Sharp Pain In Chest And Back With Deep Breath. The pain is usually sudden and intense. A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot in an artery of your lung.
Usually when a person has a chest infection or cough or cold this situation occurs. Doctors call this sharp stabbing or burning pain pleuritic chest pain this kind of pain is usually linked to problems with lung. Pain in the upper back when breathing usually extends around the chest.
And does the pain get worse when you try to take a deep breath.
The term pleurisy is sometimes used to describe any sharp pain that occurs with a deep breath but can also be used to describe inflammation of the pleura. In some cases the pain is sharp and possible causes range from inflammation or infection of the chest to spinal curvature and lung cancer. And does the pain get worse when you try to take a deep breath. The pain can radiate to the front of the chest and may feel like it s wrapping around the chest from the back to the front.