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hurts to take a deep breath in my chest

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Go see your provider: Those symptoms are definitely not normal. I would go to urgent care, the ER, or if you can get in quickly, your primary care provider.
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: Chest pain with deep breaths can be due to a number of causes, including costochondritis (a rib/cartilage pain, a rib fracture, muscular strain, a pn ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely muscular: Based on your description likely pectoral muscle soreness. In case symptoms persist or worsen talk to your doc about them.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
The concern here: is possibly having blood clot in the lung if you have family history or smoker or using bcp, etc. It can also be pleurisy which follows an uri. Anothe ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe the pleura?: The pleura is the lining on the inside of the rib cage and on the outer surface of the lungs. It does have some sensation, so might be the feeling one ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Pleuritic pain: Sharp pains on inspiration are pleuritic and not cardiac-- they imply the kind of discomfort brought on by movement of either the chest wall or expan ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Pleurisy: Pain on one side of the chest that is worse with deep breathing can be a sign of pleurisy which is inflammation of the lining of the lung. This is us ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Rib dislocation: Could be a rib dislocation or possibly costochondritis (inflammation of where the ribs and cartilage meet). I would recommend seeing a osteopathic ph ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: Go get checked by doctor, lots of possibilities, that is one of them.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
33 years experience Pulmonology
Pain : There are many causes including blood clots, pneumonia, collapsed lung, pleurisy, broken rib, pulled muscle, and others. If this persists then a docto ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Go in to c ur doc: and allow an exam.Could have pneumonia.There is something going on.Go find out what.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Breath: Expands the rib cage, this may impart pressure fro m disc into nerve. May need x-ray to evaluate.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
?Pleuritic: Inflammation of the lining of the lungs and chest cavity, known as pleuritis or pleurisy, can cause "pleuritic" chest pain. Pleuritis should be suspec ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O PLEURITIS : PLEURITIS=inflammation of the lining of the lung and Pericarditis = inflammation of the lining of the heart can both cause referred shoulder pain. As ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Canlas
29 years experience Pain Management
Hard to say: I will be honest with you, while your symptoms are definitely bothering you, it with be a disservice on my part to give you a possible diagnosis witho ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience Family Medicine
Pleurisy: It sounds most like pleurisy rather than a symptom of asthma. If it continues, see a doctor to get checked out for sure. Best of luck!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Costochondritis = : inflammation of the cartilage that connects ribs to the breastbone, or costosternal junction. Local swelling + pain that worsens as you describe + loc ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Perhaps serious.: There are a variety of things that could cause this. If it just started happening hours or minutes ago and it is getting worse, seek immediate medical ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
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Referred shoulder pa: Shoulder pain can have many causes. Need to be examined by a doctor and urgently if breathing difficulties. You may have referred pain from the lung ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Deldar
23 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Muscle spasm: You may have muscle spasm, have a check up with your family physician.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Pain: There are several possibilities for the kind of pain you describe. Musculoskeletal is the most likely perhaps inflammation in the costochondral juncti ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely muscular or: Pleurisy . Go see your dr for an ekg to check for heart disease (unlikely cuz of your young age). Hope u feel better!
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: The sharp pain with inhalation sounds like pleurisy where the lining of your lungs gets inflamed. I am not quite sure what the pop is. It would best ... Read More
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