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Doctor insights on: Why Does My Chest Get Sore After A Workout

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Why don't I feel chest soreness after workout for pecs?

Why don't I feel chest soreness after workout for pecs?

Muscular pain: Muscle soreness can occur with exercise. If it is consistent, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm feeling soreness in the chest the next day after an intense chest workout. Is that normal?

I'm feeling soreness in the chest the next day after an intense chest workout. Is that normal?

Delayed muscle sore: Generally, delayed muscle soreness will get better after 48hrs of rest. However, by doing routine exercises to condition your muscles, you may actually have no soreness or less soreness because you've strengthened the muscle or connective tissue. ...Read more

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I went to the gym and the workout made my chest sore it's really sore and I also choked on water two times I can breath fine just sore what to do?

I went to the gym and the workout made my chest sore it's really sore and I also choked on water two times I can breath fine just sore what to do?

Rest, ice, NSAIDs: Chest pain is always a concern because you want to to make sure it doesn't involve your heart or even your lungs. You describe mechanical soreness and at your age it is unlikely due to a heart problem. It sounds like you either have muscle soreness or inflammation of the joints between the ribs and the sternum (breast bone). These can be resolved with rest, nice and anti inflammatory meds. ...Read more

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My ribs, oblique muscles, chest, and legs are sore as if I've done a full body workout when I haven't. Can this be due to carry a very heavy backpack?

My ribs, oblique muscles, chest, and legs are sore as if I've done a full body workout when I haven't. Can this be due to carry a very heavy backpack?

Muscle pains: If you experienced these pains after carrying a heavy backpack then it is reasonable to assume the pains may be a result of this. Try Tylenol to relieve the pain. Take a break from carrying heavy items. If the pains persist, then see a doctor. If the pain is concentrated in the chest and worse with exertion, associated with breathing problems or radiates to arm, then see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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I've woken up w sore throat/bad chest. Can I still go to gym & workout? Or will this make me sicker? I feel fine other than chest/throat. I’ve had flu shot

I've woken up w sore throat/bad chest. Can I still go to gym & workout? Or will this make me sicker? I feel fine other than chest/throat. I’ve had flu shot

Hard to guess: Throat pain can be from strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, one sees a doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to see about antibiotics). Lots of coughing makes it less likely to be strep throat. Best to rest a few days. ...Read more

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For what reasons might the right side of my chest get sore?

For what reasons might the right side of my chest get sore?

In between ribs: Are small muscles. Sometimes they are the cause. There are many other possible reasons, some very bad, some not that important. Worth getting checked out. ...Read more

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Is it bad to work out your chest again if it is still sore from the last time you went to to gym? (yesterday)

Is it bad to work out your chest again if it is still sore from the last time you went to to gym? (yesterday)

Depend: If the muscled are sore to touch or restrict your range of motion, then wait another day or two. If you just have soreness the return to the gym and perform stretching and light lifting to promote blood flow and remove toxins from body. This help promote healing. If your muscle are extremely painful go see your doctor for an evaluation. Must be aware of rhabdomyolysis. ...Read more

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Stress out my musel are sore in my sholder and chest it seem when I get fustratit I get like this?

Stress out my musel are sore in my sholder and chest it seem when I get fustratit I get like this?

Frustration: You need to develop some healthy ways of relaxing your body, as you can with breathing exercises, meditation, yoga, and other mind-body kinds of work. Also psychotherapy can help you learn some ways of dealing with and releasing stress. Much better than taking pills -- this will develop your own healing skills with your own body, that you can use forever. ...Read more

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I'm having really weak and achey. Is there anything I can do to get rid of the chest soreness/weakness?

I'm having really weak and achey. Is there anything I can do to get rid of the chest soreness/weakness?

Could be a virus: If you have sore throat or runny nose, it could be a head cold caused by a virus. This typically lasts for 3-5 days and should go away itself. All you needc to do is take a cou-ple of tylenols (acetaminophen) which will relieve the chest soreness. If it does not go away soon, go get a check up by your doctor. ...Read more

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Yesterday I had a strong GERD attack and today I feel my chest sore and I feel like I'm gettin over a cold is that normal after a strong attack?

Yesterday I had a strong GERD attack and today I feel my chest sore and I feel like I'm gettin over a cold is that normal after a strong attack?

Not exactly: Gerd causes an inflamed esophageal (heartburn and sometimes esoph spasm) but not cold symptoms, except, when the stomach acid goes up the esophagus and down the trachea into the lungs and causes cough. ...Read more

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My hair is coming out inhand fulls / my nails are sore I get bad chest pains?

See doc: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation and also a cardiologist to evaluate your chest pain. ...Read more

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Last night I woke up shivering and dehydrated I couldn't stop shivering, my chest is tight and throat sore and when I stand I get a bit dizzy, flu?

Last night I woke up shivering and dehydrated I couldn't stop shivering, my chest is tight and throat sore and when I stand I get a bit dizzy, flu?

Sounds like it: Did you check your temperature today? Keep an eye on it, it can be a viral illness or the flu if you develop body aches and high grade fever. See your doctor then. ...Read more

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Hi, I mainly have pain in both sides of my stomach and sometime it's sore to get and and move around to much, and get sharp pains in my chest area and?

