Chest pains only when I breathe in?

May be pleuritic? This sounds like the pain is related to your lungs outer lining rubbing against your chest cage from inside out... Talk to your doctors first before treating it... Wishing you the best luck!

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Is it healthy for a female the have chest pains. But its only when I breathe?

Many possibilities . Consult a physician for chest pain which may be due to pericarditis inflammation of the heart wall or pleurisy which is inflammation of lung outer wall or costochondritis. Read more...

Why is it that I get chest pains when I breathe?

Chest pain. Chest pain with breathing often suggests intercostal muscle inflammation. It can also be caused by inflammation in the coverings of the lungs and heart. Costochondral inflammation is another possible cause. Your doctor can evaluate your situation. Read more...

Any explanation for why I get chest pains when I breathe?

Usually pleuritis, An inflammation of the pleura (sheath around the lungs) that can be irritated for a few days at a time. It is more of a nuisance than dangerous but if any questions, you should check with your pcp if it lasts more than a few days. Read more...

I have chest pains in the same area when I breathe, what is wrong?

Chest pain. Chest pain associated with breathing can be musculoskeletal related to the chest wall and intercostal muscles and it can be related to the interior of the chest such as pleural and pericardial pain. There are also other causes. We can't tell you the likelihood of a specific cause without more information.. Read more...

I have sharp off and on lower chest pains a few times a month. It hurts when I breathe?

Prob musculoskeletal. At your age, musculoskeletal chest pain is relatively common. It typically manifests as a sharp non-radiating chest pain, occurring at rest with no apparent trigger & worsened by deep inspiration, coughing or chest movement. It will usually respond to rest, ice & anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen), but you should check in with your primary to see if they agree after a full history & physical exam. . Read more...

When I breathe in deeply, I feel back and chest pains. What could be the cause?

Inspiratory chest pa. There are several possibilities. Intercostal muscle inflammation or rib fracture and/or costochondritis are three musculoskeletal possibilities. Inflammation of the pleura and/or pericardium and two other possibilities. There are more. See your doctor for evaluation. Read more...

I have chest pains which are more intense when I breathe in or out deeply, these happen every few weeks & have done for years.

Pleura folds. "texidor's twinge" or "precordial catch" are two pop names for this familiar, transient, knife-like sensation. I believe it's caused by the pleura folding on itself. To relieve it, inflate your lungs to the maximum with air for a moment. If you have serious shortness of breath or crushing sensation in the chest, get seen. Otherwise, this is a non-problem. Read more...