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My lungs hurt when i take a deep breath

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Pleuritic pain: Is pain when you breathe in. Can be from a variety of causes - from simple muscle ache to infection/pneumonia to the more potentially serious pulmona... Read More
Dr. Erik Maus
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine 25 years experience
Pleurisy, muscle pai: Woman complaining of her lungs hurting when taking a deep breath. Pain associated with breathing is due to inflammation of the pleura (lining of the l... Read More
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Back pain/pressure: Back pain or pressure feeling can be caused by many things. As described, a back muscle strain/sprain may cause your issues. Take some nsaids and try... Read More
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
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Could be the ribs...: Ribs can hurt at the cartilage. The ribs actually move at the cartilage. There are joints where different bones meet. Inflammation (irritation, tender... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
Family Medicine 40 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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 48 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
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
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
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Chest pain: Go get checked by doctor, lots of possibilities, that is one of them.

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