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Left lung hurts when i take a deep breath

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 31 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Left lung pain: Most likely pulled muscle. New exercise? Lifting? Think about what you have been doing.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Wilhelmi
Anesthesiology 12 years experience
Breathing pain: It sounds musculoskeletal in nature. Muscle pain is usually short term, aggravated by movement (deep breathing) and goes away with rest. Ibuprofen or... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carol Hulett
Orthopedic Surgery 43 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 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 41 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
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
You need: to be seen to determine if its congestion or a possible pneumonia
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
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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
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Robinson
Pulmonology 21 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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