Chest And Back Pain Breathing In. A sharp pain could be a sign of pleurisy or a heart attack. Pericarditis causes sharp chest pain.
This pain may become worse while breathing deeply lying down or swallowing. Pcs causes very brief moments of sharp pain on the left side of the chest. Although these are just momentary and goes away in a little while.
It can occur in one or both lungs.
Pneumonia can be caused by bacteria viruses or fungi. The muscles between the ribs may become overstretched or partially torn as a result of overuse or injury. Pneumonia is an infection that causes the lung s tiny air sacs to fill with fluid. Some of the most common ones are chest infections or asthma.