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Have pain in my diaphram area. Have been coughing alot. Should I be worried?

Have pain in my diaphram area. Have been coughing alot. Should I be worried?

Likely benign: With severe coughing you may pull a chest or abdominal muscle. I would only worry if you are having shortness of breath; if that is the case i would see a doctor right away. Also, please check in with your md if not feeling better in a few days. ...Read more

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Cough (Definition)

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


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I am 22, female.I've been experiencing chest pain above my left breast. Also I have some shoulder pain(could be from working out).Should I be worried?

I am 22, female.I've been experiencing chest pain above my left breast. Also I have some shoulder pain(could be from working out).Should I be worried?

Probably: musculo-skletal pain due to muscle spasms from stress or anxiety or inflammation of the connection sites of the ribs to the chest bone. Mitral valve prolapse is a possibility and needs to be checked . I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about this contact me by e-mail or text chat or video chat at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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I have this sharp pain in my ribs and chest when inhaling. Should i be worried?

I have this sharp pain in my ribs and chest when inhaling. Should i be worried?

Chest wall problem: Likely due to rib or cartilage dysfunction. Read more about slipped rib syndrome here http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html then see a good osteopathic physician or physical therapist for help. ...Read more

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I have recently been experiencing pain which comes and goes in my upper right arm area should I be concerned?

Depends: It depends on the characteristics of the pain, what triggers and it what relieves it, as well as whether weakness is present. Pain may be due to muscles, joints and degenerative disease of the spine. Although not typical for heart disease, some people may experience right arm pain on exertion as a manifestation of coronary disease. A proper physical examination could help tell the difference. ...Read more

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Ever since i had my baby my back has been hurting. Should i be worried? My back and chest also cracks a lot in my chest too. Should i be worried?

Ever since i had my baby my back has been hurting. Should i be worried? My back and chest  also cracks a lot in my chest too. Should i be worried?

Usually not.: Back pain usually improves with exercise and core strengthening. If the back pain persists or you develop neurological symptoms such as leg numbness, pain or weakness or bowel and bladder incontinence you should see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower right back when coughing. (have had chronic cough for over a year.) should I be concerned- could it just be a pulled muscle?

I have pain in my lower right back when coughing.  (have had chronic cough for over a year.)  should I be concerned- could it just be a pulled muscle?

Varies: There are multiple potential causes. If it iis a simple pulled muscle, then it should be better within 10-14 days. If it does not improve at that point, consider being checked. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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I have been getting left sided chest pain when I move. Bearing in mind I have recently suffered costochondritis. Could this pain be a pulled muscle?

I have been getting left sided chest pain when I move. Bearing in mind I have recently suffered costochondritis. Could this pain be a pulled muscle?

Chest pains: Regardless, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP or a cardiologist is warranted. You also can go to ER to rule out heart problems. Take care. ...Read more

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Should i see a doctor for the sharp pains I have been having been having a period for 3 weeks none stop there are clots in it , the shrap pains I have been having have almost droped me to my knees, I have also been have abdomenal pains on my left side. I

Yes, : Yes, you should absolutely see a doctor. In fact, intolerable pain lends to a visit to the emergency department, along with a 3 week period. It is crucial you get assessed as all of these symtpoms are completely abnormal. They could mean infection or some kind of trauma going on in your pelvis or abdomen. ...Read more

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I have had pain for about a week that started in my right shoulder and has moved into also my chest. It feels very tight. I am 23. Should I be worried?

Right shoulder pain: and chest pain may be correlated, but it is not likely to be cardiac related. At least not from the blockage or heart attack stand point. You may have some muscle strain or pull so try some Ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen). Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I am 32 weeks pregnant with twins i have severe pain thats sharp and burning in my left side/abdomen when coughing or sneezing, should I be concerned?

I am 32 weeks pregnant with twins i have severe pain thats sharp and burning in my left side/abdomen when coughing or sneezing,  should I be concerned?

Gentle cough: It may help to cough less and gentler. Take honey one teaspoon 3x a day. You can take it with green tea. To make your coughing gentler practice making your exhale longer than your inhale. Use a mirror to SEE your shoulders, face, jaw relax. Get my book from your library: Stressed? Anxiety? Your Cure is in the Mirror - has more details. ...Read more

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I have lower abdominal pain. I have had a cold and have beeN coughing. I also had pain on my right side. Scared I have cancer?

I have lower abdominal pain. I have had a cold and have beeN coughing. I also had pain on my right side. Scared I have cancer?

Cough: coughing can cause chest and abdominal pain especially if it is Hard coughing. If someone has a cold then these can accompany it. No worry about cancer if these symptoms appeared acutely and accompanied the cold . I would give it a week and see if they improve when the cold improves . After that , if no improvement then seeking expert help is advised. ...Read more

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Occasionally, I have a stabbing pain in my wrist when i cough or sneeze. Should i be worried?

Occasionally, I have a stabbing pain in my wrist when i cough or sneeze. Should i be worried?

If persistent : Persistent pain in the wrist or arm on coughing or sneezing be indicative of a pinched nerve in the neck. A good history and exam by your family physician may find the cause and recommend management. ...Read more

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Hello I have been exsperiencing back pain between my shoulder blades, now I feel like a bloating right around my diaphragm area sometimes I have chest pain.. I have a crudy cough because I just got off antibiotics for bronchitis. .. I am wondering if its

Hello I have been exsperiencing back pain between my shoulder blades, now I feel like a bloating right around my diaphragm area sometimes I have chest pain.. I have a crudy cough because I just got off antibiotics for bronchitis. .. I am wondering if its

Are you a smoker?: Without knowing all your history, I prefer you see a doctor and let him/her listen to your lungs. You make have a walking pneumonia. If you smoke, you could have a cough worsened due to the smoking. Sometimes asthma or a reactive airway can present with your symptoms which would warrant inhalers and possibly steroids.. Please get checked for appropriate therapy. Happy healing! ...Read more

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I have had a cold for a little over a week now. I have been coughing and I have been having slight chest pain. What could this be caused from?

Musculoskeletal...: The chest discomfort is likely musculoskeletal from the coughing. It could be muscle strain, cartilage inflammation and even rib fracture. The cough may be due to bronchospasm, especially if the cough increases as the cold symptoms are improving. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. If the chest pain is constant, go to the er to r/o cardiac pain. ...Read more

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