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Pain On Left Side Of Back When Breathing
3 days ago, I woke up with pain on left side of back (just above hip) when breathing in. It's spread to whole left of torso inc breast, armpit etc.
Check with your doc: Many diseases may cause these symptoms. This includes pulmonary embolism. Better check with your doc asap. ...Read more
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?
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
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?
I have experienced lower back pain on left side that breathing deeply hurts thru abdominal area... No other symptoms...?
What causes chest pain on left side behind breast and going thru to the back. Ekg was normal. Bad edema pain worsens whe breathing in?
Pleuritic pain?: It could be part of your left lung that is sticky and rubbing against your chest wall causing pain. Taking nsaids may help reduce the symptoms. However, you always need to rule out cardiac causes! The best option is to have a multifunction cardiography test. Http://en. M.wikipedia. Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram ekg is notoriously inaccurate for women with disease! ...Read more
Chest tightness not other lower back pain no pain on left side no sweating I do have asthma and COPD a little difficulty with breathing?
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
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
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
Mid back pain under shoulder left side When breathing deep the pain wraps around my side to my left chest and shoulderbBack pain is constant not chest?
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
Hi, for the last month ive been having trouble breathing (mostly on the left side). I also have been experiancing random sharp pains throughout my chest and back, and also pain in my ribs and back. I had an xray done a month ago when this started and they
Need to be checked:
Your question was incomplete. You had an xray done. Apparently you are or have been under the care of a doctor who ordered Xray.
I will suggest that you should make an appointment with your doctor to find out the cause of your shortness of breath and pain.
Shortness of breath can be serious and if you can not get an apt early go to ER ...Read more
I have pain in mid back to left shoulder blade in deep breath. Also I feel breathing feel only on left chest. My left side face feels little diff?
What could be wrong with my friend whos16 she has had chest pain on the left side going thru her left shoulder and back with rapid breathing and weak?
Having pain in left side rib cage and left side back and shoulder worse when breathing deeply, had a baby 8 weeks ago by emergency c-section?
Get seen now: Chest pain that is new, especially if worse when breathing needs to be evaluated right away. Pain with, taking a breath can be due to something simple like pulled muscles, or overuse, or to more worrying problems, like pneumonia or a blood clot in your lungs. Get seen now at the ER or call your PCP, or the doc covering for your doc) for instructions but go to the ER if you cannot a doc tonight. ...Read more
Low back pain to right of spine. Pain still there, now feel it starting on left side. Urine & x-ray back ok. Pain when breathing deep, but not as bad.
Spasm: It is a isle spa. Use heat pad. Stretching exercise. And Rest. Not bbetter see a doctor ...Read more
Horrible pain in ribs below left breast wraps around to. Back pain when coughing or breathing deep. Can lay down on back or left side can't bend over?
See your doctor: Any pain described as "horrible" should be evaluated. ...Read more
Why when I'm breathing I have sharp pain in my upper back on the left hand side? Also I'm breathing a lot more heavily with tightness in chest why?
Go to doctor: Anything that bothers you this much should be worked up. You should see your doctor so at least some blood test, some xr and other tests can be done to find out why is wrong with you. Ot is either a pleuritic chest pain or nerve pain from muscle stretch but the tightness in breathing should not be there unless it is from the pain. Still you need to be examined. Good luck. ...Read more
5 days now upper left side back hurts when breathing in deeply or moving certain ways. Could this be lung or heart related? Or just muscular/skeletal?
Difficult to tll: Without exam but it sounds muscular.Get a more detailed answer ›
I Am 33yrold and have been having left side chest pain, back pain, nausea, breathing spasms elevated d dimer with a clear ct scan er said pulled muscl?
Neck tightness on left side of spine & right above collar bone on left side. Ribs tight. Trouble breathing sometimes. Gastritis. What could connect?
Left side pain in chest and shoulder radiating to back. Intermittent with no clear cause but worse upon movement. Arm feels very heavy and tired. Heart rate is regular. Pain is Not effected by breathing. Last 2 fingers tingling. What is It?
Shortness of breath, left side chest tightness/tenderness. Had every cardiac test avail. Not cardiac related. Previous valley fever, possibly back? Poor quality of life do to breathing issue. Er visit?
Probably not: If your symptoms are chronic in nature, the er is not the best place for you to be evaluated. Go back to your regular phsyician, who knows your entire story. Ask if there is any other specialist who might be helpful in solving your difficult problem. ...Read more
Burning in throat, difficulty breathing through nose, pain I all upper abdomen, chest pain left side pain in right lower back, leg and testicle ideas?
Here are some. ..: Have all these symptoms simultaneous symptoms been new to you or just another flare-up of chronic recurrent episodes? Clinically, your combined symptoms suggest the occurrence of systemic effects from viral infection or connective tissue disorders or autoimmune disorders, which commonly affects multiple sites of body. So, seek pro-evaluation, counseling, and treatment timely. ...Read more
Pleurisy v costochon: You may be describing pleurisy which is due to inflammation of pleural membrane surrounding lungs. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/pleurisy/basics/definition/con-20022338 & http://www. Webmd. Com/lung/understanding-pleurisy-basics. If pain is more centered towards sternum or breastbone, then possibly costochondritis http://goo. Gl/rrSo1n (Mayo Clinic). If persists, c FamilyDoc ...Read more
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