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What happena if when I breathe I get a pain in my neck ?

What happena if when I breathe I get a pain in my neck ?

Depends: Is the 'pain' actually pain, or soreness, irritation, etc? Is it in your 'neck', or your throat? Does it happen with each breath? Normal breathing, or labored breathing? Lots more information necessary for sound answers. Go see your dentist, or ent...Also your primary care physician would all be first choices. ...Read more

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I have had neck pain for a couple of months now and occasionally I get a stabbing ache in my neck on the right hand side when I breathe in, help?

I have had neck pain for a couple of months now and occasionally I get a stabbing ache in my neck on the right hand side when I breathe in, help?

Hard to say: Severe headache and neck pain could be due to many life threatening and some minor. Without the correct history and physical it would be unwise to recommend more than seeing your doctor in person. If pain is this severe perhaps visiting the local emergency room would help. Cheers ...Read more

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Woke up with chest and neck pain..couldn't fall back to sleep..hurts terribly when I breathe deep. Never experienced any of these symptoms before. ?

Woke up with chest and neck pain..couldn't fall back to sleep..hurts terribly when I breathe deep.  Never experienced any of these symptoms before. ?

Could be: a pinched nerve. These are common especially when we sleep the wrong way. Chest pain should always be concerning and get checked out, but we see it alot with the pinched nerves which can start in the neck. When muscles / nerves are effecting in the chest cavity, often times, there is the pain during breathing. ...Read more

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Why does my back pop when i take a breath n laying down ? It does not hurt its more relieving because i get back n neck pain that comes n goes

Not Serious: The "pop" you feel is generally your joints moving over each other. Similar to cracking your knuckles, this movement can make an audible sound. As long as this is not painful it is unlikely to be of any clinical significance. ...Read more

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I've been having back pain and neck pain for the last two days. My back is sore but i get a sharp pain when i take a deep breath.

Back: Likely just muscle pain with spasm. Use Motrin and heat to area. However, if you are short of breath or dizzy you should see your doctor. Any leg pain and or swelling if so see your doctor. If you smoke and you are on birth control you are at risk for blood clots which can cause chest or upper back pain. ...Read more

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Why does my neck and shoulders hurt when i breathe?

Why does my neck and shoulders hurt when i breathe?

Accessory Muscles: The diaphragm is the muscle that is used primarily for breathing. It is attached to the lower ribs and separates the chest from the belly. Other muscles used to breathe are called accessory muscles of respiration. They are in the neck and between the ribs. Anything that irritates those muscles can cause pain with breathing. Oddly, some irritations at or below the diaphragm can radiate up. ...Read more

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What causes neck pain when taking a deep breath?

What causes neck pain when taking a deep breath?

Valsalva Maneuver: Neck pain with a deep breath or pain when you bear down like when you are having a bowel movement is called Valsalva Maneuver and may indicate the presence of stenosis in the neck, a narrowing of the spinal canal. If it persists, or if you also have pain or numbness that radiates into your arms, you may need to be evaluated by a physician and may need an MRI of your neck. ...Read more

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What to do if neck pain when taking a deep breath?

What to do if neck pain when taking a deep breath?

4 obvious choices: 1) Don't take any deep breaths; 2) do nothing and hope it gets better; 3) suffer; or 4) see a doctor about it. ...Read more