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Pain In My Neck When I Breathe
Spastic muscles: Like scalenes, disk herniation in the neck, and many other reasons. See a doctor. ...Read more
My left back shoulder is so pain till my neck when I breathe in or move my shoulder. (continuously 5 days). Muscle tear or any symptoms? Not seen Dr.
Maybe muscle or nerv: You may have pinched a nerve, pulled muscle, and early in such an injury ice will help but now you need to use heat. You may need to see your physician, and even see physical therapy, and get imaging. You can try Tylenol (acetaminophen) or over-the-counter Advil or Aleve, if you are comfortable with that ...Read more
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
4 obvious choices: 1) Don't take any deep breaths; 2) do nothing and hope it gets better; 3) suffer; or 4) see a doctor about it. ...Read more
Why does my back pop when I take a breath n laying down? It does not hurt its more relieving because I get back n neck pain that comes n goes
Not Serious: The "pop" you feel is generally your joints moving over each other. Similar to cracking your knuckles, this movement can make an audible sound. As long as this is not painful it is unlikely to be of any clinical significance. ...Read more
I've had neck pain a while now. Lately I noticed I hear a pop in my neck when I take a deep breath. What could this mean?
Facet mediated: Most if the time, when patients describe a popping sensation in their neck, they are describing an abnormality of the facet joints. These are the small joints at the back of the neck that mediate rotation and extension of the neck. Don't hesitate to be seen if you are having problems. ...Read more
Sore thorat for a yr with feeling of sortness of breath and in the last 30 day found 2 swollen lynp notes in neck. With back and neck pain.
See details: See an ENT doctor and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more
Woke up with chest and neck pain. Couldn't fall back to sleep. Hurts terribly when I breathe deep. Never experienced any of these symptoms before.?
A pinched nerve. These are common especially when we sleep the wrong way.
Chest pain should always be concerning and get checked out, but we see it alot with the pinched nerves which can start in the neck. When muscles / nerves are effecting in the chest cavity, often times, there is the pain during breathing. ...Read more
I have been sick for three weeks with cough congestion off and on fever headaches and sever neck pain right now I feel like im drowning while I breath?
Seek attention: You need immediate medical attention and evaluation. Your symptoms could represent an infection that requires treatment asap. ...Read more
I've been having back pain and neck pain for the last two days. My back is sore but I get a sharp pain when I take a deep breath.
Back: Likely just muscle pain with spasm. Use Motrin and heat to area. However, if you are short of breath or dizzy you should see your doctor. Any leg pain and or swelling if so see your doctor. If you smoke and you are on birth control you are at risk for blood clots which can cause chest or upper back pain. ...Read more
Lower/middle right back pain, coughing, shortness of breath, headache/dizziness when standing or sitting, right side neck pain?
See doctor: With these symptoms, it's time to see your doctor! Do call now, so you can be examined asap. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
Body is weak almost like flu but no other symptoms. I breath in and have right side chest & neck pain. Could be muscle but why the fatigue? 3 days long
This: Is a normal course for flu. Take rest, hydrate for 1 week. No exercise just needed work ...Read more
Hi just wondering if there would be an obvious diagnosis for shortness of breath, unintentional weightloss, fatigue, neck pain back pain, galactorr?
Weight, pain galactor: Could be obvious if I talked to you and looked at you. But not without that. Discuss with your team. Knowing how old you are, what meds you are taking and if you are pregnant would be a good start. Lets do 2nd opinion ...Read more
I just recently started having mid neck pain on the cervical spine. Hurts to breath and I can feel a popping if I push on the neck. ON PT for low back?
Spine consult: Time to see ortho-spine or neurosurgical consult with mri of neck and lumbar spine. ...Read more
Pain in right arm between shoulder and elbow. Neck pain numbness and tingling down my arm. Now short of breath.
Pinched nerve: Sounds like you may have a pinched nerve in the neck. Often patients will develop numbness, tingling, and pain that radiates from the neck down the arm. Depending on the nerve that is pinched, it will affect different parts of the hand. Over time, weakness in the arm may develop as well. I would recommend getting it checked out. You may need an EMG and/or MRI ...Read more
Cough for four week, shortness of breath, have to bend over to catch breath, yellow flem, side pain, back pain, neck pain, meds won't help.
