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Why does my diaphragm get inflamed so easily? Things like: reaching upward; lifting more than 10 pounds; leaning back cause diaphragm pain

Why does my diaphragm get inflamed so easily? Things like: reaching upward; lifting more than 10 pounds; leaning back cause diaphragm pain

Pain: How do you know it is your diaphragm? I doubt you are feeling any pain there. It is more likely your abdominal muscles that are stretching and causing discomfort. Perhaps you have a tear in the sheath covering the muscles or an abdominal hernia. If the pain persists see your doctor. ...Read more

Diaphragm (Definition)

This muscle separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity and expands and contracts to assist the intercostal muscles in breathing. (a diaphragm is also a birth control device ...Read more


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Bronchial virus 3 weeks with bad coughing fits. Non-Smoker, excellent health. Feeling fine for three days but diaphragm pain from coughing. Treatment?

Bronchial virus 3 weeks with bad coughing fits. Non-Smoker, excellent health. Feeling fine for three days but diaphragm pain from coughing. Treatment?

Cough suppressant: plus an expectorant combination probably will be helpful to you. You can try one such as Robitussin DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) for adults. Your pharmacist can help you to choose the one which would will be most helpful to you. ...Read more

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Been having diaphragm pain that turns into chest pressure. Severe some days (rarely). Going to pcp but what are some dxs that come to mind?

Been having diaphragm pain that turns into chest pressure. Severe some days (rarely). Going to pcp but what are some dxs that come to mind?

Conditions: which can produce the symptoms you mention are gallbladder and hiatus hernia (a portion of your stomach herniates into your chest thru the diaphragm) Speak with your Primary Care Provider for possible evaluation for these conditions! ...Read more

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What type of doctor would you go see for diaphragm pain? I'm having trouble keeping food down, having trouble breathing. I think its my diaphragm.

What type of doctor would you go see for diaphragm pain? I'm having trouble keeping food down, having trouble breathing. I think its my diaphragm.

First family doctor : You think you have diaphragm pain it may be or may not be, first you see your family doctor who will examine and do required tests, find out the cause , if it can be treated medically , will do or refer you to s specialist , you will be fine. ...Read more

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Chest wall/diaphragm pain when move,bending or press using palm hand.feel discomfort while driving or driving.ecg echo and blood test good..help?

Chest wall/diaphragm pain when move,bending or press using palm hand.feel discomfort while driving or driving.ecg echo and blood test good..help?

Common ailment: With the negative work up that you describe, I would say it is extremely likely that this is one of those hard to explain, almost always self limited, musculoskeletal chest pain syndromes. Relax. ...Read more

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Fatigue, pounding heart, headache, diaphragm pain & neck pain in the morning when waking. Has increased to 2 days instead of once/ 2 mths. Why is this?

Fatigue, pounding heart, headache, diaphragm pain & neck pain in the morning when waking. Has increased to 2 days instead of once/ 2 mths. Why is this?

FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. While work up is under way. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Often women also suffer from hypotension . Monitor BP and follow up with your doc ...Read more

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Have usual diaphragm pain n breathlessness but worse today. My chest feels heavy wen inhaling, bounding pulse, fatigue, lightheaded n body pain. Idea?

Have usual diaphragm pain n breathlessness but worse today. My chest feels heavy wen inhaling, bounding pulse, fatigue, lightheaded n body pain. Idea?

Not usual: Diaphragm pain is not usual. Are you resting well. How much do you exercise? How much caffeine? This may well related to this or to a virus.? See your doctor and get this looked at. ...Read more

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Colicky ruq pain since july, now back(t7'ish)/flank/diaphragm pain. (-) blood work and (-) ct/u/s/cxr. Urine dip (+) bili & protein, sweats/myalgias.

Colicky ruq pain since july, now back(t7'ish)/flank/diaphragm pain. (-) blood work and (-) ct/u/s/cxr. Urine dip (+) bili & protein, sweats/myalgias.

GB function test: I'd suggest a hida scan w cck injection. You may not have gallstones but you could have a poorly functioning gallbladder. If your ejection fraction is lower than 36% then you need to consider cholecystectomy. In the meantime, eat a low fat diet. Good luck. ...Read more

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Im am experiencing pain and spasms in the center (@ the V) of my diaphragm. The pain is also straight thru to my back. How can i get relief?

Ans: Well first you must find the cause. You need to give a good history. Such as. Are you a smoker? Any trauma to the area? How long has this been going on??? Start here. You a best to see your doctor for a good exam. Start there. Once the dismiss is made then treatment options are discussed ...Read more