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Chest Soreness From Coughing
Cause of coughing up white foamy phlegm and chest pain from shoulder to shoulder and Shortness of breath?
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
pinching sensation around ribcage.. radiates to my back and armpit..sudden 2second chest pain.. coughing & hacking everyday post nasal drip contant
Infection: These symptoms are consistent with a viral upper respiratory tract infection which usually resolves without specific treatment in a week or so. Signs that a more serious infection is present include fever,chills,sweats,worsening cough, chest pain on deep breathing,increasing discolored sputum, and shortness of breath. See your physician if your symptoms persist or worsen?chest xray,antibiotics ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry unstoppable coughing attacks, sob, tightness in chest, constant burning throat and chest painful to cough, headache?
Cough: A cough can be one of the most perplexing and elusive of symptoms to pin down. From what you have said an allergy, bronchitis, sinusitis, medication effect, chemical exposure, asthma, reflux, among others may be possible. You will need to see a doctor with some skill in the area of cough and be willing to possibly devote some time to getting to the bottom of it. ...Read more
Sharp pain from right breast to back when coughing, sneezing, breathing deeply. Had URI last week. Still Coughing.Think it's a pulled muscle or pleuri?
See below: These are common symptoms that you describe. They should abate within 72 hours. If the persist, see your family doctor. ...Read more
All of the above: Or none of them. There is nothing specific about the symptoms of pneumonia or, for that matter, nearly every other disease your doc has to diagnose and treat. Symptoms are common to many different disease and have to be viewed in context. Rarely, pneumonia can cause no symptoms, and only be seen on a cxr. Most will have some fever and cough. ...Read more
Rhomboids: You could have one of a couple things. It could be a rhomboid spasm, which is a muscle between your shoulder blade and spine and runs over your ribs between the two. The other issue you could have is a posterior or mildly displaced rib. Either way, the cough and forced expansion of your thoracic spine irritates the muscle or the posterior rib. Stretching, exercise, massage, and strengthening helps. ...Read more
Coughing up tinted pink mucous, dizziness sore throat, painful breathing, chest pain etc. Pneumonia?
Possible pneumonia: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wheezing cough, chest pain that goes to shoulder, hurts to breathe in, 100.4 fever, vomiting, headache, stuffy nose, constant chest pain, fatigue.
See your doctor: can't be helped online, heart and lungs need to be evaluated, wish you well ...Read more
Yellow mucus coming out of nose, severe cough, have rattle sound/feeling in chest, breathing difficulty, chest pain/burning, hot/cold flashes?
After spirometry i coughed phlegm/ pecks of blood. Feel burning sensation in chest. No chest issues before-symptoms of collapsed lungs?
Why the spirometry?: Please discuss these concerns with the physician who ordered spirometry. Spirometry may trigger coughing and labored breathing in patients that have active asthma but not in patients with controlled asthma or normal lungs. Spirometry does not cause collapsed lungs. Coughing up phlegm & blood are not symptoms of a collapsed lung. Something else is going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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