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Stabbing Pain In Lower Right Abdominal Area With Deep Breath
I am 16, very active in sports, I have asthma, sudden stabbing pain in lower right chest. Hurts to take a deep breath, cough, or move.
Did you have any: Recent falls or tumbles? Or any upper respiratory cold? Sometimes a rib strain can cause our chest to hurt upon expiration or inspiration (breathing!) So, this could be the problem unless it's deeper involving an organ, like the liver or lower lungs. Have your doctor check it out. S/he can do a physical exam to pinpoint exactly what's going on, and help you! ...Read more
I have a hiatas hernia which has been treated with medication for the last 6-weeks. I developed a pain on my left side upper back area - when I am lying down, I struggle to take deep breaths as the pain is like a stabbing pain. Is this from the herni?
I have a sharp stabbing pain under my left breast. Just showed up random 3 hrs ago. Hurts to take deep breaths. What could it be? No trama to area
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If this is a new, sudden pain, as you descibe, it could be spasm of the anterior chest muscles or intercostal (rib) muscles. Heat, stretching, and anti-inflammatory meds will help.
If the pain radiates to the back, consider intercostal neuralgia (irritation of the nerve for each rib). The rib can also be restricted on breathing in and out (inhalation or exhalation), which would cause pain -. ...Read more
Why do I feel a sudden stabbing pain at the left upper back at rest and pain worst when taking deep breath.?
Pain: Probably muscular. Please see your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Stabbing Pain in upper ribs left side not constant but keeps returning and hurt to take deep breaths, what could this indicate?
Rib dysfunction?: Sounds like the common presentation for a rib dysfunction, ie the rib gets 'knocked out of whack'. This problem often presents with pain (often sharp or severely achy & worse with deep inhalation or exhalation.) it's easily treatable by osteopathic manipulation, if it is the cause. A proper history & osteopathic hands-on exam might be able to determine the exact cause. Manipulation may fix it. ...Read more
I have this Sharp stabbing pain in my shoulder blade every time I move or take a deep breath it hurts. What could this be? Should I be worried?
Had an appendectomy 3 months ago. Just recently started having server sharp stabbing pain in the lower right abdomen area. What could it be?
Every time I take a breath in my lower right side right under my ribs gets a sharp stabbing pain do you have any ideas on what could be wrong?
Pleurisy: Is when the pleura--tissue that lines the inside of the chest cavity and that surrounds the lung--becomes inflamed. Sharp chest pain that worsens with breathing is its hallmark. Most common causes include pulmonary infection (viral, bacterial, fungal), autoimmune disorder (i.e. rheumatoid arthritis), rib fracture, cancer. It will often resolve on own in a few days; but see your Doc if it doesn't:) ...Read more
? Pleuritic: Inflammation of the lining of the lungs and chest cavity, known as pleuritis or pleurisy, can cause "pleuritic" chest pain. Pleuritis should be suspected if the pain or burning gets worse when you take deep breaths. There may be several causes of pleuritis, such as infection, inflammation, reactive airway disease, etc. Take an NSAID and call the Dr. For an evlautaion of your chest/lung discomfort ...Read more
I occasionally have a sharp stabbing pain behind my left breast and feel it in the front and back. I have to take shallow breaths until it passes. If I try to take a deep breath the pain is excruciating. It passes after a few shallow breaths. It can happe
Need full history and exam and testing to determine cause
too nonspecific to suggest cause but sounds more pulmonary, pleuritic but there are significant causes in the list! ...Read more
I am currently experiencing a stabbing pain in my lower abdomen pubic area and I am on my menstrel cycle could this be gas? I've never experience this
Yes but need a good: ...physical exam please--something we can't provide you through this vehicle. What you describe is nonspecific for any one particular disease or organ system and pain as described should not be ignored. ...Read more
I've been getting sharp stabbing pain lower abdomen, feel the need to pass gas but can't, burning feeling around the chest area also?
Need to see MD: Regardless of your age these symptoms are always of concern and you should see your physician or if severe and acute go to an er. At 26 years of age the probability of something serious is low but not unhead of. Again these symptoms cannot be written off as not serious until after your physician does a thorough exam. ...Read more
I have like a stabbing pain above my right breast close to the center of my chest and it feels worse every time I lift my arms or take a deep breath?
Pain in lower right abdomen for 2 days. On the third day I had mild stabbing pain in upper abdomen. What should I do?
Fibromyalgia: Teenagers w. chronic "stabbing" abdominal pain & chronic pain low back, torso, hips & shoulders have pain generation from multiple tissues & organs. Systemic autoimmune disorders are consideration as is fibromyalgia, which is highly associated w. irritable bowel syndrome. Rheumatologists discern fibromyalgia. Osteopaths skilled at diagnosing soft tissue, muscle/tendon/ligament, pain generators. ...Read more
Stabbing pain in lower left abdomen while walking; not while sitting or laying down. Sometimes radiates to lower back. Bowel movements normal.?
LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more
Took 12 yr old son to ER for stabbing pain in lower left abdomen. Found his WBC 19, 000, pelvic fluid and gastritis. Why pelvic fluid? Doc didn't know.
Watch him closely...: Pelvic fluid can be seen in association with many diseases. Some of those include problems with the liver, kidneys, heart, appendicitis, or bowel obstruction. The high white count (19, 000) is most commonly seen as a response to infection. Do not hesitate to return to the er if your son does not improve because appendicitis or other serious infections may sometimes not show up in initial tests. ...Read more
What could a pain in my lower left abdomen be it comes and goes stabbing pain but not painful enough to not walk or anything pain is minable?
Inguinal hernia: Most likely source at your age would be inguinal hernia or left testicle. Less likely would be diverticulitis or colon cancer. Inflammatory bowel disease less likely without other symptoms. All these should be considered. Have your doctor examine you and have appropriate testing asap. ...Read more
For the last week I've had sharp pain in my lower right abdomen but it always goes away. Tonight I was laying and the stabbing pain happened again, and it was definitely worse whenever I exhaled. The pain went away but I'm still having discomfort?
I've had inconsistent pain in my lower right abdomen for over a week. I was wondering if I should be worried. It's a sharp stabbing pain.
Get checked: It may be something dangerous you should see a doctor ...Read more
I awoke to a stabbing pain in my lower right abdomen and it hurt more when I tried to stand. After I went potty, pain stopped. What could it be?
Abdominal pain: An acute transient lower abdominal pain could be due to a number of factors--constipation, gas, muscle strain, kidney stone, etc. If, in your case, it was relieved after having a bowel movement, it suggests a problem like constipation or irritable bowel syndrome. If relieved after peeing, it suggest either an early bladder infection or a kidney stone. This is not the kind of pain with appendicitis. ...Read more
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