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Why Do I Get Sharp Pains In My Chest When I Sneeze
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?
No: Please get a medical examination and do not seek a diagnosis online. ...Read more
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?
Sinusitis/pneumonia?: You need to see a doctor to evaluate the problem and treat the infection ...Read more
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?
Both: I would recommend both, that you have a chest radiograph and that you see your physician. ...Read more
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 more
I suffer with musculoskeletal chest pain is it normal for it to hurt in my chest when I sneeze or cough?
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
Sever dry cough with chest pain I suffer from sever cough and sneezing with chest pain, it started with nasal drops 5 days ago.
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
When I poke a finger on my upper body anywhere between chest and abdomen it hurts. Also, I usually have chest pain while sneezing. I am 24+. what is it?
Intercostal muscle.: Sounds like either intercostal muscle strain (strain of muscles b/w the ribs) or costochondritis (CC), inflammation of the cartilage where the ribs connect with the sternum. When u sneeze, the muscles between the ribs contract to help force air out; if strained, then sneezing makes the muscles sore. Pressing on the muscles has the same effect. Alternately, CC is rare but gives tenderness to touch. ...Read more
Should I be concerned about my dry mouth lasting more than 2 days and frequent coughing sneezing and chest pain?
Cold medicine: With the symptoms you are relating, it is likely you are taking a otc remedy for decongestant etc. These are well known to dry out the oral environment. Hydrate well, and if it continues beyond the time of taking meds, see your md. ...Read more
I am 25 male. I have pain in my lower right chest pain while I sneeze, its a kind of bone pain? I had viral fever. Last week?
"Pleurisy"?: If getting over a respiratory infection, it may be pain from inflammation/irritation of the lining of the lungs--the pleura. This can cause sharp pains w/movements, cough, etc. Should resolve in 3-5 days if correct, and advil or aleve (naproxen) should help w/the pain in meantime. If any new symptoms, go to urgent care for chest xray & exam. ...Read more
Chest pain in stermun. Hurts when sneeze and cough. The worse pain is when I wake up whole chest and collar bone hurts. Xray was clear?
Chest X-ray was clear lungs & heart r fine. Yet I'm still having chest pain when sneezing or laying down why is this?
Several reasons: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Cough, sneezing, chest pain, nauseated, headache, dizziness, 96 temp, 77 heartrate, extremely tired, cold sweats waking up. All for more than a week.
Viral illness?: Sounds like it could be a viral illness. If you're concerned, see your primary care provider soon for a more complete evaluation. Use your best judgment as to whether or not you can wait until next week. Viral illnesses tend to run their course in 7-14 days. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Heart flutter right after sneezing and then chest pain. I also have irregular heart beat and rapid heart beat followed by passing out time to time?
Severe chest pain for over 6mo. Every time I sneeze my chest feels like it's about to burst. Bend over, inhale, cough hurts as well. Bruises afterward?
Chest wall problem: Hi. There is not enough information here to really guess at a cause. I wish we knew your age; that helps make some more or less likely. Your symptoms sound like some issue with the chest wall, which could include trauma, broken rib, costochondritis, pleuritis, etc, etc. It's been going on for 6 months...probably time to go see your doctor. ...Read more
Chest pain near my heart about 3 weeks after having my appendix burst and removed. It hurts to lay down breathe deep cough sneeze burp?
Chest pain when coughing, laughing, deep breath. Whole breast area, including sides. Been sneezing like crazy for 3 days. Pulled muscles?
Dull chest pain, stiff achy muscles in arms & shoulders, headaches, lethargic, & sneezing. Flu? Or Cold? Got flu shot & flu going around @ workplace
Severe chest pain when taking a deep breath. Shortness if breath. My pulse is 81.Hurts to cough, sneeze, hiccup, laugh. Had a pneumothorax 30 months ago.
ER: Go to emergency room. Pneumothorax may recur. ...Read more
Constant chest pain, nausea, cough with yellow mucus, sneezing, temp went from 96.7 to 95.9 in an hour and I keep sweating. Er or wait for doc on Mon?
Don, t wait for Doc: Go to ER now Let them asses you ...Read more
Stuffy nose/also runny nose&clear mucus/sneezing with chest pain, also stimulated by dust, perfume, air changing/headache, tired Chronic, very long time??
Allergies: You could have allergies since long time - and a nasal steroid might be helpful. ...Read more
Out in cold most of night and day and been sneezing and coughing with a little chest pain, sore throat, headache, nausea. Cold or bronchitis?
UpperRespiratoryInfx: Sounds like you're describing an upper respiratory infection, which are mainly caused by viruses, which don't respond to antibiotics, whether you call it a cold or bronchitis. Technically speaking, chronic bronchitis (http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/bronchitis/basics/definition/con-20014956) is diagnosed after productive cough for 3mo in each of last 2yrs. See Family Doc if persists ...Read more
What respiratory conditions will affect PULMONARY HYPERTENSION? I suffer chronic sinusitis with runny nose and sneezing with chest pain, very long time
Pulmonary HTN (PH): Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) IS a diagnosis, which describes the symptoms associated with high arterial pressure in the lungs. PAH is made worse by not wearing oxygen. There are many causes of PAH, including COPD or other chronic lung disease, multiple pulmonary embolisms (blood clots), recurrent pneumonia. Often it happens on its own - that's called primary PH or PPH. Treatment possible. ...Read more
102.3 fever, chest pain especially when coughing and breathing, stuffy nose and runny too, sneezing, headache, dizziness, nausea, fatigue. Bronchitis?
Chest pain, fever: Too much to address in just 400 spaces. And with with a name like Cassandra you really should be seen, preferably in person, or maybe by a virtual visit? Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of. ..? ...Read more
Have sore throat and I keep sneezing and started my period but it's brown and a little chest pain and feel I like vomiting should I be worried?
Dry cough, chest pain with deep breath or cough, dizziness, sneezing, fatigue, nausea, headache, back pain, nasal congestion. ER or wait til Monday?
See details: It is a viral infection, possibly the flu. Stay out of the ER. ...Read more
How can you tell if Have a sinus infection. Do you have greenish mucus and sore throat? Could be reg cold? No fever cough sneeze slight chest pain
Swam yesterday. Now I have very sore throat & upper chest pain. Coughing. Earache. No sneezing/runny nose. Sinus sufferer. Any at home remedy?
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