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Pain in back. Right side under should blade. Feels like a spasm and hurts when I take deep breaths?

Pain in back. Right side under should blade. Feels like a spasm and hurts when I take deep breaths?

Back scapula pain: How long is this going on ? Fever, malaise? cough? Passing gas?May be gas, may be pleurodynia ( inflammation of lining of lung, likely viral) gallbladder ( worse with eating?) May be muscular, or pneumonia, rarely clot( elevated heart rate???) or lung collapse. Because of the rare entities would f/u/ w/ doc today ...Read more

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Stepped out of my shower - felt a pop in my lower back right side; have done rest, ice, heat - pain was mostly gone. This morning pain is back radiating across my entire lower back. Changes in position are excrutiating; deep breaths hurt?

Stepped out of my shower - felt a pop in my lower back right side; have done rest, ice, heat - pain was mostly gone.  This morning pain is back radiating across my entire lower back.  Changes in position are excrutiating; deep breaths hurt?

Back pain. : This is likely related to an acute muscular spasm, which can take a week or two to fully resolve. Anti-inflammatory medications may help. Exercise would actually be preferable to rest. If pains are not resolved in a couple of weeks then a doctor's visit would be in order. ...Read more

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One side of my back hurts a lot. Its okay in the morning, but by nightfall i need some pain killers. It hurts especially when i take deep breaths.

One side of my back hurts a lot. Its okay in the morning, but by nightfall i need some pain killers. It hurts especially when i take deep breaths.

Get it checked out: It sounds like a back strain, which is treatable, but it could also be something more serious. Only an exam could properly assess this problem. Be well. ...Read more

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How to tell difference N kidney pain and back muscle pain. My left upper back and side hurt randomly. Hurts when I move or take deep breaths?

How to tell difference N kidney pain and back muscle pain. My left upper back and side hurt randomly. Hurts when I move or take deep breaths?

Back pain: Kidney pain is generally felt in the lower back - the flanks more precisely. Pain in your upper back that increases when you take deep breaths more closely relates to either a lung/pleura issue or musculoskeletal issue. ...Read more

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Chest pain when weight lifting. Sternum pain when deep breaths. Stress test, echo, holter , EKG came back fine. Is my heart ok or still possibly bad?

Chest pain when weight lifting. Sternum pain when deep breaths. Stress test, echo, holter , EKG came back fine. Is my heart ok or still possibly bad?

Heart is Fine: I am very surprised that any physician would put you through such extensive and expensive testing. It actually blows my mind. Your heart is fine.

Have you considered working with a personal trainer expert in weight lifting to see how you are lifting and what could be done differently to prevent or avoid too much pain with your workouts and post work out recovery. ...Read more

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Got flu shot in August but today woke up w/ weird feeling throat, cough only w/ deep breaths, & severe body aches (legs, back, joints). Can it be flu?

Got flu shot in August but today woke up w/ weird feeling throat, cough only w/ deep breaths, & severe body aches (legs, back, joints). Can it be flu?

Yes it can be flu: The influenza vaccination that is effective for this influenza season did not come out until September – October. It is possible that you received last season's vaccine. ...Read more

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7 days ago dry cough, sore throat. since 3 days ago cough with yellowish phlegm and pain in chest with deep breaths and back while exhale. ?

7 days ago dry cough, sore throat. since 3 days ago cough with yellowish phlegm and pain in chest with deep breaths and back while exhale.            ?

Possibilities....: do you have a fever? Your symptoms sound like you may have acute bronchitis or even pneumonia. It could be viral or bacterial (bacterial more likely with fever!). You need to see a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. If you smoke, you need to quit to decrease airway inflammation. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain on deep breaths.

I am experiencing  chest pain on deep breaths.

See below: Have you been sick lately? Could be bronchitis/upper respiratory infection. Also, have you been injured or done more strenuous exercise lately? It could be musculoskeletal. ...Read more

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Is chest pain on deep breaths a usual symptom of aspergillosis?

Is chest pain on deep breaths a usual symptom of aspergillosis?

Not likely: Aspergillosis in the lung does not affect the pleura but you may get chest pain if you happen to suffer from asthma related to mold allergy. However do see an allergist to help you sort this out. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (side: both) (worsened by: bending forward, after deep breaths) (severity: mild) (quality: sensation of...

I am experiencing  chest pain or discomfort (side: both) (worsened by: bending forward, after deep breaths) (severity: mild) (quality: sensation of...

Unlikely angina: Given your youthfulness ur pretest probability of heart artery blockages is low. Having said that lifestyle choices can change that probability. Your symptoms specifically are not consistent with heart artery blockages. Consider musculoskeletal pain, rib pain or pericarditis for instance. If symptoms change, see a doctor ...Read more

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5 yr old stepped on my chest this morning with all his weight and the middle of my chest has been hurting sense, pain with deep breaths and pushing. ?

