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Middle Back Pain And Shortness Of Breath
Many possibilities: This cannot be anwered in this setting. There are many possible causes including indigestion, acid reflux, costochondritis, pleurisy, muscular pain, shoulder arthritis etc. Heart disease is on the list but, at your age, only if you smoke, have diabetes, or use cocaine. ...Read more
Having pain in my upper right abdomen, shortness of breath with heart palpitations, pain in my back and neck/shoulder area.
Hard to say exactly: But further evaluation with your pcp is warranted. ...Read more
Must check the heart: A visit to one's primary care doctor very soon can help sort things out. If symptoms recur prior to the visit, one can go to the E.R. (A person with worrisome chest pain and shortness of breath 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".) ...Read more
Muscle strain: Shortness of breath (sob) could be from many things such as asthma and infections like bronchitis and pneumonia. Infections could cause chest and back pain. Sob can go along with coughing. Coughing could lead to muscle strain which in turn can lead to chest and back pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
History of calf discomfort, and pain in chest. 2nd episode of sharp achy chest pain on L side. Difficulty breathing?
Ans: You are so young. More history is needed like trauma to the chest? Any family history of heart disease? Do you exercise? Once a good history is obtained. Then examination such as reducible pain.? Most likely you are musculoskeletal pain. But again a thorough history and exam is required ...Read more
Shortness of breath little chest tightness no chest pain but pain in upper back worse when i walk?
Many: Causes...Get evaluated by your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
What causes costochondritis because i have shortness of breath chest pain upper and middle back and sometimes my neck ?
Costochondritis: Costochondritis is usually a localized inflammation of a joint between a rib and the sternum(breastbone) and causes pain and tenderness in that localized area. If you're having Sharp rib cage pain, worsened by a deep breath and radiating around the side to the back, a pinched nerve which runs between two ribs is suspected. In view of your shortness of breath, an exam is indicated. ...Read more
Can't sit w/o having chest pain/tightness in middle of chest n left side of ribcage near heart. Also have shortness of breath and dysapnia?
Substernal chest : Pain/tightness with associated shortness of breath in an adult male is cause for alarm.Call 911. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
? Pneumonia: See a doctor asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
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