What are the symptoms of chest wall pain?

Chest wall pain. Chest wall pain can be caused by shingles, pleurisy, pneumonia, or pneumothorax. If there is pain with shortness of breath, it may represent a serious problem with your lungs.

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Chest wall pain on7/5, developed bad cold like symptoms on7/6, developed stiff/sore neck today. Accidentally inhaled firework smoke on7/4. ER visit???

Mgt. If you are having difficulty breathing, I would suggest being seen. There may be irritation and inflammatory changes in the airway. You should be evaluated. The stiffness of your neck is probably muscular but warrants an exam. Read more...

What is chest wall pain?

External pain. Chest wall pain comes from the skin, bones, cartilage, or muscle of the thorax, and does not arise from the internal organs (heart, lungs). It is usually inflammatory in etiology, but may also be traumatic. Read more...
Various. Pain involving the rib cage or breast bone can be caused by muscle strain, virus, costochondritis, or rarely a tumor. Read more...

What causes chest wall pain?

Chest wall pain. Chest wall pain is very common ie with lifting or straining. Costochondritis defines an area of pain and inflammation on the breast bone area. Sometimes a late sequela of a pulmonary infection. The worst cause would be pulmonary infarct causing pleurisy or pain worse with breathing. Read more...

What can cause chest wall pain?

Virus. Often times it is viral in nature but you need an ekg to rule out any cardiac problems or lung issues. Some people get asthmatic and later have chest wall pain. Chronic coughing from bronchitis, smoking, and other lung irritations can cause this as well. Read more...

What are the tests for chest wall pain?

We have to be. Careful, about possible cardiac origin, if that was addressed the second will be x-ray, cat scan and nerve block. This usually address most of the issues. Read more...

What sort of disease is chest wall pain?

Chest wall pain. Chest wall pain occurs with a variety of conditions. In and of itself, it is such a vague complaint that is has very little diagnostic specificity. However, it may be associated with serious underlying disease processes and therefore should not be ignored. Read more...
Musculoskeletal- ske. Musculoskeletal for example arthritis of the ribcage. Read more...

Chest wall pain. Help please. Am I dying?

Chest wall pain. Chest wall pain can be caused by many things - from a simple muscle pull to a recent fall, to a viral infection, etc. You should think of your recent activities to see if this suggests a cause. Anything persistent should be evaluated by a doctor. If you are otherwise healthy, the likelihood is that this is nothing. Read more...

How can I get chest wall pain to go away?

Chest pain. The cause of chest wall pain informs the treatment choice for the pain. Your doctor can evaluate the situation and recommend the treatment. Read more...
Find the cause. Then avoid or treat the symptom. Musculoskeletal: rest, ice, stretching ribs- be sure no fractures or lesions. Read more...