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4 Answers on "I have pain in my top right shoulder when I’m breathing?"

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Dr. Ayman Darrag
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Dr. Ayman Darrag

Hi and welcome to question doctors.com
Shoulder pain related to breathing and coughing can originate from the spinal and rib-cage joints in different parts of the neck and thorax.
A jammed or inflamed facet joint may also cause this…
I recommend doing heat application over your upper back and neck… And if symptoms did not disappear see a chiropractor…

Dr Mahaveer
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Dr Mahaveer

hi
this doesnt seem to be a local shoulder problem. possibility of pleurisy pain should be kept in mind. inflammed pleural pain can sometimes radiate to the right shoulder. get a chest xray done. deep breathing exercises will help

shw12
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shw12

HI
PECTORALIS MAJOR MUSCLE TENDINITIS CAN CAUSE THIS KIND OF PAIN. GET A MRI OF SHOULDER DONE TO RULE OUT ANY OTHER LIGAMENT RELATED ISSUES THAT MAY CAUSE SUCH KIND OF PAIN

mrsshalini14
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mrsshalini14

hello there
less likely that this may be a shoulder related problem. it seems to be more of radiating nerve pain. take methycobal tablets,local gel and hot fomentation should be beneficial.