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Sudden Neck Pain With Difficulty Breathing

Sudden Neck Pain With Difficulty Breathing

I woke up in a panic at 1 pm. I had trouble taking a deep breath and my neck was in tremendous pain , as if I had been strangled. My husband took me to the ER. After cortisone and morphine, the pain became bearable. All tests showed NOTHING!! I've had lupus/sjogren' s for years and never experienced anything like that. It felt like a pleurisy. I had pain with deep breathing for days. I usually endure my pains in silence but that night I got scared. It was severe. Anyone else ever… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

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posted 9 months ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Same here my neck hurt i explained it like severe adrenaline rush but with 1000 bee stings and my heart was beating 325 bpm and my blood pressure was 236/159 and couldnt breathe this has happened many times then my kidneys hurt for awhile and cant piss sorry pee for a while. They said it was anxiety also but i looked uo several things and im gonna be having thyroid out i think it was a thyroid storm or drs also think i may have a pheochromocytoma?? Idk what it is but its scary oh and i get this severe headache during and after i cry it hurts so bad! But my heart is usually normal beats so im no dr i dont think my drs are either! So..

posted 9 months ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Yeah, i went to the emergency room last year for same exact thing you experienced. They found nothing and they chalked it up as anxiety. This was few months before I was diagnosed with lupus. It's awful when you really feel something's wrong and tests show nothing. It just discourages us from going to the ER when we really do need it. Sucks. But it has become the norm for Lupies...unfortunately and it shouldn't at all!

posted almost 4 years ago
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