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Cause Of Left Side Chest And Back Pain When Breathing
Mid back pain under shoulder left side When breathing deep the pain wraps around my side to my left chest and shoulderbBack pain is constant not chest?
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
What causes upper left back pain with movement and breathing? Not intense but very bothersome. Chest X-ray & EKG are both negative.
Chest wall or Lung: In general, if pain is present during movement or breathing, heart causes are very unlikely. This pattern would suggest chest wall muscle or bony irritation or injury (even with negative xray). Another possibility is lung irritation (pleurisy) which can have many causes (like viruses, pnuemonia, etc.) very unlikely, but another possibility is blood clot (s) to the lung on the affected side. ...Read more
I Am 33yrold and have been having left side chest pain, back pain, nausea, breathing spasms elevated d dimer with a clear ct scan er said pulled muscl?
Chest tightness not other lower back pain no pain on left side no sweating I do have asthma and COPD a little difficulty with breathing?
Can stress cause nausea, breathing problems, chest pain and discomfort, pain under ribs on right side, chronic heartburn, and mid to low back pain?
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
I have chest and back pain with breathing, as well as tender lumps near both clavicles and swollen tendons on each side of my neck. What might this be?
Bubonic plague: Been in the woods or exposed to fleas? ...Read more
I have had sharp shooting chest pains both side accompanied by upper back pain between shoulder blades. Sometimes worse by breathing why is this?
Discuss with MD: You need an evaluation, it could be nothing but will need an evaluation and good physical exam, to rule out heart or lung causes. In your age group it is most likley musculoskeletel, but still warrants an evaluation. ...Read more
Can really poor posture for years cause a lot of mid-back pain, chest pain and breathing issues? Had clear chest X-ray and Echo within past 2 years
Poor posture.: Poor posture can affect expansion of the rib cage, which can lead to pains and breathing issues ...Read more
Nausea, chest pains, stomach pain, rumbling in stomach, difficulty breathing, headache, bubbling feeling in stomach, back pain, side pain, what is it?
I understand your concern.
Stresses of hip osteotomy, gall bladder surgery most likely have caused anxiety.
Other stresses-relationships, concern about pregnancy and finances can cause various physical symptoms.
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please see a psychiatrist for diagnosis and treatment of your condition, . ...Read more
Good day, is it possible that my left back pain can be lung cancer, because I experience difficulty in breathing sometimes and easily get tired thanks?
Non specific sxs: There are many conditions can give you the same presentation like you described. - for instance, bronchial asthma, anxiety, plus minus anemia, muskuloskeletal problem, pleurisy etc. Although it is possible, you are a bit too young for lung cancer. other conditions are more common. You should see your MD to get checked. Some imaging like CXR or CT lung can show if there is mass in the lung etc. ...Read more
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?
Wet cough, wheezing, chest and back pain when coughing and breathing in, shallow breathing, fever, cough spasms. Bronchitis or pneumonia possibly?
If you are having chest pain and back pain at the same time could be your lungs even if you didn't feel it when you were breathing?
I have asthma, but today experiencing tight chest, back pain and pain breathing. Should I go through to emergency or wait it out?
Almost constant upper back pain, occasional chest pain, and shallow breathing throughout the day. The pain gets worse sometimes with deep breaths?
Rib pain: Most likely at your age is a pulled muscle or rib irritation in the area. However if it does not resolve with nsaids, ice/heat and rest, you may want to see a physician to evaluate further. You may want to consider an osteopathic physician (do) to see if manipulation of the ribs might be a treatment option. ...Read more
Is it bad that today I had palpitation while eating, sharp pain in my chest, back pain and difficulty breathing and swallowing?
Chest pain: Those symptoms can have several causes, see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more
Four weeks of nagging cough, headaches, upper back pain, chest tightness and difficulty when breathing. What is it?
I have rapid breathing with wezzing and upper back pain. I have had pneumonia before could it be that again or a chest infection?
