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Why Do I Get Sharp Pains In My Chest When I Sneeze
Vague: Hard to answer your question without a thorough history, exam and probably some testing. Could be some sort of neurological issue, so i would first see a dr., whom may refer you to either an orthopedic surgeon or a neurologist, or both, for evaluation. It could be a pinch nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pleurisy: Sharp pain in your chest which is made worse with inspiration is usually inflammatory or musculoskeletal in origin. ...Read more
Rib dislocation: Could be a rib dislocation or possibly costochondritis (inflammation of where the ribs and cartilage meet). I would recommend seeing a osteopathic physician to see if they can correct the rib issue. Many times they can place the rib back in proper alignment. Make sure you see a do that does manipulation as their main practice, they are the best. ...Read more
Pleurisy???: This could be related to inflammation of the pleura, which is the lining of the lung. It can result is pleuritic chest pain, which is pain when you take a deep breath, cough, etc. There are many causes of this so if it is not resolving, see your doctor so the etiology can be diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
See your doctor: These are significant symptoms that need to be evaluated in person by your doctor. ...Read more
Back pain: Rest. When you take a breath it increases your pressure inside your abdomen and can cause your back to hurt. Likely you irritated it during some activity. Your are of an age though that a bulging disc is common and this could be a contributing factor. I would anticipate that this will resolve in a day or so. If not get checked. ...Read more
Different causes: Sharp chest pains can be caused by musculoskeletal scenarios, Reflux disease, gastritis, even gall stones can give it. In addition depending on when, how, duration of chest pain is relevant also. Important things would be to have a thorough history and physical exam to make sure this is not something to worry like CAD, Aneurysms, for example ...Read more
More details: Please provide more details, exact locations, quality, and associated factors. ...Read more
Likely muscle pains: this is likely pains in intercostal muscles, as they would be painful with breathing. Spine problem could be another reason. Pleura also may cause these pains, but less likely on both sides of the chest. I recommend seeing a healthcare professional if pain continue ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Most knee complaints are due to a mechanical issue, particularly if there is no history of injury. These type of injuries can be successfully rehabilitated. If there is a history of injury, then there may be some structural damage to the internal structures of the knee such as a ligament or meniscus. Either way, you should get evaluated by a sports medicine specialist or an orthopedist. ...Read more
Whenever i breathe deeply i get a sharp pain in my upper back shoulder and chest area what can I do ?
Pressure: It is likely a pressure change from the thoracic to abdominal cavity and likely the esophagus might have a slight movement through the diaphragm. This is all speculation. ...Read more
Many causes: Cause depends on location and type of pain. The causes of right sided abdominal pain are many. In upper abdomen, gall bladder, liver, stomach, small bowel, large bowel, and kidney can all contribute. Appendix symptoms are usually in the right lower quadrant of abdomen. The large bowel extends from right to left side and cause left sided pain. Kidney and pancreas may also be left sided. See doctor. ...Read more
What can I do if my chest hurts when i cough or sneeze. My chest hurts from when i fell. Whats wrong?
Injury: You have a contusion of your ribs, intercostal muscles, intercostal nerves, and/or costochondral joints. Depending on the severity of your fall, you may even have broken a rib. In the worse case, you've punctured a lung. If you're short of breath, go right to an er! ...Read more
Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Must check the heart: Any adult 40 years or older, shoveling snow and getting chest pain with or without left arm symptoms, has to go to his doctor or the E.R. to be checked right away for a heart attack. That means not waiting at home to see if it turns into a bad heart attack. As the saying goes, "better safe than sorry." Winter snow is a pretty sight, but can be frightfully unkind to those with a heart condition. ...Read more
Whenever i sneeze, cough or move my left arm i get a chest pain at the upper left side, what could it be? Is it cardio related?
I've been experiencing some cold-like symtoms. Everytime I sneeze I feel painful sharp electric chest pain around my collarbone and arm. Can u help?
I sneezed & got this sharp chest pain that got worse with movement but if i stayed still it wouldn't hurt only lasted 15min wen to ER EKG normal?
Pulled muscle: Sounds like you pulled a muscle in your rib cage sneezing. I'm almost surprised they even did an ekg. It hurts when you move because you are contracting that muscle. ...Read more
Cough with yellow mucus, chest pain sharp and hurts when I breathe deep, steam helps, sneezing also yellow mucus, major headache also. Any ideas?
We assume my partner has cracked a rib as he feels a popping when he breathes in and out and has chest pain after some heavy lifting and a violent sneeze, his back is also aching is this normal? Shall we get an X-ray done? Or see our gp?
I have been stuffy, sneezing, coughing, watery eyes runny nose and sore thrat all day. I have taken nyquil. Now I am having sharp chest pain. Why?
Couple possibilities: Sharp chest pain can be a symptom of asthma especially since the other symptoms of runny nose and watery eyes suggest allergies. Asthma and allergies frequently co-occur. Chest pain could be from strained muscles in the chest wall from severe coughing. Less likely possibilities include pneumonia or an air leak from the lungs called pneumothorax or pneumomediastinum. A chest x-ray would help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I suffer with musculoskeletal chest pain is it normal for it to hurt in my chest when I sneeze or cough?
Yes: If the pain is brief, only associated with sneezing and no other symptoms are present then i wouldn't categorize this as abnormal, especially if you're sneezing because of an upper respiratory infection that is also causing some inflammation and congestion in the chest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Requires examination: possible viral/bacterial infection. PLease get examined at a medical clinic. Cannot be diagnosed online. ...Read more
I have chest pain only w/ certain movements/positions/sneezes. When i have pain, I press on the area and it cracks and relieves the pain.
Upper left chest pain and shoulder pain what could be causing it it hurts severely to cough or sneeze?
see below: You describe pleurisy or pericarditis. Sometimes intercostal muscular pain can mimic this. If the pain is worse lying down, improved sitting up/forward, it suggest pericarditis. If you have fever/cough, shortness of breath, it suggests pneumonia with pleural involvement. Were your chest xray and ct done recently/for this illness? A cxr, CBC and echo are usual parts of the evaluation. ...Read more
Same problem i have face when i sneeze or take deep breath i have very heavy chest pain and also have pain in my shoulders sometime?
Internist: XRAYS: The problem U R having not entirely clear. Pain in Chest & shoulders when sneezing & also with deep breath. Have U ever been in accident, like car accident? Could U have spine problems resulting from such an event? You need physical exam & have XRAYS if Internist feels they R warranted. ...Read more
What could be causing post chest pain on left with coughing sneezing deep breath? Have had cough cold- 4wks no fever no purling drainage thbetter ws
Pleurisy: You have classic pleurisy symptoms. This is an infection which can be due to virus, bacteria or mycoplasma. If you've been coughing a lot, you could have a muscular component as well now. If your chest x-ray is clear, you will get better gradually. Take Ibuprofen or Naproxen and be patient. If you haven't had a chest xray, consult your doctor to see if it's necessary after you're examined. ...Read more
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