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Pain In Arm When Coughing
I am experiencing left arm pain when I cough hard . The pain is dull and lasts 2 to 3 mins . No chest pain ?
Cough: No worries, it is probably musculoskeletal.Get a more detailed answer ›
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Pain my my right arm when i cough pretty bad, also sometimes effects my chest and back, what is it? And what would you recommend? My docs are unhelpfu
"Sudden" RT side chest pain radiates to back,and under arm,pain is 9. Feels like insides ripping apart.Night before wheezing uncontrollable cough.
Often when i strain on the stool or cough i get left upper, inner arm pain. Ongoing for years. Very short lasting, fleeting discomfort. 43 yo male?
I had a tetanus shot almost four weeks ago. It had the whooping cough booster I still have arm pain intense it I lay on it?
Tetanus shot: Although the tetanus vaccine does cause more muscle irritation and discomfort than other vaccines, it is unusual for you you to still have pain in your arm. In most cases, the soreness resolves in 5-7 days at the latest. You definitely should see your doctor about your symptoms. ...Read more
I am experiencing cough (quality: blood in phlegm, with phelgm or mucus) and arm pain. The following also describes me: Chest congestion. Green and yellow phlegm with blood.. Was prescribed zpak. But afraid to take. Is there a substitute?
Take as prescribed: This sounds like a potentially serious infection, maybe even pneumonia. "Afraid to take" azithromycin (Zpak) is not rational; it is a very safe antibiotic with few side effects. Not treating your infection is MUCH riskier than any potential problem from the antibiotic. Take it as prescribed; if you remain concerned, discuss with the doctor who prescribed it. ...Read more
Palps,chestpain,left arm pain,cough. negative ECG,echo,7daymonitor,stressECG,MRI,X-ray.etc. But symptoms improve with Diltiazem. What is it?
Head!!!: When you have a episode of palpitation go to ER or doctors office to have EKG checked if normal It might be all in the head... :) you might be suffering from anxiety disorder (perhaps too much stress in your life). Avoid caffeine and alcohol in excess. Drink plenty of fluids - remain well hydrated, exercise and eat healthy. Check thyroid hormone levels and blood work for anemia. ...Read more
Feeling of water moving in rite lung+shoulder n arm pain+heaviness of rite arm+feeling of heaviness down the rite lung like a sand bag+fever+dry cough?
Constant pain in arm pit pain in neck when chin lowered to chest cant lift arm up high had runny noise and coughing just before?
May be glands: The body's immune system has lymph nodes throughout. Think about these glands representing army fighters. When an infection starts, your body "revs-up" your immune system to help attack this problem. That is why many times people feel glands in neck & armpit. However you will need a physician examination to determine what may be happening. Take care ...Read more
I coughed up blood in my phlegm. About half a tsp. after a month I feel dizzy nauseated and have diarrhea. I have arm pain in my right arm when I move?
So many things: There are so many causes. They include problems with the joints, muscles, tendons. One can get arm pain from a pinched nerve in the neck or in the bundle of nerves at the top of the arm called the brachial plexus. People who have heart attacks often experience pain in their left arm (although occ the right). Overworked or strained muscles can cause arms pain. Pinched nerves in the elbow or wrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnose: It really comes down to the cause of the problem, and many possible causes exist. A detailed exam and possibly further studies can usually determine the cause, which is the key to determining treatment options. Consider being seen. ...Read more