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Breathing (Definition)

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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Pain in right side lower back runs into my stomach hard time breathing?

Pain in right side lower back runs into my stomach hard time breathing?

It sounds like you: Might have a kidney stone but there are numerous other potential diagnoses given these symptoms. It would be prudent to seek medical attention in case it is something more serious. Especially since your breathing is affected. Go now. ...Read more

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After a couple of days, I went jogging today and few hours later, I noticed that while breathing I am feeling pain on the right back side. What's this?

After a couple of days, I went jogging today and few hours later, I noticed that while breathing I am feeling pain on the right back side. What's this?

Hydration and rest: Most likely this is due to a muscle strain. If the pain is not alleviated with rest, motrin and localized heat, please notify your physician. Keep well hydrated and also monitor your temperature. ...Read more

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Pain in back when breathing in left side?

Pain that is: Worse with a deep breath is usually due to inflammation of the connective tissue on the outside of the lung (the pleura) and is known as pleurisy. Often due to an underlying infection. If it is severe get it checked out. ...Read more

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Difficulty breathing when lying on right side. On my back and left side I breathe good. What could it be? Is it serious?

Difficulty breathing when lying on right side. On my back and left side I breathe good. What could it be? Is it serious?

Variable cause: Could be anything for a deviated septum in your nose to a collapsed left lung (symptoms occur when the good side is compromised). A chest x-ray is indicated. Pulse oximetry when you lie right side down should be measured. A PEFR measurement during sx would also help. ...Read more

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Since this morning I am getting sharp pains on both side of my lower back when im breathing. I walk 30 mins twice a day and am on no medication.

Sharp pains: Sharp, shooting pains on inspiration, coughing or with certain motions are often due to pinching of intercostal nerves or muscles that run between 2 ribs. In your case the pinching may occur at the very bottom of the rib cage. If your pains are well below the lower ribs, they may due to some stretching of mildly strained or inflamed lumbar muscles caused by some of your exercise or activities. ...Read more

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What would cause sharp pain in middle of back when breathing in deeply on right side?

Many things: Muscles and ribs can have post traumatic and inflammatory changes that can cause pain with breathing, including thoracic facet joint syndrome and intercostal neuralgia lung processes pneumonia, pleuritis (inflammation of lining of lungs, or even neoplasm at edge of lung are possibilities. Sometimes esophageal disease is source. If continues should see physician and at least have chest radiograph. ...Read more

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I have pain in the right side of my upper back and it gets sharp when making movement and affects my breathing?

I have pain in the right side of my upper back and it gets sharp when making movement and affects my breathing?

It could be muscle: Strain, pleurisy, scapular/rib pain etc. Only your dr can give u an accurate diagnosis. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/back-pain/tc/upper-and-middle-back-pain-overview. ...Read more

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I have pain in my back front and sides down to my butt bone. Some poses prevent me from breathing like laying down. I cant move because of pain any ans?

Back pain: IF it is really so bad that you can't breathe or move because of the pain, go see a doctor. Most of the time, back pain resolves after several days, but your doctor can do an exam to look for serious problems, and offer advice about how you can help yourself feel better. Until then, try a heating pad for 20 min at a time. Don't lift anything. Use ibuprofen 600 mg every 6 hrs with food. Good luck! ...Read more

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Experiencing neck shoulder and back pain at the right side of my body. Shortness of breathing sometimes.

Experiencing neck shoulder and back pain at the right side of my body. Shortness of breathing sometimes.

Trauma or TMD: The most common cause of shoulder pain and neck pain is injury to the soft tissues, including the muscles, tendons, and ligaments within these structures.. .. Degenerative arthritis of the spine in the neck (cervical spine) can pinch nerves that can cause both neck pain and shoulder pain. ...Read more

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I have severe center back pain on both sides when breathing. Cannot take deep breaths. No other symptoms. What could it be?

