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What should I do to get rid of chest and back pain when I eat and swallow?

Get eval: The cause necessary inorder to treat. If you can find a way to go to a GI doctor, I think you would find your answer. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Compressed a sneeze now have chest and back pain why?

Compressed a sneeze now have chest and back pain why?

Could be a muscular: The sneeze movement and pressure, while trying to hold it in could have caused a mild muscle strain that could then lead to spasm. Light massage and time should help. ...Read more

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What causes sudden chest and back pain when sneezing?

What causes sudden chest and back pain when sneezing?

Inflammation: A lot of the time there is inflammation of the chest wall and this may be termed costochondritis. Once your symptoms improve the pain should go away. You may take some over the counter Motrin for relief. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chest and back pain when sneezing?

What are the causes of chest and back pain when sneezing?

Depends on your age: Generally at young age you are not expected to have any pain. As you get older and tissues are not as strong will cause pain, sneezing, such as cough the produces a lot of force within the chest cavity, and within the spine. This produces stress on the ribs or back and causes pain, with osteoporosis. However the most common cause of back pain is bulging disc which is pushed out more. ...Read more

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What could be causing very sharp chest, shoulder, and back pain whenever I sneeze or cough?

What could be causing very sharp chest, shoulder, and back pain whenever I sneeze or cough?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Whenever I sneeze I feel electricity and painful tingling & weakness from my chest till both hands since 2 years, no neck or back pain, why?

Whenever I sneeze I feel electricity and painful tingling & weakness from my chest till both hands since 2 years, no neck or back pain, why?

Still could be disc: You should definitely get a cervical spine MRI if you haven't gotten one yet. Need to check cervical spine for discs or syringomyelia. ...Read more

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I had a cold for 4 weeks. Now get sharp chest pains when I cough or sneeze. I've always had back pain-is it referred pain? Chest xray was clear.

Viral pericarditis: You should see your primary doctor to confirm this. It may be a viral pericarditis, aka inflammation of the fibrous sac around the heart causing sharp chest pain; pain may also be felt in the shoulders, neck, or back, pain worse with lying down and breathing deep. Diagnosis is ekg, ultrasound of the heart to look for pericardium effusion. Treatment typically with NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen. ...Read more

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Sneezing, tired, lots of yellow mucous, chest pains, upper back pain, hoarsey voice, try deep coughing, but no fever.

Sneezing, tired, lots of yellow mucous, chest pains, upper back pain, hoarsey voice, try deep coughing, but no fever.

Virus: Sounds like an upper respiratory infection, which may be viral or bacterial. If persisting beyond a week without improvement, go see your doctor for an exam. If chest pain is intense or short of breath at all, go see an MD now, not in a week. ...Read more

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What to do if I have back pain when I sneeze and cough! : (?

What to do if I have back pain when I sneeze and cough! : (?

Tell your doctor: That's a start. Might want to get some x-rays.
(broken rib, disc problem, etc). ...Read more

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I sneezed and immediately felt sharp upper right back pain. Now whenever I move or laugh I get sharp back pain. It's a little swollen. What happened?

I sneezed and immediately felt sharp upper right back pain. Now whenever I move or laugh I get sharp back pain. It's a little swollen. What happened?

Muscle spasm: The sneeze caused acute muscle spasm and the nerves between the ribs causes it to radiate. It is possible you disrupted the junction of the rib and its cartilage. Either way, give it time. It will get better. ...Read more

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My bf sneezed and a lower left sharp back pain hit him like a ton of bricks. What now?

My bf sneezed and a lower left sharp back pain hit him like a ton of bricks. What now?

Most likely: Most likely a muscle spasm, can try ibuprofen or Tylenol for pain relief or heat pad to relax muscles. Follow up with a physician if symptoms don't improve. ...Read more

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What can cause upper back pain at the center- close to shoulder, when sneezing or taking deep breath?

What can cause upper back pain at the center- close to shoulder, when sneezing or taking deep breath?

