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Severe pain, lower right middle chest when breathing deeply, no injuries, 22 year old male could this be serious? Nsaids and heat have not helped.

Severe pain, lower right middle chest when breathing deeply, no injuries, 22 year old male could this be serious? Nsaids and heat have not helped.

Yes: I take chest pain very seriously. The Emergency room is where I would recommend to go to ensure your heart, lungs and life threatening illnesses are not causing this issue. Please call 911 if you are in severe distress. ...Read more

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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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I have breathing promblems and chest pain?

Go see a Dr and: Get reassurance that ur heart and lungs are fine. Or it could just be musculoskeletal or anxiety and panic attack. (don't forget to breath otherwise you'll pass out. Joke!) best wishes! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/whats-causing-my-chest-pain http://www. Medicinenet. Com/shortness_of_breath/symptoms. Htm. Http://m.helpguide. Org/articles/anxiety/panic-disorder-anxiety-attack. ...Read more

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Chest pain on right and breathing problem?

Chest pain on right and breathing problem?

Be seen: Chest pain can come from many causes, with the most serious relating to heart problems, including early heart attacks. Usually that pain is on the left side, but it can be anywhere. Associated shortness f breath is very concerning, and other causes like a blood clot (pulmonary embolism). Best to get cheked. ...Read more

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What can cause chest pain during breathing?

What can cause chest pain during breathing?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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My left side chest pain while breathing, should I be worried?

My left side chest pain while breathing, should I be worried?

Pain with breathing: Pain with breathing could be due to a variety of reasons, e.g. Muscle, bone, lining of the lungs (pleural), etc. Not all diagnoses are "worrisome" however you should first be evaluated to determine what the cause of your pain is before one can tell if it is serious or not. ...Read more

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I have severe chest pain when breathing. What could be wrong?

Chest pain: Severe chest pain on breathing in a 33y/o is usual pleural inflammation and generally will go away by itself. If it doesn't should consult your doctor to see if something else is causing it. Would usually resolve in a week or less. ...Read more

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Chest pain on right side and it increase while lying on bed and breathing?

Chest pain: Hi! There are a lot of causes of chest pain on the right. Without a proper exam, I think your pain is probably muscular or even gastrointestinal. If it just started, give it a couple days. If this has been happening for awhile, get checked out. ...Read more

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I been having chest pain for a year now. Mostly left sometimes right and it hurts when I flex. My breathing is fine. What could this be? Serious?

I been having chest pain for a year now. Mostly left sometimes right and it hurts when I flex. My breathing is fine. What could this be? Serious?

More info needed: The diagnosis depends on the type of chest pains. They don't sound heart related, but may be due to irritated/inflamed chest wall muscles or pinching of intercostal nerves which run between ribs. Avoid stretching or straining your chest wall or rib cage. If symptoms persist, see your physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Have recieved localised chest pain for over 2 weeks in a hich the pain has increased, making my breathing slowely shallower, what could be causing it?

Have recieved localised chest pain for over 2 weeks in a hich the pain has increased, making my breathing slowely shallower, what could be causing it?

Hard to say: It would be best to see a healthcare provider to have this evaluated more fully. It could be something simple like a muscle cramp or pain with a joint in your rib cage, but it could also be something more concerning that is causing you localized pain with breathing. In general we think of things that cause inflammation of the lining around the lungs, including infection or blood clot. ...Read more

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What to do if I have chest pain and difficulty breathing?

ER?: Is there a question? If you're acutely ill, please call 911. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about having chest pain/discomfort when breathing, leaning forward/backward, and laying after slight trauma?

Can you tell me about having chest pain/discomfort when breathing, leaning forward/backward, and laying after slight trauma?

ChstPain aftertrauma: More info is needed. If trauma is primarily to the chest wall, the pain may well be musculoskeletal. In that case simple analgesics (Tylenol) and anti-inflammatories (Ibuprofen) would be helpful. An evaluation by your doctor would be to rule out more serious causes. ...Read more

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25 yr old with the dull chest pain that comes and goes and moves around with no problems breathing dosent get worse with exercise?

Chest pain: It sounds like you may have musculoskeletal pain, take a few days of non antiinflamatories like motrin and if it doesn't help get it checked. ...Read more

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Middle chest pain when bending really low and breathing heavily at the same time but if im stand and breath heavily no pain at all?

Middle chest pain when bending really low and breathing heavily at the same time but if im stand and breath heavily no pain at all?

Pericarditis?: Check with your physician or a cardiologist to rule out this condition. You may need an ekg & chest xray.
There are other possibilites as well & would require an office consultation. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in back upper right when breathing deeply. It sometimes follows by chest pain when breathing normally, but not frequently.?

Pain when breath: Do you think we (I) can read your mind? . I cannot. Age gender smoking history meds taking other illnesses? I am not Sherlock Holmes usually. So could be pleurisy due to pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, cancer of the lung, shingles and many other things. ...Read more

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I'm a 29yr old female with sharp right sided chest pain more on breathing which came on quite suddenly yesterday, it is now going up into my shoulder.

Concerning Symptom: Chest pain worse with breathing can be an important symptom. The worst thing it could be is pulmonary embolus, which is caused by a blood clot in your lungs. You are at risk for this if you are a smoker, are on birth control, have a family history of blood clots, or have made a long trip or been stationary for a long time recently. Numerous minor conditions cause the symptoms you mention as well. ...Read more

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"Chest Pain" actually its mild up to 3/10 pain I feel. It hurts when I move sometimes but when im resting I cant feel it. No problem in breathing. The?

