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I Am Having Pain On Left Side When I Sneeze
I am having bad pain on left side when I cough or sneeze. It's been like this for a little over a month. What is this and do I need to see a doctor?
See doctor: You don't tell us your age, or where the pain is. On the left side of what? Chest? Head? Abdomen? Pelvis? If you have persistent chest pain on coughing or sneezing, see a doctor. Possibilities range from trivial (strained muscle) to annoying (fractured rib) to life-threatening (malignancy in rib or pleura). ...Read more
When coughing or sneezing, I feel a sharp pain on left side of my lower back. No fever or anything. Just pain when I sneeze or cough. What could it be?
I have severe pain on left side of stomach underib cage. Pain with touch, standing, sitting, laugh, cough, sneeze.
See your provider: With the pain associated with movement of the abdominal wall it is probably musculoskeletal pain but you should be seen to rule out other more serious possibilities. You should get in to see your doctor who will take a good history, do an exam, and order appropriate tests. ...Read more
Diagnosed pneumonia in right lung 3wks ago.1wk ago began having awful pain on left side where ribs are. Only hurts when I cough/sneeze/touch/move wrong?
Get evaluated.: A certain amount of pain where you're discussing could be considered normal as a result of the constant coughing associated with the pneumonia. However, if the pain is worsening at this point, there is shortness of breath, or presence of a fever at this point, you need to be seen in the ER. There can be complications of pneumonia such as empyema, or a consolidation of the infection. ...Read more
Pain on left side under breast and wraps around to back. Ice heat and rest no help. Coughing sneezing and laughing make it worse. Sore to the touch. C?
OK: Monitor, probably just a muscle/ligament pull. Should resolve spontaneously. ...Read more
Adhesions from: Surgery- see your pcp or surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Everytime I sneeze my lower left side hurts, I already have my appendix removed. So what's the problem?
I get a sharp pain on the left side of my head whenever I sneeze. What do you think this could be exactly?
Work in very dusty conditions. Sneezing alot. Lately when I sneeze my chest on left side get a quick sharp pain. What could of cause this.
I'm 26 year old female. Every time I sneeze I get a sharp pain on my upper left side just below my chest. Doesn't happen only when im sick.?
What is it? I have headache (better by: rest) (side: left) (worsened by: bending over, coughing or sneezing) (occured: > 3 hours) (quality: sharp or s
Many causes for Head: Headache is a symptom of many different causes. Most often it is caused by Sinusitis (following a recent head cold)....In this case it will resolve in a few days. Recuring headaches can be due to stress (tension headaches). One sided headache raise the possibility of Migraine which is very common cause of headache. Take a couple of tylenols as needed and see if it goes away. Medical checkup advised ...Read more
Chest pain: You probably have a sensitive intercostal muscle or costochondral junction, not likely your heart. ...Read more
If I cough or sneeze I'm get extrem pain on my left side back at the bottom of my ribs been about 3 days like this?
Different causes: It's possible that there is a strained intercostal muscle or pinched nerve in the rib cage. A cracked rib may be present-is there a history of a rib cage injury? Cold or hot applications and if you can take them, NSAIDS like ibuprofen may help. See your Physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
I have a headache in one spot on the top left side of my head triggered by bending my head, coughing and sneezing.?
I have a bad cold and now I have severe abdomanal pain on my left side whenever I move or cough or sneeze. Is this normal?
Could you tell me why my left side of my gum close to the last tooth was swollen but then when I sneezed it popped and deflated?
Abcessed: It sounds like you have an abcess that drained due to the pressure of your sneeze. See s dentist. ...Read more
I have a pain on the side of my lower left ribs. It only hurts when I cough, sneeze, or move the right way. It also hurts to push on it.
I get sharp pain on the left side of my ribcage just below my cleavage for about 15 seconds when I sneeze or cough. Should I be concerned?
Usually not: If the pain goes away quickly on its own and no other symptoms are present, would not be worried. Most likely inflammation of the cartilage in the rib cage (medical name costochronditis), Due to old trauma, a violent sneeze, lifting something heavy for example, arthritis in the area, viral infections, fungal infection, very rarely cancer. Try motrin/advil for a couple months, IF persistent, see MD ...Read more
What do you suggest if my left side of my gum close to the last tooth was swollen but then when I sneezed it popped and deflated, what was it?
Abscess?: That's what it sounds like. What caused it and what treatment is needed to resolve it needs to be determined by a local dentist. Just because you sneezed and it burst does not mean your problem is solved. Make the call.... ...Read more
I have a mild pain in my left side of my abdomen when I cough or sneeze. It has been going on about a week. It only lasts a second.
Brevity, situational: ...timing, and rapid resolution of your symptoms, although not definitive, support a process that raises less concern than other possibilities addressed in the prior answer you received to this question. ...Read more
I have had a sharp pain when I take a deep breath on left side of chest for 2 days. I don't have a cold but when I sneezed the pain was even worse?
Chest pain: This may either be due to an inflammatory process in your rib-cartillage attachments, intercostal (between ribs) muscles or tendons, something causing irritation of the pleura (two thin layers of tissue protecting the lungs), or something in the rib itself. You need to be seen and examined by a professional to get this worked out. Good luck. ...Read more
For the past two months I've been having pain in the side left rib area. It only hurts when I cough, sneeze, laugh, or stretch/twist my body in a way.
If localized to anterior ribs usually costochondritis. Occurs on left side of breastbone, affects more than one rib,
worsens with deep breaths or coughing. Resolves on its own, although in some cases may last for several months or longer. Treatment focuses on pain relief perhaps with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs. Can be related to injury, viral infection, strain, arthritis, rarely tumor. ...Read more
I was hit on the right under my ribs on the left side can't lay or sneeze or take a deep breath without being in pain its 4 days since I have been hit?
Bad contusion: Probably a bad bruise (contusion), but you should consider seeing your doctor for an exam and possibly an x-ray to check for broken ribs. ...Read more
My left side of my gum close to the last tooth was swollen, but then when I sneezed it popped and deflated. What could have the swelling have been caused by?
Infection?: That's a good possibility. Sneezing did not solve the problem, the swelling will be back. It's best you have that tooth evaluated by a local dentist. It may have periodontal or endodontic problems. Feel better soon... ...Read more
Must check the heart: Any adult 40 years or older, shoveling snow and getting chest pain with or without left arm symptoms, has to go to his doctor or the E.R. to be checked right away for a heart attack. That means not waiting at home to see if it turns into a bad heart attack. As the saying goes, "better safe than sorry." Winter snow is a pretty sight, but can be frightfully unkind to those with a heart condition. ...Read more
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