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Pulled Stomach Muscle From Coughing
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Sharp pain from right breast to back when coughing, sneezing, breathing deeply. Had URI last week. Still Coughing.Think it's a pulled muscle or pleuri?
Possible, but: Not likely. It really depends on your symptoms, whether pain is related to oral intake or to moving around. Get to a doctor, so you can be sure. ...Read more
Yes: If it hurts to breathe, we become much more aware of our breathing and this translates into a feeling of shortness of breath. Try some ibuprofen. If the pain improves and if you become distracted, the sensation should disappear. If it doesn't, you should be examined for other causes - eg collapsed lung (which is rare but does happen sometimes). ...Read more
Chest pain when coughing, laughing, deep breath. Whole breast area, including sides. Been sneezing like crazy for 3 days. Pulled muscles?
Depends: Depends on what muscle pulled. If symptoms persis should check. In meantime, if not pregnat otc meds could help. ...Read more
I have had really bad back pain (right side under shoulder blade), accompanied by cough. Could this just be muscle strain from the cough?
Only one way: to find out: go see a healthcare provider who will examine you properly and tell you whether you need further tests to rule out any potentially lethal causes including blood clot (pulmonary embolism), tumor/cancer, obstruction, nerve compression, or simple muscle pull. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Sore chest muscles sometime when breathing and sore in shoulder/collar bone area.Had bad cough for 8 weeks recently could it have caused pulled muscle?
Likely ribs. : Likely from coughing. Doesn't sound serious.Get a more detailed answer ›
Upper back and collarbone/neck pain - pull a muscle working out/doing yoga? pain from slumping over desk? got a flu shot last week - pain from that?
Chest pain: The chest expands when you breath, the injured pectoral or intercostal muscle will complain about this.....Answer yes it can and will. ...Read more
Balanced muscles: Over exertion or too rapid an exertion of the abdominal muscles (muscles in the front of the abdomen without an effective counter balance of the muscles of the posterior abdomen ...Read more
Having muscle spasm-like pain right lower back. Took muscle relaxer but no relief. Vomiting from pain. What could it be?
Back pain: It could be a a kidney stone or UTI if pain is that severe that is is causing you to vomit you should go to the ER now ...Read more
I've been having sporadic muscle spasms. Ranging from legs spasms to now muscle spasm under my rib cage on the left side. Extreme fatigue and achy.
Electrolyte problem?: The nature of your symptoms - muscle spasms in different areas - suggest a systemic problem (something affecting the entire body), rather than a regional one. Electrolyte abnormalities come to mind, specifically low potassium (hypokalemia). Talk to your doctor or use HealthTap Prime to get blood, urine tested to see if there's an explanation as to why it's occurring. Good luck & thanks for posting ...Read more
Slight dull pain under bottom right rib cage feel it more when tightening up could this be muscle pulled from weight lifting? Lift a lot of weights
Diarrhea last 24 hrs. Muscle pains/aches in legs, fingers, as if exercised, but didn't. Sharp pain in right front side of stomach; like muscle pull.
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
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