Have you been seen?: Certainly, we are seeing many viral illnesses that involve cough and phlegm. But it sounds as though you are suffering here. Your back, neck, and side pain could be the result of straining to cough. I wonder if you have bronchitis or sinusitis. If you've had a history of asthma, you may be "hit harder" by these illnesses. Please go in to be checked - or rechecked. And drink your water! Lgromkomd. ...Read more
I'm having tingling in my left arm, pain in my chest and arm as well, dizziness, loss of breath, and neck pain. This supposedly isn't my heart.
Who says it isn't: Who says it isn't heart related. How long have you had this. Is this acute? Evet though you are young if you have not had an evaluation then heart needs to be ruled out. If this is a chronic problem then you need a more involved workup including musculoskeletal and neurological studies. ...Read more
Back/neck pain hurts w/position change and also when I take a deep breath I can also feel it go to my head. Feels like an icy h.Ache. Heart or strain?
I have had neck pain for a couple of months now and occasionally I get a stabbing ache in my neck on the right hand side when I breathe in, help?
Hard to say: Severe headache and neck pain could be due to many life threatening and some minor. Without the correct history and physical it would be unwise to recommend more than seeing your doctor in person. If pain is this severe perhaps visiting the local emergency room would help. Cheers ...Read more
I'm an 18yo Female with: Constant Chesty Cough, Night Sweats, Hard to Breathe, Not Eating, Neck Pain, Neck Stiffness, Wheezing and I have Asthma. HELP?
You need: An evaluation which includes an exam and possibly a chest radiograph. If you have asthma, then peak flow or lung function and a medical management plan are in order. You should be screened for risk factors for tuberculosis and other lung diseases or infections. Do not wait, and get evaluated soon! ...Read more
Sharp pain under right breast to the back, then shortness of breath, then neck pain right side, then numbing of right arm, then voice goes please help?
Lo of possibilities: You may have many different things causing this, but if you have chest pain with shortness of breath and pain up into neck I would seek medical attention as this may be your heart, despite being on your right side. Women are notorious for having atypical symptoms for heart disease. The loss of voice does not fit, but the rest is concerning for a cardiac cause to be ruled out first and foremost. ...Read more
Upper back/neck pain from poor posture and lack of stretching. Shortness of breath from rib cage restriction. Dizziness when standing. Inflammed back?
Out of balance: You may be deficient in 25-oh vit d3, magnesium and vit k2. Dizziness on standing can come from low blood pressure. Heat, topical magnesium oil and gentle stretching are all helpful for pain and stiffness. Getting a good night sleep, eating healthy unprocessed foods every 3 hours while awake, moving through the day, and lowering stress will help restore balance. ...Read more
Dizzy spells with tingling in head and neck pain and like a pressure in chest hearing chage shortness of breath have 3 episodes a week resting or work?
Seek Help: These symptoms could be serious. You need to seek medical help ASAP. ...Read more
I have pain in chest & back, along with left & right arm numbness with left side neck pain. Pain & dizziness is worse when up & moving around. I also experience shortness of breath.
Further evaluation: Is warranted given severity of your symptoms. ...Read more
Hello I'm pregnant but I don't know how far along I am at this time, I am experiencing cramping and tenderness in my lower area, and also back cramps to followed by shoulder pain and neck pain as well as shortness of breath and dizzyness, should I be worr
These are my symptons: sore throat, neck pain, very tird, shortness of breath, & feels like a large object is sitting on my chest...
ER visit: I would recommend going to an er. You are young but a heart attack can happen anytime and with those symptoms you should be examined. With shortness of breath and chest pressure, you really should be examined. The fatigue and neck pain (referred pain) also fit concerns for heart attack. It may be just a chest cold, but I would recommend an er visit. ...Read more
I'm having chest discomfort shortness of breath and left arm and neck pain dizziness and pressure in head. Had a stress echo and 5 ekgs all normal?
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