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How can abdominal pain, high blood pressure and nasal congestion while recovering from bronchitis?

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Posted on Thu, 8 Apr 2021
Question: i recently went to doctor follow up appointment for adominal pain high blood pressure recovering from bronchititis he said my blood pressure was 136/86 i little high but i have been losing wieght 253 from 266 he said all my blood tests looked fine liver kidney a1c cholestrol was high normal by heart rate seemed high 86 but after my appiontment i find i am having pain in my back shoulderblades left and right breast and coughing small one nasal congestion but no wheezing wouldnt say i am short of breath
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Answered by Dr. Malik (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
More information is needed.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome,

The chest pain is highly likely from coughing. Coughing in bronchitis may make your muscles sore which is felt like a chest or upper back pain.

Yes, your blood pressure is a little elevated but heart rate is normal. Lifestyle modifications may help you to normalize blood pressure.

I would like to ask few questions that will help me to give more specific answer:
How long are you having a cough? Does the cough produce mucus or phlegm?
What is your current body temperature?
Do you feel pain with each breath or with coughing?
How do you describe the pain: is it squeezing, sore or pressure like? How long does the pain last?
What relieves the pain? Does the pain intensity change with a change in body position?

Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better. I will be happy to help you further.
Thank you.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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Follow up: Dr. Malik (22 minutes later)
three or fours days cough cough is minor no mucus
98.1 temp
no pain from cough or breathing really
sore or pressure maybe hour or so
i feel it more when i bend over
the pain moves to side of stomach below right breast sometimes
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Answered by Dr. Malik (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
It is likely a costochondritis

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for the follow-up.

Please, do not worry. It is likely a costochondritis - a temporary inflammation of the cartilage of ribs. The exact cause of costochondritis is unknown but it has associated with respiratory infections (bronchitis). Continue taking ibuprofen as prescribed by your doctor which helps to relieve the pain. It usually goes away in a few days to weeks.
But if the pain gets worse or you experience nausea, sweating, high fevers, rash or blisters on the chest wall contact immediately your doctor.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Thank you
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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How can abdominal pain, high blood pressure and nasal congestion while recovering from bronchitis?

Brief Answer: More information is needed. Detailed Answer: Hello and welcome, The chest pain is highly likely from coughing. Coughing in bronchitis may make your muscles sore which is felt like a chest or upper back pain. Yes, your blood pressure is a little elevated but heart rate is normal. Lifestyle modifications may help you to normalize blood pressure. I would like to ask few questions that will help me to give more specific answer: How long are you having a cough? Does the cough produce mucus or phlegm? What is your current body temperature? Do you feel pain with each breath or with coughing? How do you describe the pain: is it squeezing, sore or pressure like? How long does the pain last? What relieves the pain? Does the pain intensity change with a change in body position? Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better. I will be happy to help you further. Thank you.