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Chest pain and back pain when deep breathing and movement my upper body?

Chest pain and back pain when deep breathing and movement my upper body?

Muscle strain: Could be that you have muscle or tendon injury from overuse. Try some antiinflammatory medication and if it persisits see your doctor. ...Read more

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Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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Pain in back when breathing in. Sharp and brief?

Pain in back when breathing in. Sharp and brief?

Very brief: Sharp inspiratory pain tha is gone by the time you read this, may never know the cause, but could be a burst "bleb" that resolves. Many report this, few are of consequence. Persistent pain on breathing is called 'pleurisy' and may indicate a wide variation of things all requiring you to see a doctor and get further testing. ...Read more

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Pain in middle of back when breathing?

Pain in middle of back when breathing?

See a doctor: Cannot diagnose this on internet. Need full history, physical exam and perhaps imaging studies. This may be serious. Go and see a doctor asap. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Pain in the back when breathing. Why?

Pain in the back when breathing. Why?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Woke up with discomfort and pain in upper right side of chest. Worsens when lying down and deep breathing.

See a doctor: I am worried about the pain with laying down, sometimes that may be a sign for pericarditis, an inflammation of the pericardium which is a layer that wraps around the heart. This condition can lead to potential for morbidity and mortality and needs to be evaluated immediately ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain while breathing in and yawning?

"referred pain": This may be pain that is radiating from your gallbladder - called "referred pain". Pleurisy can do it too. Time to see your doctor! you need a few tests. ...Read more

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Experience tightness in chest and pain in left shoulder and elbow when lying down. Pain resides when sitting or standing.

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Experience tightness in chest and pain in left shoulder and elbow when lying down. Pain resides when sitting or standing.

Chest Pain -See Doc?: When to see a doctor? How do you know when you need medical help for chest pain? It's not always easy to tell. Helpful simple quiz: http://edition.cnn.com/HEALTH/help.at.home/chest.pain/content.html ...Read more

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Shortness of breath little chest tightness no chest pain but pain in upper back worse when i walk?

See your doctor: Chest tightness and shortness of breath with exertion could be angina or pain from your heart. It also could be asthma, lung infection or several other things. Your doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more

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Pain in right ribcage sometimes in right breast comes and goes numbness and tingling as well. Difficulty breathing at times and pain when breathing in

Pain in right ribcage sometimes in right breast comes and goes numbness and tingling as well. Difficulty breathing at times and pain when breathing in

Pleurisy: You're describing pleurisy. It can be due to intercostal muscle strain, but inflammation of the pleura (covering of the lung) is a consideration. The commonest cause is viral infection but there are other causes such as spontaneous pneumothorax (lung collapse), and non-viral infections. A chest x-ray is indicated. Advil, (ibuprofen) which you take, is a good treatment, if uncomplicated. ...Read more

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Pain in back when breathing in left side?

Pain that is: Worse with a deep breath is usually due to inflammation of the connective tissue on the outside of the lung (the pleura) and is known as pleurisy. Often due to an underlying infection. If it is severe get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have aching pain in my upper back and neck and shoulders a little in my ribs at the back.. Also chest hurts when breathing in ?

I have aching pain in my upper back and neck and shoulders a little in my ribs at the back.. Also chest hurts when breathing in ?

Mgt: There are a number of possible conditions which can cause these symptoms. If you are otherwise healthy, muscular pain is a likely cause. Other possible causes include pleuritic inflammation or infection. In your age group, cardiac findings are less common. I would recommend a NSAID and a heating pad. If the pain worsen or does not resolve in a few weeks, please see your physician. ...Read more

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Pain in the left chest when coughing?

Muscle strain?: If the pain is in the chest wall, you may have pulled a muscle coughing. If it happens when you take a deep breath it may be pleurisy. If this is a recent cough and it has not cleared in a week, time to call the doctor. ...Read more

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Stiff pain in the middle of my chest. Sometimes sore when breathing.

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Stiff pain in the middle of my chest. Sometimes sore when breathing.

Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections, lung collapse), and muscle problems. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. it is very unlikely that at 21 it is serious but should see a doctor to get more information. ...Read more

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Pain in chest and back when i take a deep breath in and when i exhale fully.Back pain is like where my lungs are.Chest pain to the left. Ideas why?

Rib dislocation: Could be a rib dislocation or possibly costochondritis (inflammation of where the ribs and cartilage meet). I would recommend seeing a osteopathic physician to see if they can correct the rib issue. Many times they can place the rib back in proper alignment. Make sure you see a do that does manipulation as their main practice, they are the best. ...Read more

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Burning in throat, difficulty breathing through nose, pain i all upper abdomen, chest pain left side pain in right lower back, leg and testicle ideas?

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Burning in throat, difficulty breathing through nose, pain i all upper abdomen, chest pain left side pain in right lower back, leg and testicle ideas?

Here are some ...: Have all these symptoms simultaneous symptoms been new to you or just another flare-up of chronic recurrent episodes? Clinically, your combined symptoms suggest the occurrence of systemic effects from viral infection or connective tissue disorders or autoimmune disorders, which commonly affects multiple sites of body. So, seek pro-evaluation, counseling, and treatment timely. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back shooting up into head and sharp pain when breathing ?

Spasm: That is a muscle spasm. Take a hot shower. Apply heat to your back. Have your doctor prescribed a combination of ibuprofen which you can get from OTC and muscle relaxant which you need a prescription for it . Relax stress increased tension and make pain worst. If you do not have a doctor start with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 50 mg at bed time and Ibuprofen 600-800 mg every 6-8 hours, and heat, or go to urgent care. ...Read more

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Uncomfortable chest pains when leaning back and when moving arms back and when sitting is this muscular pain my chest pain is not severe pain ?

Uncomfortable chest pains when leaning back and when moving arms back and when sitting is this muscular pain my chest pain is not severe pain ?

Chest pain: Hi, most likely Muscular pain, if your pain is worse with activity, having Shortness of breath please go to ER, otherwise see your PMD for evaluation. U can try Motrin, stretch exercises, hot pack/ice pack, Bengay cream. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more