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Doctor insights on: Pain In Upper Right Back When Breathing

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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. ?

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

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 middle of back when breathing?

Pain in middle of back when breathing?

See a doctor: Cannot diagnose this on internet. Need full history, physical exam and perhaps imaging studies. This may be serious. Go and see a doctor asap. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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How do I get my breathing back to normal?

What happened?: What happened to your breathing. A vague question, need more information. ...Read more

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I have sharp pains in back when breathing?

Many possibilities: Symptoms as you described depend on the area of the spine involved and on several other factors. The information provided is insufficient as there are many situations associated with this presentation. Is the pain localized to the thoracic spine or to other segments? Any fever? Any cough or shortness of breath? If the pain is severe or lasts more than a few days, please contact your physician. ...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?

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 the back when breathing. Why?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I am having trouble breathing deeply and when I do I feel pain in my back ribs. ?

Mgt: There may be inflammation of the chest wall,including the rib age. A trial of Motrin and a heating pad is advised. Please see your PCP if it persists. ...Read more

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What can cause bad back pains when breathing?

What can cause bad back pains when breathing?

Spine Joints/Nerves: Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate, therefore a facet joint injection is into that place where they meet. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise here and cause pain. Epidural injections are also helpful to reduce inflammation into the spinal canal area or around the spinal nerve roots exiting the spine. ...Read more

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A sharp pain in my back while breathing. What can this be?

A sharp pain in my back while breathing. What can this be?

Could be: A chest wall problem due to slipped rib syndrome, somatic dysfunction of the rib or costochondritis. Try some advil (ibuprofen) for a few days and see your doctor for exam and treatment options. ...Read more

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When lying on my back I find difficulty in breathing for about a minute. What would that be ?

When lying on my back I find difficulty in breathing for about a minute. What would that be ?

Need work up : Having difficulty in breathing on being on your back (supine) needs to looked at further. Your medical history is key. Do you have any lung or heart condition? I would suggest consulting with your primary care to get a full physical. Testing may be needed based on your history and exam. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a sharp pain well breathing and the pain goes down too your back?

What does it mean when you have a sharp pain well breathing and the pain goes down too your back?

Many things: It could be a pulled muscle, pluritis (irritated lining of the lung), pneumonia , a problem with a disc in your back, or even a collapsed lung you really should have a good history with a doctor and a physical exam to evaluate this problem. I would not rely on an answer from an internet site to make your diagnosis. ...Read more

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I woke this morning with an intense pain in my lower right back, feels as though it's effecting my breathing , please help ?

Stones not bones: Sounds like kidney stones. In the absence of prior low back problems, spinal disorders are unlikely. Other possibilities include blood clots in muscles adjacent to the spine, spasm in diaphragm, lower lobe pneumonia, liver or gallbladder problems. ...Read more

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Is it common to have back and breathing pains after playing racquetball?

Is it common to have back and breathing pains after playing racquetball?

Out of shape: If you are having these issues would be checked out. You may only be out of shape, but it easily could be something more. ...Read more

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What would paramedic do: broken spine and not breathing?

Intubation: The paramedic quickly assesses the patient, if not breathing he may have to incubate and ventilate to deliver enough oxygen. If suspicion of fracture of spine, the paramedic will immobilize the patient until he is transported to the hospital for definitive care. ...Read more

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Hello I Have had trouble swallowing and breathing it feels like there is something stuck there in the tonsils I tried looking back there but it was to?

Hello I Have had trouble swallowing and breathing it feels like there is something stuck there in the tonsils I tried looking back there but it was to?

Trouble breathing?: If a person is having trouble breathing, talking, or swallowing, then it is safer to call 911 and have the ambulance take him to the Emergency Room, instead of driving there in a private car. If there is only mild discomfort in the throat, one's primary care doctor should be able to help... or will refer the patient to the ER or and ENT doctor. ...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