It's most: Probably from repetitive musculo-skeletal strain from breathing and especially sneezing. Suggest a check up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have some lower back pain when coughing or sneezing after microd/hemilaminotomy 3months after surgery? But otherwise there is no pain

Is it normal to have some lower back pain when coughing or sneezing after microd/hemilaminotomy 3months after surgery? But otherwise there is no pain

Back pain after surg: Spine surgery can lead to scar tissue within the spine. Coughing or sneezing causes increased pressure within the spinal canal. A discectomy leads to weakening of the outer disc wall and is prone to recurrent herniation if subjected to increased pressure. If you combine all these factors, it will be easy to understand why coughing or sneezing can cause more pain. If this pain radiates down the leg. ...Read more

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Scs Apr l5s1 back&sciatica leg. Succes. Sneezed 5 days ago&back pain again 9/10barely stand or hold my weight, lying eleviates pain&pressure? Any advice?

Scs Apr l5s1 back&sciatica leg. Succes. Sneezed 5 days ago&back pain again 9/10barely stand or hold my weight, lying eleviates pain&pressure? Any advice?

Get seen: If I'm understanding what you wrote, you have a spinal cord stimulator due to sciatica? If so and now you have severe symptoms you first need to see your pain doctor ASAP to check the SCS for any problems. You may need imaging to look for a new herniated disc. ...Read more

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I am having a bad pain back pain it is under my right collarbone and is unbearable when I cough, sneeze, or take a deep breath I'm only 13 and am fit?

I am having a bad pain back pain it is under my right collarbone and is unbearable when I cough, sneeze, or take a deep breath I'm only 13 and am fit?

Sounds like a muscle: Spasm. Can you find a discrete area of tenderness and muscle prominence that corresponds to your pain? If so, try massage, heat, Advil or Tylenol (acetaminophen).If persists for more than a few days, go get checked by ur Doc. ...Read more

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I have upper back pain (left and right) when I breath in or sneeze. What could this be? Gall bladder?

I have upper back pain (left and right) when I breath in or sneeze. What could this be? Gall bladder?

Ribs or lungs: See your doctor for evaluation. Usually gallbladder related issues are associated with food eaten, not sneezing or breathing. ...Read more

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I'm having middle back pain mostly at night and mornings. And when I sneeze or cough. Should I see a PCD or chiropractor?

I'm having middle back pain mostly at night and mornings. And when I sneeze or cough. Should I see a PCD or chiropractor?

Either: Sounds like you have a herniated disc. The chiro may actually help relieve the tension you are feeling but you'll need PC doc for meds. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Lower back pain by tailbone. Sharp pain when I cough or sneeze. Hurts to walk or bend?

Back pain: Sounds like typically muscle related back pain. If no issues with incontinence or numbness or tingling in legs could try an anti inflammatory med like Motrin and ice it to help. Make sure no issues with Motrin before you take it. ...Read more

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Lower back pain after sneezing. Hurts a lot to walk. Cant step with right leg without extreme pain in back. What did I do?

Lower back pain: Low back pain can have many causes. Rarely, back pain is caused by a potentially serious spinal condition, such as infection, fracture, or tumor, or a disorder called cauda equina syndrome, which causes weakness and bowel or bladder dysfunction as well as back pain. Back pain that is associated with leg pain, numbness, or weakness can be due to a herniated disc or spinal stenosis. ...Read more

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I have back pain in between my sholder blades and when I sneeze or cough hard my arm go numb and have pain. What type of doctor shoud I see?

I have back pain in between my sholder blades and when I sneeze or cough hard my arm go numb and have pain. What type of doctor shoud I see?

Start with your Dr: Regular doctor. He or she willl obtain more information from you, perform a physical exam, and may order x-rays, MRI cervical spine, +/- nerve studies. Depending on the findings, physical therapy and / or consultation with a spine specialist may be recommended. ...Read more

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When breathing deeply (yawning, sneezing, etc.)i feel sharp upper left back pain, also with sudden movements. Plus joint pains. What to do &what is it?

See Osteopathic Dr: These symptoms often found w/ vertebral or rib dysf. Ribs normally move up/down with inhaling/exhaling. If rib gets locked down (can't rise w/ inhaling) pain in back, usually near shoulder blade results-exacerbated by deep breath/yawn. Shoulder & other jts can be secondarily affected. A good history & phys incl hands-on osteopathic exam may find cause. Can often fix with gentle osteopathic manipulation. ...Read more

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I have mid back pain on my right side it gets allot worse when I rest and a sharp pain when I inhale or sneeze or burp trying to lye down in bed is im?

Many possibilities: I would consider a variety of causes:
Pleurisy, rib fracture, muscle pull. Ou need to see your physician and get evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more