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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

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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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
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
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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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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A cough that's not getting better should be evaluated by a primary care doctor, to see if there is an infection (viral, bacterial, mycoplasma, etc...) ... Read More
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Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Unlikely: Asthma is more of a problem when you breath out. This sounds like irritation to your plerua or other attached structures. Be checked and all the best.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Pleuritic chest pain: Several potential causes from benign self-limiting viral to serious disorders such as pulmonary embolus ; details of your doctors history examination ... Read More
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Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked ! : You should get urgently checked by a clinician. You will likely recover ok, but you may need additional therapy - hard to tell without a checkup how ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Fever?: This can be pleurisy but it can also be muscle pain. Do you have a fever? Get it checked.
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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