Top 20 Doctor insights on: My lungs hurt in my back
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
Other symptoms?: Usually, conditions that cause pains from the lungs, or from the lining surrounding the lungs, would cause respiratory symptoms - cough, shortness of breath, wheezing - while those causing back pains would cause more postural symptoms - worse when sitting, or walking, or lying down, or bending over. That's one way to tell, but a directed physical examination by a doctor would be ideal. ...Read more
Multiple: There are multiple reasons to have back pain with inspiration. The most important would be an issue with the lungs, like asthma, copd, pnuemonia, or pleuritis. There can also be issues with the structures of the thoracic region, including the ribs, muscles, and the thoracic spine. An examination with your doctor would be recommended. ...Read more
Hi: I have a pain in my middle back, the right side, I think is my lung. It hurts more when I wake up. I guess is my bed, but I don't know, help me?
Go see ur family doc: There are way too many things that could explain your vague description that it doesn't do you any good to speculate. Instead, go see your family doc or GP for complete evaluation. Be prepared to give more details as to pain. When did it start? What makes it better/worse? Fevers? Sweats? Chills? Cough? Painful urination? Bloody urine? Weight loss? Tobacco use? Other drug use? Shortness of breath? ...Read more
Husband is weezing. Went to dr last week said lungs clear but gave inhaler. 3 days later still weezing and back hurts.
So I have been having a pressure pain on the left side of my back near my lungs area, it hurts when I take a deep breath and also when I turn.
Have bronchitis and my back/ribs really hurt. Not from coughing since I haven't coughed much. Are my lungs swollen?
Pain: All pain feels tha same where ever id hurts that is where the pain is You need to see your PCP when it hurts and have it investigated ...Read more
Why do my lungs hurt when I breath in? I don't have a fever or cough. It also hurts my upper middle back when I blow out.
Lungs hurt: There are several reasons that can cause pain in your lungs when breathing in or out. Trauma to the ribs can cause problems, pleurasy is another cause. Throwing emboli may be another cause. In short see a pulmonologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Yesterday I had gastro, today I woke up feeling completely fine. But when I laugh or cough it hurts in my back around lungs area?
Gastro: Go back to your gastroenterologist and have him/her check you for a possible complication as a result of the procedure. ...Read more
I accidentally started a grease fire yesterday anf inhaled a lot of smoke, and today my back and lungs are killing me plus hurts to cough.
Go to ER: You need to be evaluated by a medical professional. You could have serious respiratory problems requiring treatment or observation. Those things are unlikely, but only an evaluation will tell. ...Read more
When I lay down on my back, my chest hurts, superiorly approximately on the apex of the left lung, knowing that I smoke, should I check?
Chest pain that occurs only in certain positions is generally not related to a disorder of the heart or lungs. It is typically a musculoskeletal pain that resolves with time and\or mild painkillers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Alleve.
It is imperative that you stop smoking. There is no reason to damage your heart and lungs while increasing your risk of bladder and other cancers. Stop while you can. ...Read more
My left side in my back (lung area) hurts and comes around to the front of my chest. It hurts to take a deep breath. Started late this afternoon?
Can u tell me what cause so much of pain in back have COPD 3 spot on lung cought all time hurt to breaher in deep?
Many possibilities: Age not given nor if you do or don't smoke or if you did in the past. Cough can be related to a constant irritation of your lung tubes or an irritating process in your lung breathing tissue. The cough could be related to the "spots" in your lung. Hard and/or frequent cough can hurt the back and strain chest wall muscles. You need to see your Dr. Soon for full evaluation. Spot cause must be IDed. ...Read more
I've had asthma since I was born and often sometimes when I breathe my lower back sometimes hurts feels like my lungs are hurting or somthink?
My husband says his lower lungs in his back hurt, and the lower middle abdomen, he has diareah, and has been vomitting on and off, what could this be?
Many possiblities: The symptoms you describe above could be attributable to something as simple as a viral illness or something more serious. Its best to see a doctor in person for a proper evaluation. ...Read more