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What Could Cause One Sided Chest Pain That Is Worse With Inhalation
Costocondritis: Without having much to go on, one possibilty is costocondritis. As the word implies, this is an inflammation of the rib cartilages. With breathing and therefore movement of the chest wall, this can elicit pain. This condition is usually self-limiting and the pain symptoms are treated with nsaids (motrin, for example). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more
What can cause sudden, moderate to severe right-sided chest pain? It is worse with taking a deep breath and gets worse after pressing on my chest. It hurts along my sternum and in the middle beneath my breast. The left side does not hurt.
R/O PLEURITIS: PLEURITIS=inflammation of the lining of the lung and Pericarditis = inflammation of the lining of the heart can both cause referred shoulder pain. As well as a PE=Lung blood clot. You need a full exam lab testing CXR/EKG/Shoulder X-ray to evaluate your symptoms . Please seek prompt medical attention for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have ctd. Get sharp pinpoint chest pain on several areas on l and r side of chest every few seconds to minutes.Worse w/inhaling .Chest X-ray 1 month ago neg.Motrin resolved.Now back in more areas.?
Nausea. Forced vomiting for 2 day w/no luck. Now right chest pain when deep inhale and right side rib pain. Direct cause? Why only pain right side?
I've had severe chest pain on the left side for 2 days now. Its worse when i bend over or cough. my inhaler doesn' t help?
Have stabbing chest pain(1 side, heart is fine). Over 2 weeks now, gets better and worse but never goes away.Worse w deep breath or cough.Is this bad?
Pleuritic pain: Pain that had characteristics like those you mentionned is called pleuritic pain. The pleura is the lining if the lung. It has nerve endings that are irritated with inflammation. Typically viral respiratory infections tend to extend to it and cause that pain. You may take Ibuprofen which would usually alleviate it. It should go away on its own. ...Read more
Soreness/burning esp. with deep breath, left side ribs. Made worse by laying on side. Could it be pleuritic chest pain?
Upper chest pain left side and back. Short of breath walking and layin. Been to ER many times as well as GP. No one seems concerned what could it be?
Consultation advised: Your symptoms may be due to various causes. Apparently nothing serious was seen on your trips to the ER. For more helpful advice you may want to consider a Virtual Consultation at Health Tap. This can be done by live video or voice or by an InBox Text consultation. For your problem a live text consultation not advised. For InBox best to be available to respond to Dr's questions. Upload full Hx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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