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Left lung hurts when i take a deep breath

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
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
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 53 years experience
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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carol Hulett
Orthopedic Surgery 45 years experience
Rib pain: May be nothing more than contusion but if pain hasn't improved in several days it is time to see your physician
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 27 years experience
Pleurisy: Pleurisy is the description of the symptom and does not explain the cause. See your doctor for x-rays.
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Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Rule out asthma: It is important to see your physician. He/ she will need to rule out asthma, costochondiritis, pulmonary embolism, allergies, bronchitis, pneumonia o... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
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Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Poor Asthma Control: Sounds like you have a history of poorly controlled asthma. With 4 months of worsening cough and atelectasis on CXR I would recommend seeing a physici... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Robinson
Pulmonology 23 years experience
Yes: Suggest repeat cxr as any spot on lung should be followed for stability in its appearance. Also suggest pulmonary function testing due to smoking his... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Severe pain with deep inspiration is quite abnormal but I wonder how it only happens on supine position. I strongly suspect this pain originating from... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Breathing: I am not sure what you mean by reverse breathing. Taking deep breaths will not hurt your lungs. If you inhale toxins, smoke, exposed to fumes for a pe... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 50 years experience
Thoracic spine: Since you already suffer from lower back pain, it is possible that you also have thoracic spine pathology, which is causing you to have chest wall pai... Read More
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