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What does it mean if your upper right rib hurts when you breathe in and lean forward?

What does it mean if your upper right rib hurts when you breathe in and lean forward?

Breathing rib pain: In the absence of trauma or injury it could mean several things such as a injured lung (spontaneous pneumothorax) or irritation of the lining of the chest (pleurisy) due to infection or inflammation, or costochondritis. ...Read more

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What could it mean when I have pain in the upper right part of my chest, like right under my collar bone? It hurts when I try to breathe in.

What could it mean when I have pain in the upper right part of my chest, like right under my collar bone? It hurts when I try to breathe in.

Pain inChest: Most probabely you have costochondritis which is quite common, but without examination it is difficult to be sur. Since it hurts when you breathe, it could be pleuritic pain. You need to see your doctor have him check you and if he feels you need xray to meke the diagnosis, he will order that and find the cause. Costochondritis can be trated with anti inflammatory pain meds, but other conditions are diff. ...Read more

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I have had an aching under my ribs for two days and it hurts to breathe in, it hurts when laying down. I have gallstones, could be related?

I have had an aching under my ribs for two days and it hurts to breathe in, it hurts when laying down. I have gallstones, could be related?

Poss Gallbladder: Related if the pain is on the right side. Otherwise it is something else. A visit to your primary care can help sort this pain out. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I am wondering why it hurts behind my ribs when I breathe in?

Several reasons: Rib pain can be related to structures adjacent to ribs such as lung. Pleural lining with inflammation (pleurisy), rib fractures and strain of intercostal muscles (muscle pain), ligaments. Costochondritis (inflammation of anterior rib junction are causes. Sometimes lower rib pain can be related to organs liver, spleen and large bowelunder diaphragm., see your doctor if continues. ...Read more

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I have a pain near my ribs only on the one side I sleep on. It hurts more when I breathe in. It feels like I've knocked a wind out. Been for 2 days?

Pain in ribs: Hello~ was there any injury to the ribs? A fall? If not +shortness of breath then get an XRAY because in young females, blood clots to the lung from BCP is not uncommon and if you live in the townships, TB is always to be ruled out. So don't ignore this see a Dr to r/o pulm embolisation, infection like TB (+/- pleurisy) But it is most likely from benign costo-chondritis only diag by exclusion thx ...Read more

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I've got a fever but I don't know if it's normal. Whenever I breathe in I get a pain near my rib which makes me stop inhaling as it hurts?

I've got a fever but I don't know if it's normal. Whenever I breathe in I get a pain near my rib which makes me stop inhaling as it hurts?

Pneumonia?: This is a sight-unseen assessment of course, but a fever along with what we'd call a pleuritic-type pain along that rib could be consistent with pneumonia, a localized bacterial or viral infection of the lung. Are you short of breath? Coughing? This deserves an investigation - directed physical examination and chest X-ray to be sure. ...Read more

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I have had a cold for a few days and woke up with a pain in my back this morning. It is on my back left ribs and hurts to breathe in deeply or cough.?

I have had a cold for a few days and woke up with a pain in my back this morning. It is on my back left ribs and hurts to breathe in deeply or cough.?

Probably Pleurisy: What it is isn't as important as what is causing the symptoms. If you tolerate anti-inflammatory meds-you can try Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen type meds. If symptoms persist or worsen, see a dr. Right away. You may need a chest x-ray, ct of the lung or more exhaustive workup if symptoms persist for more than a couple of days or any new features such as fever or coughing up thick foul phlegm. ...Read more

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Left side pain in location of spleen under rib cage. Pain increases whenever I lean back or breathe in. Started 3 days ago, same pain level.

Evaluation needed: Three days of this discomfort requires an evaluation by a physician who will take a thorough history and perform a careful physical examination in order to make a diagnosis. Appropriate tests will be ordered. Possibilities include muscular discomfort, spleen or left lower lobe lung pathology, even a pinched intercostal nerve or a rib injury. ...Read more

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My lower right ribs hurt to touch or press on the area. It even kinda burns when my clothes rub on the area. It also hurts to breathe in deep.

My lower right ribs hurt to touch or press on the area. It even kinda burns when my clothes rub on the area. It also hurts to breathe in deep.

Often costochondriti: Many people get rib pain and there are many causes. An orthopedic cause is costochondritis which is inflammation of the rib cage. In the differential could be zoster which often is on the ribs or problems in the lungs. Other dermatologic causes exist including skin rashes and burns. To find out exactly what it is, you should see your doctor and get treated. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a right side ache under my rib cage that hurts when breathe in or try to stand up straight? It woke me up! Sharp pain.

How do I get rid of a right side ache under my rib cage that hurts when breathe in or try to stand up straight? It woke me up! Sharp pain.

