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Why Do I Have A Pain In My Chest When I Sneeze
I suffer with musculoskeletal chest pain is it normal for it to hurt in my chest when I sneeze or cough?
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
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.
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?
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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