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What Causes Pain Behind Sternum After A Backwards Fall
After reaching to grab something, felt a sharp pain in chest. The pain is on left side, 3rd rib. Sticks out & feel some swelling. What could this be?
Fell in this \__\o position swinging from pull up, hurt the back, felt pain after 5days, running cause instant front and back pain, is it bone fracture?
It could be so if : The pain is not tolerable or progressing , see your physician to get evaluated. ...Read more
See details: There are several possible causes. The best approach is to have the knee reevaluated from the orthopedist who did the surgery. ...Read more
I've been having a weird pain in my knees when rising from a deep squat. Is there an easy way to distinguish knee pain from referred hip pain?
Knee vs. hip: Hip pain is felt in the groin and buttock, and then deep in the thigh down to the knee. Getting up from a chair will cause hip pain due to increased pressure in the joint. Sitting with the knees bent for a long time (ie movie theater), knee motion, and squatting aggravates knee probs. If knees hurt but hips don't, probably knees. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is something that pops in and out in my neck when turning/bending head to left after suffering a neck injury. Possibilities?
Pubic bone shifted to the left after fall. Could this cause my left leg to lose range of motion & make my leg pop after standing form sitted position?
Snapping hip: Snapping hip can be due to tendons in front, or along the side of the hip. Without an ortho evaluation it is difficult to tell. Typically painless snapping is not a problem and stretching the muscles around the hip can help with most snapping. ...Read more
Part of my thoracic spine hurts when touched and worse when laying down for 1 week. Muscles in back hurt too. No injury or fever. Possible causes?
Needs to be checked: Upper back pain could be due to problems with your back muscles or spinal structures. if it is muscular, it will likely settle down with rest and some Tylenol (acetaminophen) type of pain medication. If it is something more serious, it will likely get worse over the next 2-3 weeks in which case you should get a medical check up . It is unlikely to be anything serious at your age, yet it is hard to predict. ...Read more
Sharp pain in front of elbow. Area is about 3 inches long. Only grabbing obj and/or lifting cause the pain. Been happening several weeks. Cause?
45 yr old f, sharp persistent pain under right shoulder blade, radiates to front of body, feels "tight" and shifting causes the pain, +4 days? What might be the cause, how serious?
Needs evaluation: Pain in the chest can be musculoskeletal like a pulled muscle or a cracked rib but can also be from inflammation of the pleura (the covering of the lung) or even a problem in the lung like a pulmonary embolus. This could be serious but may not be. You should have a medical evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause heart pain and a slight cramping pain where my neck meets my shoulder after sex at age 27?
Neck position: It sound like this is a problem with position of the neck during intercourse.Next time concentrate in keeping the neck in a natural position and avoid extreme unnatural positions. ...Read more
Outer elbow leading to forearm has a sharp pain when extending from 90 degree position on push-ups. What could be causing this?
What causes sharp rib pain on the sides/under shoulder of the middle of the back? When I sit straight up & take a deep breath, it feels like a knife
Likely muscular: But watch if not resolved within days get medical evaluation ...Read more
21 weeks pregnant. Pain in temple when bending down or coughing. No head injury. Possible causes?
Sinus congestion: When discomfort in the head or temple area as you describe occurs upon postural changes then, the most likely explanation is that of increased pressure in the head causing expansion of fluid which may be in your sinuses. You didn't mention headaches or visual issues so i don't think it's anything more serious. Be on the watch for other symptoms to report though to your doctor. All the best. ...Read more
Stabbing pain to the bottom left of my knee cap. It's most intense when bending it or going up stairs. Helps when there's pressure on it. Any thoughts?
Knee Pain: Pain in front of the knee is very common and is called Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome. Many times this can be treated conservatively with therapy, NSAIDS, and a cortisone injection. See an Orthopaedic surgeon for X-rays and an examination to make sure this is the correct diagnosis. Take care. Hope this helps. Joe Wilson. ...Read more
What are the possible reason for a mid back muscle pain at left side?not the backbone. it hurts when sitting on a chair and hand lifting.
Varies: There are a number of potential causes of back pain on one side rather than in the midline, these can include a facet joint, sacroiliac joint, or disc herniation problem; or potentially a back problem that has caused a unilateral spasm. Don't hesitate to be seen. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. ...Read more
After falling on the steps, upper back is stinging pain when i pull elbows back and squeeze shoulder blades togather. Is this normal?
No: It's possible you strained your upper back muscles. Sometimes falls will irritate a joint or disc in the neck/back. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more
Is it normal for a laceration on back of head from car accident to still cause pain 5 years later? Pin point sharp shooting pain and scalp sensitivity
Clicks and crackles when I pull my shoulder back. What's in between the top of scapula and rib cage? What could cause this?
Costochondritis: Costochondritis is inflammation of the junctions where the upper ribs join with the cartilage that holds them to the sternum.Causes localized chest wall pain and tenderness associated with crackles and clicks you are describing. Similar symptoms occur where the the top of the scapula, (the acromium), and the clavicle connect. ...Read more
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