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Doctor insights on: What Causes My Chest And Back To Feel Like Someone Just Shot My Body With A Thousand Needles When I Sneeze

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When I sneeze I feel like thousands of pins and needles through out my chest and into my upper arm its not a regular thing but it is very painful when it happens

When I sneeze I feel like thousands of pins and needles through out my chest and into my upper arm its not a regular thing but it is very painful when it happens

Disc related?: Sometimes, sensory symptoms occur with sneezing when there is a herniated or slipped disc. The disc puts pressure on the nerves that serve the area where you are having symptoms. A prior neck injury might increase your risk of degenerative changes that cause nerve compression, made more pronounced with sneezing. I think it's reasonable to have this checked out by your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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I recently sneezed alot and experienced pins and needles in my neck and shoulders. Right now, the left side of my shoulder blade and lung hurts.

I recently sneezed alot and experienced pins and needles in my neck and shoulders. Right now, the left side of my shoulder blade and lung hurts.

Probable pneumonia: It is likely that you have a viral pneumonia, possibly influenza. I would suggest that you seek medical attention however, as the pins and needles sensation and lung hurting description could represent a cardiac problem ...Read more

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What happens if I sneeze and it feels like I have needles in my chest?

What happens if I sneeze and it feels like I have needles in my chest?

Costochondritis: You have inflammation in the chest that hurts to sneeze or cough or breathe. As long as it is not a squeezing type of pain or associated with exertion you should be ok. Try some Motrin 600 or 800 mg three times a day and it should feel better in a few days. If you haven't had a complete physical at you age you should have one. Feel better! ...Read more

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I get pins and needles in my chest whenever I sneeze. They radiate across my shoulders, neck, face and lips and can last up to 5 minutes at a time.

I get pins and needles in my chest whenever I sneeze. They radiate across my shoulders, neck, face and lips and can last up to 5 minutes at a time.

Neck pain?: Do you suffer from any neck pain? If so get it evaluated, you may have disc disease or arthritis in your neck impinging on a nerve that can result in those sensations. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chest and back pain when sneezing?

What are the causes of chest and back pain when sneezing?

Depends on your age: Generally at young age you are not expected to have any pain. As you get older and tissues are not as strong will cause pain, sneezing, such as cough the produces a lot of force within the chest cavity, and within the spine. This produces stress on the ribs or back and causes pain, with osteoporosis. However the most common cause of back pain is bulging disc which is pushed out more. ...Read more

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What causes sudden chest and back pain when sneezing?

What causes sudden chest and back pain when sneezing?

Inflammation: A lot of the time there is inflammation of the chest wall and this may be termed costochondritis. Once your symptoms improve the pain should go away. You may take some over the counter Motrin for relief. ...Read more

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What could cause the left side of my chest straight through to my back hurt? It hurts when I breathe, cough, sneeze.... it's just painful

What could cause the left side of my chest straight through to my back hurt? It hurts when I breathe, cough, sneeze.... it's just painful

Several Things: Left-sided chest pain that radiates through to your back includes, from less to more concerning, gas and indigestion, musculoskeletal strain or inflammation, pneumonia, collapsed lung, pancreatitis, heart attack and aortic dissection. In the setting of recent trauma, splenic rupture would be considered also. Depending on your age and risk factors, any of these become more or less likely. ...Read more

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Is it common to have body aches after sneezing? I experience a burning and tingling sensation in my chest and back after sneezing, and arm pain.

Muscle pulling or mr: This could be muscle pulling. And exercise program at strengthen his muscles would be something that might help you. Another possibility is some type of nerve pinch. However it seems to be into many places. I would see your physician and discuss these options and see if you can place yourself in the therapeutic exercise approach to help modify this discomfort ...Read more

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Is it common to have body aches after sneezing? I experience a burning and tingling sensation in my chest and back after sneezing, and arm pain.

See a doctor ASAP: This suggests that you are having neurological symptoms as a result of pressure in your head/brain or your cervical spine and you need urgent detailed evaluation. See a neurologist STAT. Go to an ER if necessary. Hope this works out well. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on L follows ribs from back/front. Any Mvmnt, cough, sneeze, breathing causes stabbing pain. Been 3 wks getting worse. No fever, just pain!

Sharp pain on L follows ribs from back/front. Any Mvmnt, cough, sneeze, breathing causes stabbing pain. Been 3 wks getting worse. No fever, just pain!

That's too long: To be in pain. Time to get a check up and see what's going on, and have an abdominal exam done by your doctor. Your history of fibromyalgia and scleroderma may make you more sensitive to the painful stimuli. So it's important to have it checked out. ...Read more

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I sneezed really hard, then felt a sharp radiating pain across my upper chest and shoulders. Pain went away in like 20 seconds. What caused that pain?

Muscle pain: When you sneeze really hard you you use upper body muscles and some times you can strain your muscles and that might have caused pain in chest and shoulders. You don't need to do anything unless pain returns. ...Read more

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Work in very dusty conditions. Sneezing alot. Lately when I sneeze my chest on left side get a quick sharp pain. What could of cause this.

Work in very dusty conditions. Sneezing alot. Lately when I sneeze my chest on left side get a quick sharp pain. What could of cause this.

Pulled muscles: Between the ribs from sneezing. Don't worry it is not serious. Try aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen and see if the inflammation gets better and it doesn't hurt so much. ...Read more

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Compressed a sneeze now have chest and back pain why?

Compressed a sneeze now have chest and back pain why?

Could be a muscular: The sneeze movement and pressure, while trying to hold it in could have caused a mild muscle strain that could then lead to spasm. Light massage and time should help. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my chest when I cough or sneeze. What causes this?

I have a sharp pain in my chest when I cough or sneeze. What causes this?

Possibilities...: This pain is likely musculoskeletal if it is not present all the time. Possible causes include strained muscle, cartilage inflammation or a fractured rib, especially if you have been coughing for a while. Once the cough resolves, this pain will improve over time. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing very sharp chest, shoulder, and back pain whenever I sneeze or cough?

What could be causing very sharp chest, shoulder, and back pain whenever I sneeze or cough?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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