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What causes sudden chest and back pain when sneezing ?

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Dr. CHARLES TALAKKOTTUR
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Inflammation

A lot of the time there is inflammation of the chest wall and this may be termed costochondritis.
Once your symptoms improve the pain should go away. You may take some over the counter Motrin for relief.

In brief: Inflammation

A lot of the time there is inflammation of the chest wall and this may be termed costochondritis.
Once your symptoms improve the pain should go away. You may take some over the counter Motrin for relief.
Dr. CHARLES TALAKKOTTUR
Dr. CHARLES TALAKKOTTUR
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Dr. Michael Thompson
Could also be -- cracked rib (coughing), pleurisy
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