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Pain In Middle Of Chest When Coughing
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on factors: Chest discomfort behind the breastbone can be from many causes. For example, spontaneous, sharp, evanescent chest discomfort with breathing has different implications than effort chest pressure associated with other symptoms. Age and risk factors are important as well. Most prudent to get a formal evaluation to avoid minimizing what may be a more serious underlying cause. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See your doctor: 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
Pain in upper left abdomen. Upper abdomen turns blue throughout the day. Hear rattling noise in chest when take deep breath.
Mgt/follow up: You may have an infection of the lungs which sometimes can present as upper abdominal pain. If you are hearing rattling in the chest, a follow up visit is suggested with your doctor. Monitor your temperature and follow your asthma action plan. A virtual consult may be scheduled to review your findings as well. ...Read more
High blood pressure, achy ribs when I move, pain in outer sides of feet, shoulder pain, violent cough and congestion only in the mornings. What is it?
Uncertain but option: There are many parts of this that need to be clarified. Gerd and pregnancy can cause your cough. Since you are pregnant you're up to Titian may be able to help clarify this. There are a variety of testing that can be done but you need a full medical evaluation. There are of course limitations because imaging with x-ray would not be the usual thing to do with pregnancy ...Read more
Pain in left side of chest, frequent belching, sternum pain while sleeping, pain in neck and shoulder when moving head a certain way worried lung canc?
See physician: It is advised to seek urgent medical evaluation for patients with recent onset of chest pain. Those who may be potentially unstable based upon history, family history, appearance, or vital signs, should be immediately evaluated in an emergency department. You need to be evaluated by your physician to eliminate life-threatening causes and be assessed for other causes. ...Read more
Bouts of chest pain that occur randomly. Located in left side of chest just below pectoral. Only when full exhale, inhale, or bend over. Lasts 45m-1hr?
Could be.: There are many causes for pain like this, and it's not possible to determine the exact cause without an exam and maybe some tests. Most causes are benign and resolve without specific treatment. You might want to try an over the counter acid blocker (omeprazole or ranitidine are examples) and see if you get relief, and if not consult a physician if the pain persists. ...Read more
Tightness in mid and upper back particularly on right side up into shoulder, also achy under ribcage at front. No shortness of breath. Worst when eat.
Sharp stabbing pain in the chest as i bend while breathing out. Also little traces of blood while in the sputum. ?
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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