See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under the ribs located near the right lung. It hurts more whenever I breathe in deeply. What possibly is the reason for this doctors?

Sharp pain under the ribs located near the right lung. It hurts more whenever I breathe in deeply. What possibly is the reason for this doctors?

It could be a number: Of things, such as pneumonia, pleuritis, pulmonary embolism, pneumothorax, cholecystitis, hepatitis, infection or tumor in appendix, colon, liver, or kidney, zoster, etc. As you can see, you will need a doctor to figure this one out for you. ...Read more

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My back has been hurting alot between my shoulders and if I move wrong or breathe in deep my chest hurts. What could this be?

My back has been hurting alot between my shoulders and if I move wrong or breathe in deep my chest hurts. What could this be?

Muscle spasm: Spasm in muscle groups in the neck & shoulders can give you the problems you mentioned. Try applying local heat to the area, along with over-the-counter pain medication like acetaminophen or naproxen, & see if that helps. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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My right side of my chest hurts when I breathe in, what could be wrong?

Chest pain: Severe chest pain on breathing in is usual pleural inflammation and generally will go away by itself. If it doesn't should consult your doctor to see if something else is causing it. Would usually resolve in a week or less. ...Read more

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When I breathe in the right side of my neck and chest hurt?

When I breathe in the right side of my neck and chest hurt?

Be seen: Chest pain or neck pain should always prompt you to be seen by your physician. There are many potentially serious causes that could be in play here. ...Read more

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When I breathe in half way or more my right upper chest hurts help!?

When I breathe in half way or more my right upper chest hurts help!?

Many: This could be many things, some are serious, some are not. Best to get checked out with a doc for an exam, possible chest x-ray. ...Read more

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I have alternating chest pain, sometimes on the (r) but mostly on the (l). It hurts to breathe in, to lift my arms, or to lift objects. What is this?

I have alternating chest pain, sometimes on the (r) but mostly on the (l). It hurts to breathe in, to lift my arms, or to lift objects. What is this?

Usually muscular: Pain that migrates usually is not cardiac. Pain on breathing can be from lungs or muscular, but pain on lifting mostly musculoskeletal. Looks like you had a bunch of tests so they would have seen if it's anything serious. Where is it exactly? Was it relating to weightlifting? Keep talking to your doc as we need a very thorough history to diagnose cases like this. ...Read more

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Chest and throat hurts to breathe in and out. On period. Constant pains. What could this be?

Chest and throat hurts to breathe in and out. On period. Constant pains. What could this be?

Viral infection?: Sounds like the beginnings of a viral infection - common cold. If you develop any shortness of breath or fever over 101 then you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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18y why when I breathe in it hurts on my right side of my chest?

18y why when I breathe in it hurts on my right side of my chest?

R chest pain: Pain on deep breathing on the right side of the chest could be a result of several conditions. Most common is costochondritis inflammation of the cartilage others are inflammation infection or strain ...Read more

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It's the chest wall, when I breathe in it hurts,?

It's the chest wall, when I breathe in it hurts,?

See your doctor: Have your doctor check your chest, and hear you breathe, so s/he can listen to your breath sounds, and make sure your lungs are okay. If they are, then s/he'll check your ribs, to make sure that your ribs aren't inflamed. If you notice it more upon breathing in or only when exhaling out, it's pointing to ribs or musculoskeletal issues. Get it checked out soon. ...Read more

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Why does my chest hurt sometimes when I breathe in? What can cause chest pain and is it an emergency?

Why does my chest hurt sometimes when I breathe in? What can cause chest pain and is it an emergency?

Not an emergency: Chest pain is not always an emergency. If it is happening sometimes and when breathing basically speaks against any serious problem particularly tot he heart condition. You may have rib cage issue or what we call musculoskeletal pain. If you care not coughing, does not have fever and other constitutional symptoms, you need not worry. Take some advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) and see if it responds. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! My chest hurts when I breathe in?

Could use your help docs! My chest hurts when I breathe in?

Respiratory CP: Chest pain with deep breathing is often called pleuritic pain. When the covering of the lung, the pleura, is inflamed this type of pain is produced. Similar can be associated with inflammation of the pericardium. Scarring in the pleura can also do this. Intercostal muscle inflammation can also have breathing related chest pain and a few other conditions. ...Read more

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If you can feel mucus go up and down your chest when you breathe in and out does that mean your chest is very congested?

If you can feel mucus go up and down your chest when you breathe in and out does that mean your chest is very congested?

Yes, it sounds: Like chest congestion, probably bronchitis or even pneumonia. Stop smoking, use a hot steam vaporizer, and go see a doctor if you have fever or if congestion persists more than several days. And don't forget to get flu vaccine. Good luck. ...Read more