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I have pain in my left chest when I breathe in deeply...Thoughts?

I have pain in my left chest when I breathe in deeply...Thoughts?

Pleurisy: Most likely you have inflammation of the pleura which covers the lung. Other possibilities include pneumonia, asthma, as well as a heart attack. Would see your physician for diagnosis. ...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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Shooting pain in my heart when i inhale?

Shooting pain in my heart when i inhale?

Pleurisy: Inflammation of your sac around the lung or heart called pleurisy or pericarditis can cause this. Ant inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen can help. Please see a doctor and hope u feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have pain in my chest walls when I swallow or breathe?

I have pain in my chest walls when I swallow or breathe?

See MD: your symptoms are not typical but all chest pain deserves a detailed history and physical by your MD. Would see your MD. If the pain changes and is more severe then seek help in ER. A good exam often can discern the mundane from serious and that's your best step. ...Read more

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Chest hurts when I cough (have a dry cough) and when I breathe deeply. I feel it in my back too. Lung infection ?

Chest hurts when I cough (have a dry cough) and when I breathe deeply. I feel it in my back too. Lung infection ?

Pleurisy: Pleurisy is chest pain, often worse with cough or deep inspiration, that results from irritation of the tissues surrounding the lungs. It is most commonly caused by viral infections, especially in young people such as yourself. Other causes include bacterial infections, trauma, autoimmune disorders, tumors and some medications. ...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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I want to know what this sharp pain is? Im having shortness of breath, pain in my right side below my ribs hurts when i breathe, pain is sharper when i take deep breaths, hurts when i move and laugh

Chest : Chest pain that causes shortness of breath should be evaluated by a doctor sooner rather than later. Even though many people equate chest pain with a heart attack, there are actually many causes of chest pain - some of which are concerning, some of which are not. You need an examination to know whether your symptoms are something to be worried about. I've attached a website with some helpful information about chest pain. In the meantime, give your doctor a call. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sore feeling in my throat and my chest. worse in chest when I breathe deeply and I keep burping which doesn't help?

Sore feeling in my throat and my chest. worse in chest when I breathe deeply and I keep burping which doesn't help?

Reflux esophagitis: Severe acid reflux and gastritis can cause irritation in the throat, larynx and trachea. It will also cause you to burp a lot does contributing to regurgitation which will make worse the feeling in the throat and chest.
some things you can do to feel better are to avoid spicy foods, alcoholic beverages, caffeine products, tobacco use, and pops.
sleep with your head elevated on pillows. ...Read more

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Why do I feel my lungs aren't getting enough air? I randomly keep getting a sharp pain on my lungs/chest that goes to my back when I breath in deeply.

See your doctor: Sharp pains can be due to something call pleurisy or irritation of the lung lining. It can be caused by infections and other problems. When it comes to your lungs it is always best to go see your doctor! ...Read more

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I am having stabbing pains (7/10) in my chest and they feel like they're in my lungs or my sternum. It hurts to breathe. Please help!

I am having stabbing pains (7/10) in my chest and they feel like they're in my lungs or my sternum. It hurts to breathe. Please help!

Get checked: If you're having sympoms of bronchitis (productive cough) it's almost certainly part of the bronchitis. Otherwise, you should be checked to see if there's any reason to be concerned about any of the more serious causes of "pleuritic" pain such as an embolus in the lungs. ...Read more

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Why do I feel pain in my chest and upper back when i take a deep breath?

Why do I feel pain in my chest and upper back when i take a deep breath?

Likely muscular or: Pleurisy . Go see your dr for an ekg to check for heart disease (unlikely cuz of your young age). Hope u feel better! ...Read more

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Why does my left lung hurt when I breathe and some times my heart hurts when I breathe in Afew times what is this?

Why does my left lung hurt when I breathe and some times my heart hurts when I breathe in Afew times what is this?

Pleuritic pain?: This could be caused by so-called Pleuritic pain. The sticky lung surface is rubbing your inner chest. The question is why this occurs. If it last longer, and your develop breathing difficulty, dizziness, let your doctor know immediately. Best luck! ...Read more

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I have a constant pain in my chest and when i breathe in it feels warm also the pain radiates to my back?

Hard to say: You should probably be checked, there are many potential causes, some very self limited others life threatening. For example, pleurisy is an inflammation of the lining of the lung, sometimes associated with a viral infection and often goes away. A pulmonary embolus can cause similar symptoms and is.Life threatening. Thank you for your question. ...Read more