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Could Acute Bronchitis Cause Back Muscle Pain In Lung And Chest
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
If excessive cough: I would say that if you are coughing alot, then you could cause back and chest pain. When you cough for extended periods of time, the respiratiory muscles that are used in respiration are involved in the cough reflex. Bronchitis, is caused by inflamation of the bronchi and sometime virsus. You may have bronchospasm and excess mucus. A postbronchitis syndrome can produce cough that last months. ...Read more
Been in bed all day with gastroenteritis. Stabbing chest pain on left getting worse as is severe back muscle pain. Any way to Aleve (naproxen) symptoms for rest?
Can back/muscle pain wrap around to the front ribs? Could it be my gallbladder? Had CT month ago no stones. Or my gerd? Achey sometimes stabbing/burning
Yes: Nerves start from the spine and go to the front of the body a little bit slanted (lower in front) and so a pain in the back can be felt in the front. Like you surmise, there are many causes of pain. Have a good exam and find out because if anything, a little physical therapy may be all you need. On the other hand if more severe, other modalities of treatment can be considered. ...Read more
Yes: Coughing can cause pain in the chest. ...Read more
No.: No connection that is known between the back or wet hair. ...Read more
The kidneys are in the upper outer part of the "low back"; called the "flank". This area is consider the low back by many patients so it can be confusing. More midline to the spine is where the lumbar muscles live.
For the most part, kidney pain shouldn't change at all with different positions, so bending forward and back shouldn't hurt the kidneys, but may cause muscle pain. ...Read more
Diag. W/ acute bronchitis bacterial. Coughing went away 1wk it came back, with slight heavy feeling in chest. Xray was clean. Ekg was ok. What is it?
Bronchitis: Acute bronchitis is >95% viral. Bacterial infection is usually with bordetella pertussis, the cause of whooping cough. Although usually in children it has been shown to produce adult disease and the cough can go on for weeks and weeks. The inflammatory process damages the trachea and bronchi and it takes a long time for these to regenerate and become normal again. Smoking will enhance damage. ...Read more
I had acute bronchitis back in may I'm not coughing any more but my chest is still really congested every day I wake up how do I get rid of this?
Acute bronchitis about 3 weeks ago. Decreased lung sounds 1.5 weeks ago & given inhaler. Last night I had a random cough attack that wouldn't stop w/o the inhaler and tight chest this morning. Lung sensitivity or something else? H2O & sleep helps.
Disc pain= leg pain: Usually low back muscle pain stays localized to the lower back, occasionally it can radiate up your spine. Pain from a herniated disc can cause not only low back pain, but more importantly leg pain. Your nerves are like electrical cords, when you put pressure on a nerve near your spine (like a herniated disc) you can cause pain along the entire length of the nerve; down your leg. ...Read more
How to tell difference N kidney pain and back muscle pain. My left upper back and side hurt randomly. Hurts when I move or take deep breaths?
I had some lower back muscle pain on the right side and now I have some tenderness on right side under my rib cage? Any ideas what it could be?
Several things: You could try applying heat or cold (experiment; just don't overdo to avoid burn or frostbite). Over the counter pain relievers may help (follow package instructions and warnings). Stretching and muscle strengthening can also help; you may need to see a therapist or trainer. If simple measures fail, see your primary care provider for exam and options. ...Read more
Multiple kinds OK: Probably fine to see either a primary care physician (pcp), rheumatologist, or physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist. ...Read more
Do I have to take imuran (azathioprine) if my only symptoms back muscle pain and rash on my face only. .
Depends: Imuran (azathioprine) is a powerful immunosuppressive medication and it is usually used for conditions In which your immune system may be attacking your body such as in lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. The goal is not just to treat your symptoms, but also hopefully to make your condition better. I would not hesitate to ask your doctor about this. ...Read more
Urinalysis: If you have fever, chill, sweats, different quality or severity of back pain, groin pain, painful/burning urination, more or less frequent urination, cloudy or bloody/dark urine, it may be related to the bladder, ureters, or kidneys. The first step is a urinalysis at any doctor's office or lab. ...Read more
I don't have fever or anything I am fine but muscle pain back muscle pain its making me worry like really worrying for 2 months now severe pain?
I am experiencing upper back muscle pain with extreme fatigue. I feel like I have been getting the flu for a week but never get sick?
What are the possible reason for a mid back muscle pain at left side? Not the backbone. It hurts when sitting on a chair and hand lifting.
Varies: There are a number of potential causes of back pain on one side rather than in the midline, these can include a facet joint, sacroiliac joint, or disc herniation problem; or potentially a back problem that has caused a unilateral spasm. Don't hesitate to be seen. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. ...Read more
Do muscles always heal? Have had upper back muscle pain from overstretched rhomboids for around 18 months. Having physio for last year. Helps a bit.
Sounds to me that you have not corrected the common activity in your life that is causing your pain. Rhomboid pain usually comes for everyday act. Ivities like reading, knitting, and especially protracted computer use.
Muscles do heal, but sometimes with a bit of scar tissue, that can cause the continued pain. ...Read more
Tsh is 1.64, high metabolism, low fat, upper back muscle pain, frequent cramps, testicle vericose, heriditory hand tremors, is all this connected?
No: Sounds like a lot of things that are all separate to me. Good luck for your future. You have many bright years ahead! ...Read more
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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