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Pain in right arm when taking a deep breath?

Pain in right arm when taking a deep breath?

Unknown: If pain is severe or does not go away, seek evaluation. Could be related to increased pressure inside your chest pushing on nerves but is hard to say without seeing you in person. Chest pain with deep breathing often related to rib problems. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

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


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Experiencing chest pain when i take a deep breath in?

Experiencing chest pain when i take a deep breath in?

Pleaurisy: Usually it is from a virus or inflammation of the lungs. Typically self terminates withing a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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Pain in chest whe taking deep breaths?

Pain in chest whe taking deep breaths?

Pleurisy: The classic case of pain in your chest on taking a deep breath is "pleurisy, " also known as "the devil's grip." it is usually the result of a cold in which the presumed virus causes inflammation of the lining of the lung so that when you take a deep breath, this raw and inflamed surface rubs against the inside chest wall, and causes pain. The onset is abrupt and usually resolves in 2-3 days. ...Read more

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Soreness in chest worse when taking a deep breath. ?

Soreness in chest worse when taking a deep breath. ?

Possible pleurisy: You need an examination and a chest x-ray. Go directly or UC clinic evaluation- you may have an inflammation of the sac around your lungs or a brewing pneumonia. A young woman with pain on deep inspiration will need further testing, evaluation and treatment-ASAP(pleuritis) ...Read more

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Sharp, shooting pain in upper right chest area when taking a deep breath or coughing?

Sharp, shooting pain in upper right chest area when taking a deep breath or coughing?

Possible nerve issue: This could be a variety of causes. It could be an irritated nerve. It could be muscular. It could also be an inflammation of the area where the rib inserts, costochondritis. typically all of these are self-limited, but an evaluation if it persists is warranted. ...Read more

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Have a sharp pain in lung area. Taking a deep breath hurts.

Chest pain: Chest and/or lung pain could be due to various causes. I suggest going to your pcp or nearest er. Take care. ...Read more

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Pain in lungs when taking deep breaths since many chest infections?

Pain in lungs when taking deep breaths since many chest infections?

Inflammation: This can be related to either chest lining (pleura) or muscular inflammation in the chest. There are treatments for it that calm down this inflammation. ...Read more

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What causes neck pain when taking a deep breath?

What causes neck pain when taking a deep breath?

Valsalva Maneuver: Neck pain with a deep breath or pain when you bear down like when you are having a bowel movement is called Valsalva Maneuver and may indicate the presence of stenosis in the neck, a narrowing of the spinal canal. If it persists, or if you also have pain or numbness that radiates into your arms, you may need to be evaluated by a physician and may need an MRI of your neck. ...Read more

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What causes pain when taking a deep breath?

Rib dysfunction: Is a possibility. Can happen either due to slipped rib syndrome or costochondritis. ...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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What is causing my chest, lung and shoulder pain when taking deep breaths?

What is causing my chest, lung and shoulder pain when taking deep breaths?

See below: 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

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What causes sharp upper back pain when taking a deep breath?

What causes sharp upper back pain when taking a deep breath?

Several things: It could be from a cracked rib or inflamed rib joint. A blood clot caught in the lungs can do this. Irritation of the lung lining can do it too. If you are having trouble catching your breath, call your doctor or go to an urgent care or emergency room. ...Read more

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Shoulder pain under right side when taking a deep breath and moving?

Mgt: Your symptoms can be related to irritation of the pleural lining of the lung or causes by muscular strain. IF the pain improves with a heating pad and Motrin, it is most likely Musculo-Skeletal disease. ...Read more

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I have a dry cough and pain in centre of chest, cough worse when sitting/lying down, pain dull and sharpens when cough/ breathe in deeply?

I have a dry cough and pain in centre of chest, cough worse when sitting/lying down, pain dull and sharpens when cough/ breathe in deeply?

Multiple causes: These symptoms may be due to a number of conditions. If you are having difficulty breathing, a physician appt is advised. The possible associated conditions include asthma, reflux with aspiration and pleural irritation. Avoid smoke and a virtual follow up appt available. . ...Read more

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10 days right sided chest pain radiates to shoulder blade. Worsens when taking deep breath. A bit of breathing prob but is very hot and humid.

Get checked.: This has been going on too long. Get checked, pneumonia can have these symptoms, among other things. Get seen and evaluated today! Better safe than sorry! ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain throughout chest and abdomen when i take deep breaths?

What causes sharp pain throughout chest and abdomen when i take deep breaths?

Could be: A chest wall problem due to slipped rib syndrome, somatic dysfunction of the rib or costochondritis. Try some advil (ibuprofen) for a few days and see your doctor for exam and treatment options. It could also be inflammation of lung lining or other lung problems. ...Read more