Chest And Back Pain When I Take A Deep Breath. If the cancer spreads to other organs it may cause bone pain in a person s back or. The pain is usually very localized and the patient can put 1 finger right on the spot.
The pain may get worse when taking a deep breath or lying flat and reduce when leaning forward. The condition is potentially life threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Doctors describe the kind of pain that occurs with taking a deep breath as either pleuritic chest pain or pleurisy.
The name is derived from the membranes lining the lungs known as pleura.
Chest infections cause part of the lungs to swell leading to symptoms that include a cough fever and a temperature. Chest infections cause part of the lungs to swell leading to symptoms that include a cough fever and a temperature. However a common symptom of lung cancer is chest pain that usually gets worse during deep breathing or coughing. A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot in an artery of your lung.