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I Am Getting Pains On My Sides When I Breathe What Can I Do To Stop This
See a doctor: Lots of possible explanations but if it hurts to breath you should not put off getting an evaluation and treatment. The list of problems includes respiratory problems (such as asthma), respiratory infections (ie pneumonia, bronchitis), cardiac (heart) problems, musculoskeletal (muscle & bone) problems, back problems, even abdominal (stomach/intestine) problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lately every time I eat, I get this stabbing pain in my left side right under my ribs, making it hurt to breathe. How can I stop this?
See a doctor: you need to get some tests done to find out what the problem is. your history is just not enough to make a diagnosis ...Read more
What does it mean when you get a sharp a tabbing pain on your left side where your heart is? I physically have to stop breathing and i get breath prop
Pinched nerve: Sharp shooting pains in the rib cage may be due to pinching of the intercostal nerve. A deep breath often accentuates it. If there is tenderness on touching the rib cage i would recommend a spot xray of that rib area. Pinching of these intercostal nerves tend to come and go and are a nuisance rather than a serious problem and are not from the heart. Your physician can advise you further. ...Read more
I sometimes get a harp pain in my side that hurts when i breath. A few min later it will suddenly stop and it turns into bad stomach cramps. Help?
Hard to say: Without a physical exam and knowing your history it is hard to give you much info on this...... I would suggest you see your doctor. ...Read more
Likely muscle pains: this is likely pains in intercostal muscles, as they would be painful with breathing. Spine problem could be another reason. Pleura also may cause these pains, but less likely on both sides of the chest. I recommend seeing a healthcare professional if pain continue ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Been sick for over 2 weeks now. Still congested and yesterday had a few sharp pains in my left side of back when breathed in. Should i get treatment?
Yes: You may have a chest infection.After a week of persistant symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have chest pains that come and go, sometimes in the middle of my chest or on left side, it seems to get worst when i breathe in, what could this be?
Serious: See a physician asap and have this checked! it doesn't matter what anyone says on this forum. ...Read more
Was told before that I have an irregular heart beat,I get bad chest pains that come+go,sometimes takes my breath away like my heart stops then races?
I am having sharp pains since morning on the left side a little above the external oblique. I get the sharp when I breathe in or sneeze. What do i do?
I have been having really bad lower back pain. Its been going on for over a month. Now its on both sides. Im getting sharp pains up my left side of back and left ribs. I feel pressure n sometimes get chest pains that take my breath away. And I have a tas
See a Doc: You really need to see your doctor at this point. Back pain that is going on for a month could represent something serious with your health. Please get in to see someone asap. If you do not have a doctor go to an urgent care center or an emergency department. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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