Just wondering if anyone had any advice..
When I yawn I have severe pain in my left chest.. I'm not sure if it is a muscle that is strained or pulled or if its something serious I should see a doctor about? Maybe acid reflux or something?
It only happens when I yawn and its not constant..
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated..
yea probably musculoskeletal...can take 5 weeks or so to heal...could also be a slipped vertebrae or cost-transverse joint... pre-cordial catch syndrome, costo-chondritis or depending on your age breast development can cause these chest pains...if you excersize a lot or have a had a cough lately i would have to say muscular but seeing as it happens when you yawn it could be your lung...go to the doctor ASAP! plz keep me posted
Thanks for writing to the forum!
Chest pain aggravated by laughing yawning and deep breathing goes more in favor of costochondritis, which causes pain and tenderness at points where your ribs attach to your breastbone. Generally application of a local pain killer gel along with warm fomentation helps reduce the pain. You can try OTC painkillers too. If symptoms persist consult an orthopedic specialist.
Hope this helps. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.