"Chest Pain" actually its mild up to 3/10 pain I feel. It hurts when I move sometimes but when im resting I cant feel it. No problem in breathing. The?

Muscular: Arjay, the fact that it hurts only when you move means almost certainly it is a muscle, or possibly ligament. Just avoid those movements that aggravate it and don't worry about it too much. ...Read more

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What could cause chest pain while breathing in?

What could cause chest pain while breathing in?

Usually pleurisy: Which is irritation of the lining of the chest cavities, usually from inflammation or infection (pneumonia) or can be from lung cancer. If persists, see your md and possibly get chest x-ray. ...Read more

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Could mucus cause chest pain and trouble breathing?

Yes: But so could a heart attack, pulmonary embolism, pneumothorax, and other dangerous conditions. You should get this looked at immediately. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain while breathing in after eating?

Aspiration?: It is not entirely clear when the pain comes on (are you breathing in immediately after eating and then having pain, or just have pleuritic pain after eating a meal). In either case, it could be that you are inhaling either food directly into your lungs or getting gastric contents in your lungs. However, cough is the more common symptom of either.... Are you having a cough? ...Read more

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What causes chest pain while breathing in after eating?

What causes chest pain while breathing in after eating?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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Chest pain, hard time breathing and headaches?

Chest pain, hard time breathing and headaches?

Chest pain: chest pain with shortness of breath or difficulty catching your breath can be a cause for concern. Do you have asthma, heart history or history of pneumonia? Do you have a risk factor for heart disease like high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, smoking? Have you been in a car or plane for over 3 hours. As a female, are you on birth control pills.. If no improvement, goto the ER. ...Read more

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Why do I have a hard time breathing after sex. I have chest pain?

Why do I have a hard time breathing after sex. I have chest pain?

Must get checked: A guy who has chest pains when having sex, especially with trouble breathing, should be thoroughly checked out by his primary care doctor and a cardiologist before doing anything physically exerting again. The idea is to rule out heart disease that might lead to a heart attack during certain activities. ...Read more

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Why do I feel chest pain and have difficulty breathing after exercise now?

Why do I feel chest pain and have difficulty breathing after exercise now?

Concerning.: Without knowing you better, it's difficult to say precisely but you should absolutely have yourself check out by your doctor. The symptoms you describe could be heart related. ...Read more

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Chest pain, shallow breathing, and I'm feeling very lethargic, please what could be wrong?

Get an evaluation: Chest pain, shallow breath and lethargy can be symptoms of multiple conditions including cardiac disease, lung disease. I would recommend you to have an evaluation for appropriate diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Left sided sharp chest pain all day deep breathing doesn't seem to affect it. Not constant but fairly constant what could be?

Left sided sharp chest pain all day deep breathing doesn't seem to affect it. Not constant but fairly constant what could be?

Constant pain: The only cause of constant, or nearly constant pain is rheumatologic or neuritic: joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, bursae, fasciae, or nerves. Your observation indicates it does not involve your accessory muscles of respiration but it could be referred from your shoulder or be due to a pinched nerve from your cervical (neck) spine. Trial of an NSAID is in order. No relief suggests nerve. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with chest pain related to anxiety? I've tried breathing techniques etc. But I can never seem to calm myself down.

What is the best way to deal with chest pain related to anxiety? I've tried breathing techniques etc. But I can never seem to calm myself down.

Anxiety: Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation. Don't isolate - spend time w friends & stay active. ...Read more

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What would cause sev chest pain and difficulty breathing when lie on right side? When get up chest pain still continues but can breathe easier.

What would cause sev chest pain and difficulty breathing when lie on right side? When get up chest pain still continues but can breathe easier.

Chest pain: You should consult your doctor asap. There are several possibilities for your condition. You need an examination and tests. ...Read more

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Got chest pain today, currently hurts around the left side when breathing in. I did also exercise hard early today, I ran till it hurt. Serious?

Yes - serious: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. When that is controlled you should see a nurse about long term control of your symptoms. ...Read more

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21 yr old female, smoker, random spurt of sharp upper right sided chest pain. No pain when breathing occurs, only 3 random spurt of chart pain.

Better to stop smoke: Stopping smoking will be best recommendation today, it will help decrease your risk for heart and lung problems tomorrow, see your doctor if chest pain persists, I am available for second opinion when needed ...Read more

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Left sided chest pain. Stays localized the worrysome part is the increasing difficulty in breathing or catching breath over past 2 months. What is it?

Left sided chest pain. Stays localized the worrysome part is the increasing difficulty in breathing or catching breath over past 2 months. What is it?

Many possibilities..: It is very difficult to tell just w/ this piece of information. Since it is possible that your heart could be the problem you are young and this could include a wide range of possibilities: lung problems (like asthma or COPD), muscular, gastritis or acid reflux, to mention a few. It is important that you see someone for exam and possible tests. If pain gets severe and lasts > few mins go to ED. ...Read more

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Forgot inhaler and have trouble breathing with chest pain, what to do?

Go to ER OR CALL MD: You need the inhaler, if not available go to nearest er or call your doctor or refill on the inhalers
you need two kin of inhalers 1controller inhalerscontainig inhaled steroids with or without long acting ronchodilaters 2reliever inhalers like albuterol or xopenex
chest pain also needs to be checked asap. ...Read more