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Sharp Pain While Breathing In Something Wrong In The Rib Cage
Most likely in chest: You may have a problem with your lungs such as pneumonia, or irritation of the coverig of the lungs which is called pleurisy. If you didnt have trauma to your rib cage, it most likely is not bone related. You should see a physician to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's the classic description of pleuritic pain... pain resulting from inflammation or irritation of the pleura (the lining surrounding the lung); the inflammation is called pleurisy. But, not all pain with inspiration is pleuritic. Pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, tracheitis, cancer...all can cause painful respiration. It's like saying "Not all hoofbeats are from ...Read more
Lots of things: Most chest pain of the sort you describe comes either from the chest wall (ribs, sternum) or the lining of the lungs (the pleura). The lungs have no pain sensory nerves, and therefore (in spite of how often we hear of it) its never accurate to state that your "lungs hurt". Sore muscles can also cause these symptoms. ...Read more
Pleuritic Chest Pain: Inflammation :of Lung and covering of Lungs called Pleura occurs mainly due to Viral infection any chest wall movement like Taking deep Breath/ Coughing/laughing can cause pain in certain part of chest. Infection: Bronchitis causing muscle pull from repeated coughing lead to localized chest pain Trauma: Fall or injury to can cause pain while pressing or coughing to a localized area ...Read more
Possibly: Have you been injured? If not, then it could be pleurisy or a pulled muscle. ...Read more
Can gall bladder issues cause a pain wrapping around mid right rib cage that comes andgoes and a occasional stab in ribs that hurts for a few breaths?
Pain from bear hug with pain when breathing anything breathing yawning an simuliar. Pain is in mid abdomen in sternum breast and armpits mostly left?
Rib injury: If the pain began after a vigorous hug your ribs or the cartilage connecting your ribs to your sternum may have been injured. This may take a couple of weeks to heal. If your breathing is getting worse or you need better pain control than over the counter medications, it would be best to be seen uh your doctor. ...Read more
Pain over stomach area/under left ribs/middle of upper abdomen when breathing in deep. Is this just muscular or something serious?
There are: A lot of structures in that area. Need more history too. Your regular doctor will be able to help guide your care. Someone guessing from so far away wastes time as you may be treating something serious, as though it was simple and the opposite. No one can tell you if this isn't serious. No one around here has that ability. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is gallbladder pain dangerous? Sharp pain when breathing in under right rib, & pain in right shoulder blade, worse when lying down.
Gall bladder pain is: usually associated with eating fatty foods. U may B having " gas pains " . If constipated,the bowls R moving stool along, and if there's a gas bubble,the peristalsis pushes the air around the hard stool. This causes increased pressure or stretching of the colon wall. The body has great pressure sensors, & this increase hurts as the air bubble is pushed by, deep breath adds 2incrs press & it's pnfl ...Read more
What can cause top left shoulder pain and left side abdominal pain under ribs that's a shooting pain in both areas when breathing in deeply?
Diaphragmatic irrit.: The shoulder pain described is a referred pain from a left diaphragmatic irritation. Therefore any thoracic or abdominal pathology that might irritate the left diaphragm will lead to such pain. I advise you get a ct of chest and abdomen and get checked by your physician. Good luck. ...Read more
Pain in left side of chest, frequent belching, sternum pain while sleeping, pain in neck and shoulder when moving head a certain way worried lung canc?
What could be causing sharp stabbing and burning pain in left rib cage just under my armpit and breast. In unbearable pain or discomfort all the time.
Sharp pain that is sudden, comes and goes, under right rib cage, and sometimes around right breast. causes trouble breathing. What can this be?
Pleurisy: You're describing pleurisy. Since you take birth control pills, an unlikely but serious cause is a blood clot in your lung. The more likely cause is viral infection or even just muscular strain. But if this is new and because of the above, you need to be checked out to be sure it's not serious. ...Read more
Sharp pain on left side just under the shoulder blade / rib cage but only while taking a deep breath ? Causing a lot of discomfort .
Costochondritis: Sounds like costochondritis, an inflammation of the tissue in the rib cage. Usually follows mild trauma , frequent cough or strenous exercise. Icing the site and OTC meds may help. But if not improved after 2-3 days, please schedule a doctors appointment for a thorough exam. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp cutting sensation pain in right chest when breathing deep. Radiates to collarbone or back shoulder blade . But originates deep in right chest .
M.D. visit: The pain that you are experiencing upon inspiration may indicate inflammation or infection of the pleura, which is the lining around the lung. In your age group, malignancy of the pleura is less common. In addition, a collapse of the lung is another possibility. Your doctor may order a chest x ray to determine the underlying cause. ...Read more
Pain in right floating ribs all the way to top of right shoulder. Cannot breathe, laugh, without feeling pain. Gets worse at night?
Sharp pain near lower left rib cage. Hurts most when taking a deep breath. Pain travels up to lower left side of my neck. What could this be?
Shooting pain coming in waves tucked under right rib cage. Rib in that area feels sore.Feeling slightly nauseous.Any ideas please.Olwyn?
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