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pain in lungs and back

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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Pleurisy: Not sure. Many possibilities. Call your doctor if you are worse. You could have pneumonia, pleurisy, or a mucus plug.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Quite a few causes: Chestwall itself, esophagus/stomache, lungs, heart, pancreas, and even liver problems can cause chest pain. In the young, more likely chestwall itself ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Kyphosis: Osteoporosis is the likely culprit. Brittle bones crack and fracture throwing the spine out of balance, resulting in increased pressure in an asymmetr ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
Kyphosis: May be from compressed thoracic vertebra. Get spinal x-rays.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Worth getting exam: Pain in the back lung area can be a symptom of something serious, or something as benign as a muscle strain. As you are not coughing or short of breat ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
May be pleurisy: More information regarding your pain would be helpful. You may have pleurisy (inflammation of the lung and chest lining), the other possibilities are ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
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22 years experience Cardiology
This needs: Further evaluation asap to rule out problems like heart disease.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Examination: Your symptoms could reflect a bronchitis but in view of the breathing problem and chest discomfort on coughing, I recommend that you be examined by a ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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It is:: time for her to see her PCP and obtain an abdominal ultrasound with blood studies. Unexplained chest pressure suggests the need for immediate medical ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be: Exercise will help all of these issues. Raising core body temperature through exercise relaxes muscles. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fr ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest infection : Chest symptoms with difficulties breathing should be evaluated as soon as possible. I wonder if this is pneumonia.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Acute bronchitis: You may need an antibiotic. See your doctor.

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