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Doctor insights on: Upper Right Shoulder And Right Side Pain When Breathing

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What is it? I have shoulder pain (under the right shoulder) and right side pain seems to be under the ribs or at the end it happened during yawning

What is it? I have shoulder pain 
(under the right shoulder)  and right side pain seems to be under the ribs or at the end it happened during yawning

Possibility of PE-: -esp if on BC pills however Ur description is poor. More is needed such as does it hurt with deep inspiration or with shoulder use. This will help 2 C the proper physician. If this was a 1 time episode, I would not B concerned, if it continues 2 B constant, it needs evaluation. Start with Ur PCP & get referrals if needed. ...Read more

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


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Sharp pain in right shoulder, left side pain, missed period. What is happening?

Ectopic pregnancy: The shoulder pain may be from "air" or fluid under the breathing muscle(diaphragm) irritating the phrenic nerve from a ruptured ovarian cyst or ectopic pregnancy. Get a pregnancy test and examination by a gyn to sort out all the possiblities. ...Read more

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What could it be? I have pain on the back of my neck. The back of my neck hurts quite a bit. I don't feel any lumps or anything. It hurts specially on the right side, pain goes on to my right shoulder too. I'm taking Advil for the pain, it helps for a fe

Right : Right sided neck pain is probably coming from your facet joints or muscles in your neck. I would recommend rest, hot shower and gently stretching your neck and continue taking advil (ibuprofen) as directed by your primary care doctor for couple days. Stop advil (ibuprofen) if you develop any sided effects such as stomach pain, bleeding, kidney problems or allergic reactions, but not limited to these problems. If the pain does not improve over the next couple days you should see your primary care doctor. Physical therapy is the usually the initial treatment for neck pain. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pain between right shoulder and neck continuing to right rib and disconfort breathing right side of head and ear

Pain between right shoulder and neck continuing to right rib and disconfort breathing right side of head and ear

See below: Shoulder pain could be from the shoulder or referred. Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. Shoulder sources include: arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc. Shoulder blade pain can be from the neck or bursitis around the blade. Its important to establish a diagnosis. See ortho. ...Read more

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What could cause pain underneath my right shoulder, pain while breathing deeply, and yawning?

What could cause pain underneath my right shoulder, pain while breathing deeply, and yawning?

Many things: Most common cause would be a "pulled muscle", but this may be a sign of something more serious such as a pneumothorax, pleural effusion or another pleural problem. If it gets worse or does not go away in a few days by itself or with over-the-counter medicines, consult a doctor. ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain while breathing in and yawning?

"referred pain": This may be pain that is radiating from your gallbladder - called "referred pain". Pleurisy can do it too. Time to see your doctor! you need a few tests. ...Read more

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Pain underneath my right shoulder, pain while breathing deeply. Why?

Pain underneath my right shoulder, pain while breathing deeply. Why?

Referred Pain?: The same nerves that innervate the diaphragm go to the shoulder, as well. Therefore, anything that irritates the diaphragm, such as gallbladder or liver problems, can be "referred" to the shoulder. If the only symptom is shoulder pain (ie, no abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, etc), i would search elsewhere. Lung problems such as pneumonia, pleurisy can do the same, although less common. ...Read more

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Help! I got a pain in my right shoulder blade when deep breathing?! What is wrong with me?

Help! I got a pain in my right shoulder blade when deep breathing?! What is wrong with me?

Shoulder blade pain: Could be respiratory, musculoskeletal, or nerve related. If it persists see your doctor for a history, physical exam and possible diagnostic testing. ...Read more

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Last week, i often had back pains and headaches. Now, my right shoulder back and front hurts (sharp) like there is a steel inside. Hard time breathing?

Last week, i often had back pains and headaches. Now, my right shoulder back and front hurts (sharp) like there is a steel inside. Hard time breathing?

See a doctor: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What can I do for right shoulder pain while breathing in?

What can I do for right shoulder pain while breathing in?

R/O PLEURITIS : PLEURITIS=inflammation of the lining of the lung and Pericarditis = inflammation of the lining of the heart can both cause referred shoulder pain. As well as a PE=Lung blood clot. You need a full exam lab testing CXR/EKG/Shoulder X-ray to evaluate your symptoms . Please seek prompt medical attention for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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I have severe pain on my right shoulder. It hurts when breathing or moving. It is on the top of my shoulder, where it rotates. What could this be?

I have severe pain on my right shoulder. It hurts when breathing or moving. It is on the top of my shoulder, where it rotates. What could this be?

AC joint arthritis: If the pain is at the top part of shoulder, especially when you push on the one, you could have some arthritis at the small joint at the end of your collar bone (ac joint). If it is more at the ball of the shoulder then at your age, it can be a labral tear. You can also have a rotator cuff tendinitis. I wold get it checked out by an ortho specialist. ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain and pain under right rib cage. Worse when breathing, worse at night. Please help?

Right shoulder pain and pain under right rib cage. Worse when breathing, worse at night. Please help?

Varies: There are many potential causes. An irritation of a nerve in the mid back can cause pain that radiates around one side of the trunk. Gallbladder, lung, and kidney problems can also cause similar symptoms. Consider being checked. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the right shoulder, pain beneath the right ribs at the front of my body, and difficulty breathing?

Shoulder pain: Unsure of pain loco. 2 pains or one? Difficulty breathing is a reason to be examined by a doc and x-ray. Point of shoulder could be tendinitis. Medial to this is breast and lung. Occasional sharp lung pain with breathing, is from sticking of the lung lining called pleura and is transient not worth an exam unless persistent. A rarer rib problem can be seen in a plain X-ray. ...Read more

Side Pain (Definition)

Side pain = pain / discomfort of the torso ...Read more