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What Can Cause A Sharp Pain In My Rib Area Whenever I Breath
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause a sharp pain in the back of ribs when breath deeply or straighten back or lay on it? No shortness of breath but fair amount of pain
Maybe pleurisy: What you describe sounds like it could be pleurisy which has many causes, some of which can be serious. There are other possibilities including a problem with the rib itself. These all warrant a visit with a local doctor to examine you and potentially do some further testing. ...Read more
I've been getting a sharp pain under my left breast which causes me not to breath properly due to the sharpness feeling like its moving across my ribs?
I have a sharp pain in back right behind my rib cage shoulder blade area, doesn't hurt to breath but hurts to cough or move in certain directions?
Need more info: I will need more info re this pain. How long present? Did you injure yourself in any way, lifting, stumbling, carry a heavy weight, etc?? You may have partially moved a rib out of place, but that is only one possibility. Does the pain respond to ice application? Heat? If it persists, should be checked by physician. ...Read more
Sometimes when i take a deep breath ill get a sharp pain in my rib cage it's hurts really bad almost were i don't wanna take any more deep breaths?
I have pain on the left side under the rib cage mid torso where the rib curves, when i exercise and breath its like a sharp pain what is causing this?
Needs to be checked: The chest pain on left side the type you describe at your age is usually caused by inflammation in your ribs and joints of the chest wall .especially when you move the ribs on exercising and breathing.But it can also be caused by Heart problem like Angina or MI.Especially in Diabetics even at age of 23 . I suggest you get yourself checked by your Doctor asap or go to ER and get checked . ...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
It happens like 3 times a year, i get this sharp pain under my rib on my right side, i can't breath in or out as much cuss it hurts and lasts 3 minutes?
Sharp pain in my lower left side when i breath in. Below the lower tip of my left rib. Just randomly started out of nowhere. Hurts morewhenibreathdeep?
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