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Can sinus chest pain give you chest pain like a collapsed lung? Chest xray came back.Good

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Depends

It's hard for me to imagine the pain of a collapsed lung ( I have not have one) but i can imagine the sob.
In sinus problem you cough and can cause pain, even rib fracture which was ruled out by xr. I can also cause sudden pulls on the intercostals, hence chest wall pain. The inflammation from the same cause as the sinus problem, even viral etiology, can cause pleurisy.

In brief: Depends

It's hard for me to imagine the pain of a collapsed lung ( I have not have one) but i can imagine the sob.
In sinus problem you cough and can cause pain, even rib fracture which was ruled out by xr. I can also cause sudden pulls on the intercostals, hence chest wall pain. The inflammation from the same cause as the sinus problem, even viral etiology, can cause pleurisy.
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
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Dr. Marie Trenga
Family Medicine
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In brief: Bronchitis

Sinuses are in your head, but some people will have a bronchitis - inflammation of the large airways - when they have a sinus infection.
Bronchitis may not show up on an x-ray but can cause sharp pain hen taking a deep breath.

In brief: Bronchitis

Sinuses are in your head, but some people will have a bronchitis - inflammation of the large airways - when they have a sinus infection.
Bronchitis may not show up on an x-ray but can cause sharp pain hen taking a deep breath.
Dr. Marie Trenga
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Dr. David Kagan
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: yes

It is easy to get a tightening feeling in your chest.
Usually happens with a lot of coughing.

In brief: yes

It is easy to get a tightening feeling in your chest.
Usually happens with a lot of coughing.
Dr. David Kagan
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