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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
What would cause sharp pain under my ribs when i breath standing up? Not sitting down doc just listened to lungs on wens said all good collaped lung?
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?
SHARP PAIN: You need a chest x-ray to find out the cause. It can be a lung problem since it hurts when you breath like air or collapse lung. Pls see md. ...Read more
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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