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Chest Pain When Laughing
I'm 17 yrs, I went to watch a movie and I laughed so hard at it and now left side of my chest hurts when I laugh or cough. Will it get cured naturally?
Probably.: If it doesn't go away in a week, you could seek an evaluation. ...Read more
Could laughing to the point of hold ur breath cause a tension pneumothorax? I laughed so hard now my chest hurts hist: htn&pcos mild l/s atelectasis
Symptoms: You may be an air swallower and chronically distended. Not enough information here to know probability. See your doc for evaluation and suggestions ...Read more
I've had left side chest pain, hurts when I laugh, I burp alot. Pain goes to my shoulder, down my back. Also hurts when I lay down. Alsowhen breathe?
Probably chest wall: It needs to be checked by your doctor but it seems it is in the chest wall according to your symptoms. The other causes can be gastro esophageal reflux, pleuritic pain. At your age it is unlikely to be from your heart. Get it checked by your doctor to find the exact cause. ...Read more
I have chest pain when breathing out. My chest hurts when I exhale or cough or laugh. Is this serious?
Sounds like: Possible pleuritic. ..Recommend further evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am 21. When I laugh or turn a certain way my chest hurts. It hurts right next to my heart so I'm worried this is heart related. What's wrong?
Anatomy: You have to be smarter than this. Movement causing pain means the muscles and/or bones are the problem. Not the heart which does not hurt with such movement. ...Read more
Emesis: Vomiting can cause irritation in chest wall and abdominal muscles which can cause the laugh pain. ...Read more
My chest hurts on the right side when I cough sneeze laugh or lean forward should I be worried it started Wednesday.?
Musculoskeletal pain: Sounds like you might be suffering from musculoskeletal pain on the right side of your chest. This occurs with straining activities like working out. Usually the pain is reproducible when pressing against the area. It should resolve on its own with time, OTC analgesics. If worsens or persists see primary doctor. ...Read more
I am having sharp chest pain on my left side. Mainly when I laugh, inhale and exhale too deep and side line laying on my left side hurts as well?
I have sharp pain in the center of my chest. Hurts to touch. Painful to take a deep breath, laugh, or stretch. Though it was from anxiety at first.?
I have sharp pain in the center of my chest. Hurts to touch. Hurts to take deep breath, laugh, or stretch. Though it was from anxiety at first. I'm 16.
Costochondritis =: inflammation of the cartilage that connects ribs to the breastbone, or costosternal junction. Local swelling + pain that worsens as you describe + local tenderness = Tietze Syndrome. Causes = unrecognized injury, coughing, etc. Or unknown. Ibuprofen, avoiding painful actions Lidoderm patches & local steroid injections reduce pain, but they last 6 or > wks. & stop on their own. Painful, but benign ...Read more
Coldness in chest. Heart rate increases when I lay down. My chest hurts when I cough or laugh. It has been more than a month now.?
See an MD: You may have a walking pneumonia, or an inflammation of the coverings of he heart called " pericarditis". Often, stomach acid is to blame for cough and chest pain or even palpitations when someone lays down. Chest hurting on laughing or coughing is usually due to irritation to the muscles and nerves runnin in between your ribs. It is important to visit a doctor to have a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Middle chest hurts when laughing in son? Going to doc today but what could it be? He's also had left chest pain, cough, and short of breathe
My chest hurts when I sneeze, cough, laugh or lean forward its started Wednesday should I be worried. I don't think its my heart I'm not having numbness?
Chest pain: Various possibilities including pericarditis. Best to see your doctor and be checked. ...Read more
Severe chest pain when taking a deep breath. Shortness if breath. My pulse is 81.Hurts to cough, sneeze, hiccup, laugh. Had a pneumothorax 30 months ago.
ER: Go to emergency room. Pneumothorax may recur. ...Read more
No: Keep laughing, it is good for you! If pain is associated with deep breathing or movement, then the cause is typically muscular/skeletal. ...Read more
No: That's typically caused by musculoskeletalGet a more detailed answer ›
Why when I laugh I got a chest pain or sometimes when I am sleeping I wake up suddenly due to chest pain?
Tietze's syndrome: Painful chest wall, painful but harmless.Get a more detailed answer ›
Chest pain in the middle when exhaling or laughing! Smoker 25years old f! about to go to the gym now is it safe?
Having sharp, left sided chest pain that worsens with exhalation, coughing, laughing. My pcp can't see me for 3 days. Emergency?
Pleuritic......: This type of chest pain is called pleuritic chest pain and can be caused by many different problems including pneumonia, asthma, bronchitis, rib contusion/fracture, collapsed lung, blood clot in the lung, etc. In general, if you have associated shortness of breath and/or a fever, then you should go to the er as some of the above diagnoses are life-threatening. If unsure, be cautious and go to er. ...Read more
Chest pain left side 2 days now. When I move pain comes or I laugh or sometimes deep breath moving arm makes it worse sometimes.
Please see a doctor.: This is not a heart pain but called pleuritic pain. If you continue to have these symptoms, please see a doctor. You may need chest x-ray. ...Read more
When I laugh the chest pain gets worse. But otherwise its a constant pain. Does this mean I am on my way to having a heart attack?
No: You should be able to tell when your pain began. It may be due to minor trauma, or some type of muscular or skeletal issue. You should see your physician for a complete checkup. ...Read more
16 yr old male chest pain, sharp, mild comes and goes. No heart issues not worse with exercise, worse with laughing sometimes. Costochrondritis?
Constant chest pain under left breast wheni breathe or lay down. Very tender to lay on or touch. Worsens when coughing or laughing?
Costocondritis: I suspect this is either costochondritis - inflammation in the joint between your sternum and ribs or an intercostal muscle tear. Less likely is a rib fracture. Much of this depends upon your history leading up to this. Have you been coughing? Have you been doing heavy exercise or lifting? Do you have asthma? ...Read more
Chest pain left side near heart felt when I laugh move sometimes lay on that side pain felt in arm and back bone on left side. Sharp pain?
Chest pain when coughing, laughing, deep breath. Whole breast area, including sides. Been sneezing like crazy for 3 days. Pulled muscles?
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