5 yr old stepped on my chest this morning with all his weight and the middle of my chest has been hurting sense, pain with deep breaths and pushing. ?

It happens: Your kid may have triggered an injury to the junction of the cartilage that joins your breast bone to the ribs. It is usually transient but could last a week or more.This would cause the symptoms you cite. It may respond to some ibuprofen & cool compress. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on my left shoulder and left side of the chest when i take deep breaths. been 3 days so far . should i worry ?

I have a sharp pain on my left shoulder and left side of the chest when i take deep breaths. been 3 days so far . should i worry ?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. However, you may wish to watch and wait. If the pain is tolerable and getting better, you may take acetaminophen, as needed. If the pain worsens or interferes with regular breathing, see doctor.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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My rib cage is very narrow/elongated, the right side caves inward and my fingers can rest there I have hard times with deep breaths, what is this?

My rib cage is very narrow/elongated, the right side caves inward and my fingers can rest there I have hard times with deep breaths, what is this?

Rib cage anomalies: Are not uncommon.
Pectus excavatum is one, and there are variants and degrees.
Most are of cosmetic interest but without significant heart or lung issues, but some are significant and x-rays, echocardiograms and appropriate testing are relevant. See a cardiothoracic surgeon. ...Read more

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After smoking E-cigs for 4 months roughly I am starting to feel a dull ache in my chest when I take deep breaths. If I stop will the aches stop?

After smoking E-cigs for 4 months roughly I am starting to feel a dull ache in my chest when I take deep breaths. If I stop will the aches stop?

E-Cigs + chest ache: Chest ache should resolve if you stop smoking E-cigs. E-cigs are not without risk as you still inhale nicotine and other chemicals. More about E-cigarettes http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/electronic-cigarettes-good-news-bad-news-2016072510010 ...Read more

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Mild pressure in chest. Feel the need to have to take continuous deep breaths. No SOB. Mild aching in shoulders and neck. HR normal. 44 yo female?

Mild pressure in chest. Feel the need to have to take continuous deep breaths. No SOB. Mild aching in shoulders and neck. HR normal. 44 yo female?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to see a doctor to rule out heart issues, as women often have atypical symptoms from heart conditions.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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My chest hurts when I take deep breaths & when I lay down There's a sharp pain & when I bend down & my chest is beating really fast. Is it just gas?

My chest hurts when I take deep breaths & when I lay down There's a sharp pain & when I bend down & my chest is beating really fast. Is it just gas?

No: Those are not symptoms of gas at all! If you have access to a family doctor, please see one. If not, the school nurse (your're 16?) can get the ball rolling. Sorry we can't diagnose your problem over the internet. ...Read more

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I get bad chest tightness/pains at the end of a night out (drunk) I have to lie down and take deep breaths for 1/2 an hour so it goes- what is this?

I get bad chest tightness/pains at the end of a night out (drunk) I have to lie down and take deep breaths for 1/2 an hour so it goes- what is this?

Start at the: Beginning: tell me about yourself, how much you drink? Do you use any other drugs? I'll tall are you, what do you weigh? How often does this occur? How long does it last? We need more info ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (worsened by: after deep breaths, after sudden movements, applying pressure on the chest, bending forwa...

I am experiencing  chest pain or discomfort (worsened by: after deep breaths, after sudden movements, applying pressure on the chest, bending forwa...

Chest pain. : Unfortunately, chest pain can have many causes. Some simple, and some complex. Some bad, and some not so bad. As such, figuring out the cause of your chest pain may take some time. A consultation would be wise. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing) (worsened by: after sudden movements, after deep breaths) (better by...

I am experiencing  chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing) (worsened by: after sudden movements, after deep breaths) (better by...

You need to be seen: This pain pattern means something is irritating the lining of your lung
It could be serious or not. Someone needs to examine you and if it is not clearly muscular, get an xray. Good luck to you! ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing ) (side: left) (severity: moderate) (time frame: sudden) (worsened by: after deep breaths) . Time: over six hours. Woke up same feeling. ?

I am experiencing  chest pain discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing ) (side: left) (severity: moderate) (time frame: sudden) (worsened by: after deep breaths) . Time: over six hours. Woke up same feeling. ?

Time to see a doctor: Chest pressure, chest pain, or trouble breathing are signs that she should talk with her doctor right away or go to the E.R. In adults, chest pain can be a heart attack. He should not drive himself (safer by ambulance). If it turns out not to be myocarditis, heart attack symptoms, or anxiety attack symptoms, the E.R. will also have checked for problems such as a collapsed lung or a pneumonia. ...Read more