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When I Take A Deep Breath I Have Pain In My Left Shoulder And Lung
Perhaps serious.: There are a variety of things that could cause this. If it just started happening hours or minutes ago and it is getting worse, seek immediate medical attention because it could be a heart attack or a pulmonary embolism. If it has been happening for a longer period of time, it might just be a muscle strain or broken rib. ...Read more
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
No shortness of breath. Left shoulder pain when inhale. Just got rid of majority of a chest cold, little pleghm left. Breathing good, except shoulder?
Sharp left shoulder pain. Hurts more when I take a deep breath, lie down or get up. I can move my left arm with no pain. No physical signs of trauma.
Not clear: Typically if pain is related to movement it is muscle related. You need to also consider pneumonia or in your age range to consider, though unlikely, a blood clot especially if you are on birth control. Heart disease or inflammatory diseases are something to consider although less likely. See your doctor for a full exam and history. ...Read more
Top of left shoulder and muscles that connect to clavicle hurt when I take deep breaths. Slight elbow pain as well. Lung cancer? Muscular?
Pain: Likely musculoskeletal, get an x-ray first.Get a more detailed answer ›
Taking a deep breath I get pain in my left shoulder+lung this has been happening on and off for years every few months for a couple of days at a time?
Cotochondritis: Is a benign inflammation of the costal cartilage, which is a length of cartilage which connects each rib, except the eleventh and twelfth, to the sternum. It causes pain in the chest that can be reproduced by pressing on the affected area between the ribs. This pain can be excruciating, especially after rigorous exercise. While it can be extremely painful, it is considered to be abenign ...Read more
I am having right- sided chest and shoulder pain for 36 hours. It is very painful to take a deep breath. I also have slight tingling in my right arm and hand.
See your doctor: These are important symptoms that need to be evaluated in person by your physician as soon as possible. ...Read more
For 1 hour felt ache in my left shoulder blade. Each time I took a deep breath I had pain in my left chest & breast. Non exertional/passenger in car?
Pain: Were you exerting yourself or lifting anything heavy recently or playing sports recently? Any back pain or fevers? Any recent travel outside US? Could be muscle strain or lung issue/infection: please answer these questions to help you get you better faster. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain 10 days ago; left of chest with deep breaths; sharp. Now: near my left shoulder and bottom of neck when deep breathing and complete exhaling?
Chest Pain: You may have a lung infection. Time to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
I have pain in mid back to left shoulder blade in deep breath. Also I feel breathing feel only on left chest. My left side face feels little diff?
Sharp back pain around/under left shoulder, going through my chest when taking deep breaths. Worrisome?
Possibly: The symptoms don't sound like something that is life or limb threatening. However, I am sure you are in a lot of pain. The cause may be a herniated disc, something that doctors don't often think of when evaluating someone with back and chest pain. If you do seek medical attention, ask you doctor if he/she thinks an spinal MRI would be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 x today I've had a sharp pain that radiates from my upper left shoulder and chest all the way down my left arm hurts taking a deep breath lift arm?
Pleuritis: Sharp pain in the left shoulder and chest and extending all of the way down the left arm in a 44-year-old should at least be evaluated to rule out cardiac ischemia. If you are not having any problem with your heart then likely you have a pleuritis, a costochondritis, a rotator cuff tear or a cervical radicular pain. You need to have a physician examine you and labs now--emergent call MD. ...Read more
Can a shoulder injury be causing chest pain? Left shoulder is sore and taking deep breaths cause sharp pain in upper chest. 26/F
Yes: The muscles of your shoulder attach to the chest wall. Pain is often referred there. ...Read more
Painful breathing thru back and chest near lower left shoulder blade, esp with deep breaths. Some shortness of breath coughs, tight chest. Off &on 3w?
A sharp pain for 30 secs or so, like muscle spasm, extending from left chest to left shoulder and neck. Same muscle tightness taking deep breaths 30 mins after the initial pain, should I worry?
You are young: Of course, people tend to worry about left chest pain being cardiac in origin. This would not be common at your age (but not impossible). In broad overview, sharp, short pains are less often of serious cause unless pain is quite severe and/or associated with other abnormalities. Ultimately, cannot diagnose this way; so, if concerned then have it evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
I've been waking up with upper back pain mostly between left shoulder blade and spine. Hurts when I breath and can feel it in my left lung/ chest.?
Thoracic Spine: Thoracic spine areas will allow nerves to exit out of the spine and wrap around into the chest wall and abdomen. So herniated discs there can cause pain into these areas as well. I would consider seeing a pain specialist for treatment options like epidural steroid injection or even facet joint treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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