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When i sneeze my chest and back hurt. I seem to have a cold.

Hello when i sneeze...

Hello when i sneeze my chest and back hurt. I seem to have a cold. but i do not have running nose or any thing i that. but sometimes when i cough it also hurts

Doctor's Assistant: Do you have a fever? Do you have any other existing medical conditions?

No I do not have fever.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I think i am generally healthy person. Also sometimes when i move in different positions it can also hurt but on the side

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What is your age & gender?

Do you have any discomfort in breathing ?

Since how long you have this pain in chest and back during sneezing?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I am 47. I am female. I do not have a fever. I dont have any discomfort in breathing but if i am walking a little fast i do beathe faster. Oh! my dad died of a heart attack in 2010. hope that is not an issue
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
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Dear customer

Thank you for being online.

The symptoms you have described of having pain in chest and back during sneezing can be due to various causes.Its most common causes are: pleuritis muscle inflammation or infection.

Pleuritis is an inflammation of the pleura, the double layered membrane that covers the lung. This causes pain in chest and back.Most likely it is caused by viral infection, or other lung lesions nearby the pleura causing its irritation and inflammation.

Other possible causes can be overexertion of the chest wall muscles,inflammation of chest muscles.

As you are having the cold symptoms-this can be the most probable cause.

Please do not worry. There is nothing serious or dangerous about this.

Following is recommended for you now:

{C}· Take tab. Ibuprofen 400mg from the counter. It is available at your pharmacy as OTC(over the counter) without prescription & will help you greatly.

{C}· Have bed rest as much as possible

  • For symptomatic relief,take tab.NyQuil.It contains acetaminophen,dextromethorphan,doxylamine and pseudoephedrine that will provide you great relief from these symptoms.It is available as OTC(over the counter) without prescription.

All this will help you greatly.

If still after this,the symptoms persists,then you need to make an appointment with your doctor as prescription oral medications will then be required accordingly.Usually & most likely,the symptoms gets subside with these treatment & doctor visit is less likely required.

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