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Hard To Breath And Ribs Hurt
Pleurisy?: There is one kind of cold that best fits with that description. It is called pleurisy, where the cold virus gets down into the lining of your lung, makes it raw, so that every time you take a deep breath, you get a sharp pain, and so you tend to take shallow breaths, and may feel short of breath. This has been called the "devil's grip." it is benign and will go away in a few days. ...Read more
I'm taking macrobid. Is it bad if i haven't had the feeling/needed to go to the pee all day? &have stomach pain&left rib pain&hard to breath. Help?
Fell on stairs 2 weeks ago. Bruised tailbone and hurt my ribs. Sometimes it's hard to breath because my ribs ache. Should I go to doc or is it okay?
Ok: This sounds ok. A fall such as yours could cause irritation and bruising to the areas you mention. IF you have a small fracture of the ribcage, this is not something that can be casted or treated otherwise medically, so I recommend you just relax and not overexert yourself within the next four weeks. You should notice slow improvement of symptoms over the next few weeks. ...Read more
Chest pain: Pain with breathing is pleurisy. Many different causes and sometimes no clear reason why it is occurring. Forceful coughing can lead to pleuritic pain which can be unilateral or bilateral. Infections and musculoskeletal injuries can cause and mimic (respectively) pleuritic pain. ...Read more
I'm having very sharp pains in my right side below my ribs it's hard to stand and hard to breath, is this normal?
I just coughed and felt something popped on my right side above my ribs hard to breath and painful what should I do and should I be worried asap?
Cough: Sometimes forceful coughing can result in the spontaneous collapse of your lung. If you have continued to have painful respiration s, i would suggest going to the er so you can be examined and imaged! ...Read more
Its a sharp pain in the center of my ribs, makes it hard to breath, it comes and goes. Im also a smoker but that doesn't seem to affect it...
Chest pain: It is very difficult to say. Correctly many other questions should be answered before anyone says what it is and someone should examine you , at least examine the area of pain. ...Read more
At least once a week I wake up with pain in my left rib cage. Sometimes the pain is so bad it's hard to breath. I d have a bad disk in my middle back.
Suggest: You get evaluated. A radiologic examination seems neccessary ...Read more
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