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Doctor insights on: Could Acute Bronchitis Cause Back Muscle Pain In Lung And Chest

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Lung (Definition)

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


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Is it possible for acute bronchitis cause back muscle pains near the lung and chest?

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

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Upper back muscle pain with shoulder pain or lung pain 33 year old female and smoker?

Needs Evaluation: Could be anything from a simple muscle strain, gallbladder problems, a blood clot on the lung to atypical heart pain. Is going to require a thorough history and physical examination as well as EKG, Lab Work, possibly a Chest X-Ray. See your doctor. ...Read more

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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

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Can going to bed with wet hair cause back muscle pain?

Can going to bed with wet hair cause back muscle pain?

No.: No connection that is known between the back or wet hair. ...Read more

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Can stress/anxiety cause upper back muscle pain?

Can stress/anxiety cause upper back muscle pain?

Sometimes: However, there are numerous other causes for the same pain. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Is there any difference between a lower back muscle pain and a pain caused by a kidney?

Is there any difference between a lower back muscle pain and a pain caused by a kidney?

Difficult sometimes: 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

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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?

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

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What are the pain differences between lower back muscle pain an herniated disc pain?

What are the pain differences between lower back muscle pain an herniated disc pain?

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

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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?

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?

Back pain: Kidney pain is generally felt in the lower back - the flanks more precisely. Pain in your upper back that increases when you take deep breaths more closely relates to either a lung/pleura issue or musculoskeletal issue. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Liver: You are pointing to liver gallbladder and colon area. From simple constipation to, hepatitis, gallstones, colitis.......... Pulled muscle possible. See pmd for clarification. ...Read more

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How can I get relief from upper back muscle pain?

How can I get relief from upper back muscle pain?

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

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Upper back muscle pain, shoulder blade, what kind of dr to see?

Multiple kinds OK: Probably fine to see either a primary care physician (pcp), rheumatologist, or physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist. ...Read more

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Do I have to take imuran (azathioprine) if my only symptoms back muscle pain and rash on my face only. .

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

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How can you differentiate between regular back muscle pain and real kidney problems?

How can you differentiate between regular back muscle pain and real kidney problems?

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

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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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Muscle Pain (Definition)

Also known as myalgia, muscle pain is a result of overuse or stretching of the muscle. Muscle pain can occur either becuase of an infection or because of a mechanical injury. It can be acute, or chronic pain that ...Read more