have to rule out heart attack, angina, pericarditis, aneurysms, pneumonia, pleurisy, acid reflux etc get checked some of them can be cured. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Is it possible to have chest pain and problems breathing from a muscle strain?

Is it possible to have chest pain and problems breathing from a muscle strain?

Absolutely: Because breathing causes the chest wall to expand and contract and many muscle groups (including muscles between the ribs) are located on the chest wall, a strain of any of these muscles can lead to pain with breathing. ...Read more

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If a teenage girl is experiencing chest pain and sharp back pain several times a day and she did not strain her muscles, what could be the problem?

If a teenage girl is experiencing chest pain and sharp back pain several times a day and she did not strain her muscles, what could be the problem?

Depending on how: long the symptoms have been there and exactly where the pain is, it could be one of several things. If you are coughing and/or have fever, it could be an infection. I would recommend having your doctor examine you to determine the cause and treat you properly so that you can feel better soon. ...Read more

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2 weeks ago I had chest ex-rays and they found a enlarged lymphnode now I went for a second ex-ray and they said its going down but im still having neck pain chest pain fatigue and problems breathing what could this be?

2 weeks ago I had chest ex-rays and they found a enlarged lymphnode now I went for a second ex-ray and they said its going down but im still having neck pain  chest pain fatigue and problems breathing what could this be?

More info: I need more information to answer the question. I would suggest you get a chest cat scan. The scan will determine if you have a lung tumor, lymphoma, emphema, or scar tissue. Also , there could be a metastatic cancerous lesion. ...Read more

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Remedies for a strain somewhr in the chest/back/rib cage area that caused all the muscles in those areas to contract and diffclty in breathing?

Go to the ED: If you are having trouble breathing and chest pain, which is what you are having. There could be several possibilities, and it *might* be a strain, but it may be something worse. ...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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Muscle Strain (Definition)

Muscle strain, also called a pulled muscle, is a condition where a muscle or its tendon is overstretched and torn leading to pain, decreased range ...Read more