Pain: Your physician can determine the cause: kidney stone or infection, strain, herniated disk, arthritis among many others. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp upper back pain on the left side when breathing deeply started after cycling It took more than 15 minutes until the pain disappeared...?

Sharp upper back pain on the left side when breathing deeply started after cycling It took more than 15 minutes until the pain disappeared...?

Upper back pain: The pain that you describe is typical of an inflamed rib head as it inserts into the spine. Anti-inflammatory medications, stretching and massage can help. Apply ice at night and moist warm heat in the morning. Chiropractors are helpful with this problem. Injection of the rib head with a cortisone shot is another treatment option. If the pain persists then a thoracic MRI scan is warranted. ...Read more

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Pain on left side of rib cage (no physical injury, but swelling), even on deep breathing. Localized on touching. Had a bike accident 2 days back.

Pain on left side of rib cage (no physical injury, but swelling), even on deep breathing. Localized on touching. Had a bike accident 2 days back.

Possible fracture.: It is possible to fracture a rib or just bruise it up pretty well. Sometimes the pain can be severe. As long as you are not having any shortness of breath (excluding that due to sharp pain with inspiration) you will heal. There is no real benefit to having rib xrays as the treatment will be the same -avoid injuring it while it heals. ...Read more

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Ever since we got back from overseas I've been getting really sick and lately I've been having trouble breathing, coughing and this really sharp pain in my lower right side.

Ever since we got back from overseas I've been getting really sick and lately I've been having trouble breathing, coughing and this really sharp pain in my lower right side.

Mgt/workup: I would suggest a follow up with your doctor, to rule out a DVT or possible pulmonary embolism.
In addition, if there are cold sx, you may have developed a lung infection. ...Read more

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Slight pain left side of back below rib cage spreading up to shoulders worse when standing and active deep breathing makes me cough and feels cold?

Tough: How long has problem occurred? Could be many causes. Early shingles, spasms between ribs, irritation at rib/cartilage junction, something going on in lung base, somatic (muscles and connective tissue). You are going to need to get this one checked out. ...Read more

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Slight pain left side of back below rib cage spreading up to shoulders worse when standing and active deep breathing makes me cough and feels cold?

Pain below rib cage: Could be gas in colon or lung issues infection versus clot, (especially if on birth control and smoke), or spleen if had injury, or kidney stone / or gastritis / GERD. Since there is concern o f clot would f/u/ w/ doc / urgent care ER today. ...Read more

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My ribs on the front of my body feel tender to touch. Both sides, not in back. No pain with breathing or coughing, just when applying pressure. Normal?

My ribs on the front of my body feel tender to touch. Both sides, not in back. No pain with breathing or coughing, just when applying pressure. Normal?

Pain location: Gives the likely etiology. Cannot say in your case without an exam but, tender to touch, on the outside, implies a musculo-skeletal condition
costochondritis (pain at joints of ribs at sternum) is pretty common ...Read more

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Can you have interruptions from breathing (sleep apnea) while sleeping on your side, or does it only occur while sleeping on your back?

Can you have interruptions from breathing (sleep apnea) while sleeping on your side, or does it only occur while sleeping on your back?

Yes: Although most would consider sleeping on your back as the most common position for sleep apnea, it can occur with you sleeping in other positions as well. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pain in the left side on the upper back when breathing and moving, feels like it is under the ribs. Had bronchitis 3 weeks ago?

Get eval: With the history of a recent infection in your lungs, best to see dr and get eval to assure the inflammation and or infection is not coming back. God luck. ...Read more

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Pain - lower left side/back that won't go away, intensifies with cough or breathing followed with chills. Hurts while moving, urine clear no blood?

Pain - lower left side/back that won't go away, intensifies with cough or breathing followed with chills. Hurts while moving, urine clear no blood?

Back pain: You need to be seen and carefully evaluated ASAP. Do not delay this. You may have an infection or other non-infectious inflammatory condition and it may involve your kidneys, spinal cord or other areas. Please get this seen to quickly before you become increasingly ill. ...Read more