Stomach pain c/p: May be GERD (reflux) or gastritis w/ or w/o bacteria H pylori or may be gallbladder. Or constipation, food intolerance, irritable bowel (diarrhea?) gas from food intolerance, or even ovarian issues Can try ranitidine /prevecid for GERD, simethicone (Gas-X) for gas, milk of magensia 1 tablespoon at night for 4 days for constipation. F/u w/ doc /allergist for H pylori/ food intolerce ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause feeling of chest fullness/soreness? Whenever I get anxious right side of chest feels stiff/sore but when calm I feel nothing

Can anxiety cause feeling of chest fullness/soreness? Whenever I get anxious right side of chest feels stiff/sore but when calm I feel nothing

Yes: Anxiety can cause many symptoms from chest pain to shortness of breath to hyperventilation. Seek the help of a counselor or psychiatrist with experience with anxiety to learn coping mechanisms to relieve your anxiety. ...Read more

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Hi, I have been sick with a really bad flu for over a week am now coughing up yucky green stuff and chest is sore am I able to get a prescription?

Hi, I have been sick with a really bad flu for over a week am now coughing up yucky green stuff and chest is sore am I able to get a prescription?

Get examined: TO see if you are likely to have a bacterial chest infection - in which case antibiotics may be helpful. And to exclude other possibilities such as asthma or sinus trouble which may need medication but not necessarily antibiotics. Otherwise if examining well may be viral in which case your system will likely fight back on its own and there won't be specific treatment. All the best. ...Read more

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D&c 8 days ago on cycle day 18 barely bled after now period due 2 days chest sore mild spotting can I get my period on time 10 days after procedure?

D&c 8 days ago on cycle day 18 barely bled after now period due 2 days chest sore mild spotting can I get my period on time 10 days after procedure?

Probably not: The endometrium (lining of the womb) was removed at the time of the D & C and has re-started its' growth based upon hormone stimulation. The first period may be delayed for that reason. ...Read more

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I had an egd no issues found but I still have chest pain and soreness also unable to get satisfying deep breath at times can this be effect of cozaar (losartan)?

I had an egd no issues found but I still have chest pain and soreness also unable to get satisfying deep breath at times can this be effect of cozaar (losartan)?

Drug side effects: Cozaar (losartan) which is of a class of medications referred to as ARBS, are not as clearly identified with your side effects - although some can have a dry unable to clear cough. The close class of meds called Ace-inhibitors can be associated more with this side effect. What you are describing could be associated with multiple causes including heart, lung or a medication effect. Talk to your doc asap. ...Read more

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I've got a bad cough that feels like its stuck nothing coming up and my nose stopped up. I've tried everything trying to get better. My chest is sore?

I've got a bad cough that feels like its stuck nothing coming up and my nose stopped up. I've tried everything trying to get better. My chest is sore?

Needs evaluation: Often, a cough is the result of a sinus or nasal infection, the resultant post-nasal drip causing the cough. Sometimes the infection then involves the lungs. Your symptoms merit an examination by your doctor, especially since you are reporting chest "soreness". ...Read more

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After periods of emotional stress, I get really inflamed, sore and stabbing muscles in my chest, between ribs. Tender to touch and move. Why?

After periods of emotional stress, I get really inflamed, sore and stabbing muscles in my chest, between ribs. Tender to touch and move. Why?

Costochondritis: This is Tietze syndrome - also called costochondritis. This is muscle - myofascial pain syndrome and can be part of fibromyalgia. Please discuss this possibility with your physician ...Read more

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Hello. So I feel really tired mild chest pain depressed most of the time though I get extremely happy. I have stiff and sore joints all over.

Hello. So I feel really tired mild chest pain depressed most of the time though I get extremely happy. I have stiff and sore joints all over.

You may have a: Number of possible physical or mental conditions that would account for your symptoms. Establish with a health care provider for a thorough history, physical exam and laboratory testing. ...Read more

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I always get this sore throat once a year that will last for over a month and makes chest feel slightly tight when I slant foward?

I always get this sore throat once a year that will last for over a month and makes chest feel slightly tight when I slant foward?

Chest tightness: Pleurisy is an inflammation of the pleura, which is a double-layered membrane that covers the lungs separating it from the rib cage. Viral infection is a common cause. This is self-limited and you treat the symptom. Other causes of chest tightness could be related to muscular pain from coughing. If pain persists, see your physician. ...Read more

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I have a saddle PE. 6mths into treatment feeling awful (pulpatations, sore chest+ear, tiredness, battle to walk long dist.) Will I ever get better?

I have a saddle PE. 6mths into treatment feeling awful (pulpatations, sore chest+ear, tiredness, battle to walk long dist.) Will I ever get better?

Pulmonary Embolism: Saddle pulmonary embolism is a big embolus blocking both pulmonary arteries. Many people might not survive the event. Things can get better over time with the proper medications. You need to have an echocardiogram and a V/Q scan as a follow up and this can help in deciding if the embolism has dissolved completely or not and how high are the lung pressures. You need to consult with a pulmonologist. ...Read more

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I have a sore / swollen throat, a tight / heavy chest and a cough. I am use to these symptoms when I get sick. Do you have suggestions on what to do?

I have a sore / swollen throat, a tight / heavy chest and a cough. I am use to these symptoms when I get sick. Do you have suggestions on what to do?

What to do.: Tips: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen / NSAID’s Rest!! ...Read more

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Have Had a sore throat for 2 wks now every time I swallow food or liquid I get chest pains for a few seconds?

Have Had a sore throat for 2 wks now every time I swallow food or liquid I get chest pains for a few seconds?

Achalasia/ structure: In this 30 yo pt with dysphasia to liquids and solids, an upper endoscopy is warranted +- barium swallow. A mechanical obstruction such as achalasia or esophageal strictures or gastric cancer are possible ...Read more

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Chest feel sore under my breast also I get a warm burn sensation. I can breathe but it feels heavy. Slight sharp pains in breast burping and gas advice?

Pleural efffusion?: These symptoms are typical for a person with pleural or pericardial effusion, which is fluid behind the lung or surrounding the heart. It can happen if you have a viral or bacterial pneumonia, or other conditions. If you still feel this tomorrow, I would visit the local urgent care or your family physician. ...Read more