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Doctor insights on: Sharp And Sudden Chest Pain When Breathing In What Might Cause It

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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What could cause chest pain while breathing in?

What could cause chest pain while breathing in?

Usually pleurisy: Which is irritation of the lining of the chest cavities, usually from inflammation or infection (pneumonia) or can be from lung cancer. If persists, see your md and possibly get chest x-ray. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain while breathing in after eating?

Aspiration?: It is not entirely clear when the pain comes on (are you breathing in immediately after eating and then having pain, or just have pleuritic pain after eating a meal). In either case, it could be that you are inhaling either food directly into your lungs or getting gastric contents in your lungs. However, cough is the more common symptom of either.... Are you having a cough? ...Read more

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What causes chest pain while breathing in after eating?

What causes chest pain while breathing in after eating?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi I have had chest pain on my right side since yesterday I think it may be trapped wind it hurts when breathing in sharp pain and when I lie on right?

Hi I have had chest pain on my right side since yesterday I think it may be trapped wind it hurts when breathing in sharp pain and when I lie on right?

Inflammation : Inspiratory chest pain can be from inflamation of the lining of the lungs (pleurisy) caused by infection (pneumonia, etc) and other conditions. Pain may also originate fro the joints between the breast-bone and ribs. See a doctor if OTC pain killers and NSAIDs like naproxen or ibuprofen do not help ...Read more

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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

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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