Get checked.: Pneumonia is a chest infection. Other serious problems can cause chest pain and wheezing with trouble breathing, including a blood clot in your lungs. Get seen TODAY and get treated. If you are having a lot of trouble breathing or your pain is severe, get checked NOW, and call for an ambulance, if you cannot get a ride to a nearby emergency department. ...Read more
18 female, chest popping occasionally, lightheaded, feels like lungs won't expand, trouble breathing, chest pain, back pain. Happens once a week.?
Internist or an ER: You need lungs evaluated. In an ER your Oxygen saturation and vital signs can be eval. On Physical exam should be able to detect how well lungs fill with air. You will also get an XRAY of your chest. An ER is expensive. Internist (or Urgent care) will also have a saturation meter and should be able to detect how well lungs fill. If chest XRAY needed they can send you for one. Do this right away. ...Read more
Yeah I was wondering if I should go see a doctor. I am having some symptoms of chest pain, tight throat and tight chest, trouble breathing, back pain?
Ans: You are very young. Yes you should see a doctor. You need to give a good history, a good family history and a complete physical exam ...Read more
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
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?
I've missed my period, over a month late. I had a negative pregnancy test. I have lower back pain and pelvic discomfort and chest hurts when breathing deeply, I also feel faint sometimes. Help?
My boyfriend is having chest pain, difficulty breathing, swollen legs and feet, back pain, headache, upset stomach... Eyes won't stop watering, tired and cold
I hope you: Took him to the er by now.... ...Read more
1 yr upper back pain. Now pain in left chest at the breastline. Pain only lasts seconds, usually when bending forward or lying on side. What causes this?
Mechanical: This is probably muscular. You need evaluation of musculoskeletal system. This will decide if it's muscle, bone, chest wall, lung, tendon, bursa, vertebral, etc. ...Read more
Chest pain I beleive caused by back pain. Can feel a large muscle knot. This is chronic. What could it be? Tumor? All on left side.
Chest pain Tumor: Chest pain can be due to a large number of causes; one such is due to nerve root injury impingement with associated muscle spasm, A tumor is usu. Meant to be a lump of some type, sometimes malignant and sometimes benign. Get a proper consultation in person or vie Concierge a Health Tap ...Read more
What can cause me to have sharp chest pain associated with high left side back pain up into the back of my neck sometimes causing a headache?
Heart Disease?: With the limited information, the foremost concern would be a heart condition such as angina. I would recommend that you get evaluated as soon as possible. It is possible you have cervical spine or a muscular cause for your symptoms, but these conditions are not life-threatening. Please get a cardiology evaluation first and make sure you don't have symptoms related to heart disease. ...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
Have had back pain for over a month, seen doc. Wondering why on the days that my pain is worse, the pain radiates to my ribs & makes breathing hard?
You may be having radicular (pinched nerves) symptoms. How high in your back is the pain...Is it MID BACK? (lower rib cage level)?????
Were any xrays taken?
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Trouble breathing when I lay on my back. Pain in mostly right ribs. Only way I get rest is by sitting up. Should I be concerned?
Right chest wall: Pain require physical examination and possible radiological examination as injury and infections are high on the differentials ...Read more
Having trouble breathing, back pain, itchyness in right breast that feels inside, if I scratch it doesn't go And it happens daily at 6 am since 3 days?
What is the cause of left sided back pain initially it started out as numbness and tingling and has progressed to soreness and occasional chest pain
Back pain towards the bottom of ribs when sighing or yawning. No asthma. Previously stopped breathing for a few seconds, did not gasp for air.
Back pain/rib pain: Afraid you need a good exam and likely a couple tests such as chest x-ray, pulse oximetry and pulmonary function tests. Lung examination; inflammation from pneumonia, pleurisy, pneumothorax, bronchitis can be involved. Trauma? Fever? The musculoskeletal system needs a good look; is there tenderness at a point. Not to mention the "stopped breathing" detail. Please seek urgent medical assistance. ...Read more
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