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What causes my chest and back to feel like someone just shot my body with a thousand needles when I sneeze?
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Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Nerve pain
Probably nerve pain due to bulging disk in neck or upper back or early shinlges if you have a rash on one side only.

In brief: Nerve pain
Probably nerve pain due to bulging disk in neck or upper back or early shinlges if you have a rash on one side only.
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
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Dr. Haleh Niknia-Agdassi
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: ? nerve
One theory: if you have an underlying neck or back problem such as a herniated disc, sudden movements such as sneezing or coughing can potentially cause the disc to exert pressure at the nerve and cause pain.
Another thought: if you are experiencing concurrent cold symptoms source of pain could be pulmonary. Talk to your doctor regardless.

In brief: ? nerve
One theory: if you have an underlying neck or back problem such as a herniated disc, sudden movements such as sneezing or coughing can potentially cause the disc to exert pressure at the nerve and cause pain.
Another thought: if you are experiencing concurrent cold symptoms source of pain could be pulmonary. Talk to your doctor regardless.
Dr. Haleh Niknia-Agdassi
Dr. Haleh Niknia-Agdassi
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