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Is it possible to have chest pain and problems breathing from a muscle strain?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Yes

Look at the cartoon for some causes of chest pain.
See your doctor for evaluation treatment varies with the cause.

In brief: Yes

Look at the cartoon for some causes of chest pain.
See your doctor for evaluation treatment varies with the cause.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Absolutely

Because breathing causes the chest wall to expand and contract and many muscle groups (including muscles between the ribs) are located on the chest wall, a strain of any of these muscles can lead to pain with breathing.

In brief: Absolutely

Because breathing causes the chest wall to expand and contract and many muscle groups (including muscles between the ribs) are located on the chest wall, a strain of any of these muscles can lead to pain with breathing.
Dr. Luke Hermann
Dr. Luke Hermann
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