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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

Lung (Definition)

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


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

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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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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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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I'm feeling pain in the lungs when i breath deeply. Is that normal?

I'm feeling pain in the lungs when i breath deeply. Is that normal?

NO: It is not normal, unless you have some medical condition, to have pain in your lungs when you take a deep breath. ...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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Deep mid back pain, sharp when taking a deep breath just at the end of the breath. Not too severe but bothersome and only feel when inhaling deep?

Pleuritis--see M.D.: This pain at the end of a deep breath in the back at the age of 27 if you are healthy suggests to me pleuritis or costochondritis. If you have no fever then it is likely not bacterial but viral as it usually is found to be. Regardless, If this is ongoing for more than a couple of days, I would see your doctor. If you have a family history of significant heart disease, I would call your M.D. now ...Read more

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Pain in lung when taking deep breaths, what could be the cause?

Pain in lung when taking deep breaths, what could be the cause?

Pleuritis: Many conditions can cause this, but likely pleuritis (pleurisy) is the cause. Inflammation of the pleura, the lining of the lungs. ...Read more

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Having chest infection when ever I take deep breath it starts cough so much with pain in throatk?

Having chest infection when ever I take deep breath it starts cough so much with pain in throatk?

Diagnosis?: Do you know you have a chest infection? If your doctor has seen and examined you, then follow your doctor's instructions and you should feel better in a few days. If you have not seen a doctor, you need to in order to get the correct diagnosis/treatment. You could have pneumonia or bronchitis as well as a number of other disorders that can lead to these symptoms. If your symptoms worsen, go to er. ...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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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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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 can cause pain in my left breast (mostly when taking a deep breath)?

What can cause pain in my left breast (mostly when taking a deep breath)?

Several things: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...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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Difficulty Breathing (Definition)

If you are having difficulty breathing, you feel as though you are able to get enough air in, or get air out. Your oxygen ...Read more