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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'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?
Whenever i take a deep breath, i get a really sharp pain in my back between my shoulder blades. And a little pain in the center of my chest.
Turn my head l & r (normal speed) & I get a sharp pain on the r side of my chest. Pain remains w/ deep breaths. 2days now. What can cause this pain?
Chest wall: The behavior of pain appears to be related to motion, i.e., neck movement and breathing. Pleuritic pain is elicited by breathing. But your pain also comes on with turning your head right and left. Anything related to chest wall most likely leads to your symptoms. Please see a physician if this persists. ...Read more
I feel a sharp pain in my chest (xiphoid?) only when sneezing. Coughing or deep breaths cause nothing/very minor discomfort. What may be the problem?
Having sharp pain in center of chest for months. Doesn't hurt more with breath. All cardiac tests clear. My Dr is stumped. Any other possible causes?
Can a shoulder injury be causing chest pain? Left shoulder is sore and taking deep breaths cause sharp pain in upper chest. 26/F
Chronic radial artery occlusion. Have been having shortness of breath and sharp pain. In mmiddle of chest. What could be cause?
What would cause sharp pain in wrist along with shortness of breath and chest pain. Also coughing on and off. Have radial artery occlusion.
Sharp pain in middle of my chest or upper abs.Hurts to cough & sneeze. Tender to touch. Just below sternum. Causes shortness of breath & lightheaded .
See your doctor now: Go to your doctor now, if you can't get in, go to the er. ...Read more
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?
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: 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
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