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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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