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Sharp pain in lower left lung

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Lung Problem?: Have you seen a doctor about your pain? A doctor needs to listen to your lungs, and you might need labs and an imaging study. You don't say whether ... Read More

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
See a doctor: Because it could be pneumonia, pleurisy, pulmonary embolus, shingles, or any number of things.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
First you : Should not smoke any more. If it persists, it could be a pneumothorax, so get to a doctor for an x ray.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Cough and pain: Pain with coughing can be any number of things, yet as it is only intermittent, i think it would most likely be from a strain of one of the muscles of... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Pneumothorax: A chest x-ray and listening to the lungs are the best ways to tell. Symptoms of a collapsed lung include: sudden shortness of breath pa... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
You need to be seen: and a chest X-ray or CT may be required for a diagnosis. