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Sharp Pain When I Breathe In
Iv been having a bad sharp pain in my left lower side sharp pain when I breathe or cough also if I move wrong it hurts very bad it's been 3days now?
Exam: You may have a lung infection or a pulled muscle between your ribs: get examined and get a chest x-ray ...Read more
I've had a tickly cough for 2wks and a couple of days ago my left chest has devolped a sharp pain when I breathe deeply or cough. What can I do?
Musculoskeletal...: Your pain is likely musculoskeletal and it should resolve once the cough stops. Possible etiologies of your cough include bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. These all have different treatments so see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment, especially if the cough is worsening. ...Read more
Sharp pain when I breathe in. It makes me have to take tiny little breaths in order to get oxygen. A deep inhale causes a pop. Lasts a couple mins. Cause?
See below: The sharp pain with inhalation sounds like pleurisy where the lining of your lungs gets inflamed. I am not quite sure what the pop is. It would best to be evaluated by your doctor to determine what exactly is going on. ...Read more
My right lower middle shoulder blade gets a sharp pain when I breathe in and it hurts to much too take a full breath in what should I do?
I'm a 17yr. Old girl and my lower spine right in the middle has a very sharp pain when I breathe in deeply what could be the problem?
Workup/mgt: Some teens, particularly if you are tall and thin are prone to a condition called a spontaneous pneumothorax. It may just be muscular, but I would follow up with your doctor. A chest radiograph can be performed if a ptx is suspected. ...Read more
Breathing: Pain with breathing is limited to a few causes: muscular, arthritis in the chest - costochondritis is very common), pleurisy (the lining of the lung), pneumonia, and pericarditis. That's about it. If you have fever, infection is likely. Pain that is worse lying flat and relieved sitting up/forward suggests pericarditis. Absent those signs, muscular pain is most likely and most prevalent. ...Read more
After doing push ups today. My left chest and upper left back area hurts with Sharp pain when I breathe in deeply, cough, or belch.
See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I am having a sharp pain when I take deep breathes or breathe in or out, chills, and a little diarreah and head hurts?
Viral: Seems like a viral illness, get hydrated & watch 24 hs if not better get help. ...Read more
Mid right of back pain. Feels like deep pressure & sharp pain- stabbing worsening when I breathe. Took Motrin & using Heating pad for 2 hrs now?
ER/UC: Get checked now- multiple possibilities: get xtay and abdominal ultrasound: do not ignore these symptoms. ...Read more
I've been having sharp pain below left shoulder when I breathe or cough it gets much worse and sends pain to front as well?
I have a swollen left abdoman just above the hip bone, its a sharp pain and hurts more when I breathe in?
Sports?: A left sided lower rib injury could be described this way (if you're referring to the hip bone on your side). Is there a bruise? A recent viral syndrome can result in pleurisy. If abdominal, agree with urgent visit to rule out a few important things that could include large spleen, abscess, hematoma, intestinal injury etc. ...Read more
What to do, sharp back pain when I move/breathe deep? It's in the middle of my back, sort of my upper back but not too high.
Muscle spasm: Try alternating ice and heat if pain persists with breath see your doctor ...Read more
All of a sudden I started having sharp upper back pain specially when I breathe should I be concern?
Sharp pain: With breathing, you should have it investigated by pcp. ...Read more
Cough with yellow mucus, chest pain sharp and hurts when I breathe deep, steam helps, sneezing also yellow mucus, major headache also. Any ideas?
Sinusitis/pneumonia?: You need to see a doctor to evaluate the problem and treat the infection ...Read more
If it's provoked by deep breathing or painful when you touch it.
You may try taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin.
I hope you don't have other symptoms like shortness of breath, fever, coughing of phlegm, spitting of blood etc otherwise you need some more testing or work up.
Enjoy life my friend! ...Read more
Hi, So Why I'm having really bad sharp pain on the right side in the middle of my back and it's taking my breath away?
See your doctor: This could be an indication of a kidney stone or kidney infection. It could also be a sign of something with your gallbladder. I would recommend seeing a physician to have a full exam and some testing done to find out the cause of the pain. ...Read more
I have very sharp pain in middle of my back right side. When I breath I can feel the pain. It started 3days ago from little pain to sharp steady now.?
Kidney or lumbar?: You should have a doctor to check your kidney functions and your lumbar spine to investigate the cause and treat it accordingly. Don't wait... Good luck! ...Read more
Pleurisy: Your description really sounds like you have pleurisy. Pleurisy is an inflammation of the lining of the lungs after a viral or bacterial infection. It usually responds well to anti inflammatory treatment and time. Occassionally other sources of pain with breathing include fractured ribs and collapse of the lung (known as a pneumothorax) or inflammation of the rib cage (costrachondritis). ...Read more
Consult your Doctor: If you are having sharp pain when taking deep breath you need to see your doctor as it may be something serious like pleurisy, it may be problem in chest wall. But you can not take a chance. So consult your md. ...Read more
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