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left lung hurts when i take a deep breath

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

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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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
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
40 years experience Internal Medicine
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Left lung pain: Most likely pulled muscle. New exercise? Lifting? Think about what you have been doing.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Costochrondritis: If you have been coughing a lot, you might have sprained your rib cage and thus the pain. If your asthma is that out of control, you really need to s ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
THYROID DISEASE: Problem breathing with possible sinus tachycardia and tachypnea. You need to see your md. Bronchial asthma sx has cough and wheezing and white froth ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: It is difficult to reassure you that there is nothing bad occurring, with the history you are giving, I think you should call your DR and get an exam ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Pulmonary embolus: Pulmonary embolus would be a cause for chest discomfort and shortness of breath. It is a serious condition and needs to be treated seriously.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rib cage: This is likely from coughing too much causing inflammation at the rib cage. Try ice pad or heating pack- depending on which works well. It should imp ... Read More
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