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Upper Left Back Pain When Breathing
Sharp upper back pain on the left side when breathing deeply started after cycling It took more than 15 minutes until the pain disappeared...?
Upper back pain: The pain that you describe is typical of an inflamed rib head as it inserts into the spine. Anti-inflammatory medications, stretching and massage can help. Apply ice at night and moist warm heat in the morning. Chiropractors are helpful with this problem. Injection of the rib head with a cortisone shot is another treatment option. If the pain persists then a thoracic MRI scan is warranted. ...Read more
Option: Chest Xray : This usually shows may be you have some problems in the lungs due to possible viral or bacterial infection. May be you want to check with chest xray. ...Read more
Nasal congestion, sneezing and runny nose, with upper back pain when breathing in deeply, with headache in front of head, is this cold related?
Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu it is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. If there is no improvement or sore throat is severe or lasts longer than another week, or you are getting joint pain see your pcp for evaluation. Hope it helps. ...Read more
Hi I have to put extra effort into breathing and I've had shoulder and upper back pain I'm really worried I'm only 15 can you tell me what it might be?
I have had sharp shooting chest pains both side accompanied by upper back pain between shoulder blades. Sometimes worse by breathing why is this?
Upper back pain and breathing problems. Are they related? My upper back has been in pain for over 6 months and i've noticed my breathing getting worse
I'm 18 years old today i woke up with this upper back pain. Thinking it's my lungs. I've had slot of mucus the few months. I can feel it breathing?
Heart or Lung?: While chest pain is often associated with heart problems, pain in the chest could be caused by musculoskeletal problems, lung conditions, or traumatic rib injuries. The location, nature, or the intensity of pain could provide valuable information that may assist the doctors to zero in on the underlying cause.Chest xray and sputum (mucus) test may be needed since you have been suffering since mths. ...Read more
Can forward head posture and rounded shoulders restrict your breathing? When taking a deep breath I have upper back pain and my accessory's are sore.
Contributing: Probably can cause some restrictive lung problems eventually but your problem is probably due to your underlying lung disease primarily. Your posture can also eventually lead to circulatory problems and neuro symptoms in your arms (thoracic outlet syndrome). I suspect that your underlying lung problems are severe. I wonder about a alpha-1=antitrypsin deficiency leading to severe emphysema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Four weeks of nagging cough, headaches, upper back pain, chest tightness and difficulty when breathing. What is it?
Upper back pain between shoulder blade and spine, hurts when breathing in deeply. Slight mucus producing cough, what could it be?
Pleurisy: Sometimes if there's inflammation in the lungs due to infection il it might involve the outer lining of the lung which is called the pleura. If The pleura becomes irritated then you could have "pleurisy" which can cause pain in the chest when you take a deep breath. If you have a fever and the symptoms persist you should have this checked out by your physician ...Read more
I have rapid breathing with wezzing and upper back pain ..i have had pneumonia before could it be that again or a chest infection?
Get checked.: Pneumonia is a chest infection. Other serious problems can cause chest pain and wheezing with trouble breathing, including a blood clot in your lungs. Get seen TODAY and get treated. If you are having a lot of trouble breathing or your pain is severe, get checked NOW, and call for an ambulance, if you cannot get a ride to a nearby emergency department. ...Read more
Had green mucus, took zapak, no mucus, now upper back pain with breathing; albuterol nebulizer & advair not helping also on pred. Should i go to er?
Call doctor: I do not see a life threatening reason here. But if you are no better in the morning calling your doctor sounds prudent. ...Read more
Sounds like he's : Coughing hard & has pleuritic chest pain; irritation of the lining around the lungs. Is he up-to-date on his immunizations? There have been some whooping cough (pertussis) outbreaks & older kids don't necessarily " whoop." he needs to see his pediatrician, who'll probably get a chesr xray & labs. Sadly, you shouldn't give him anything to suppress the cough unless his doctor gives the okay. ...Read more
Spine nerve irritate: Over the counter anti inflammatory medications may help following the instructions carefully. You can be having muscle spasms due to spinal nerve root irritation. If you have superficial muscle spasms, you can be helped usually by massage or hot packs. Massage that is helpful is usually enjoyable. If the massage causes you pain and is unpleasant, the massage is teasing the deep muscle spasms t. ...Read more
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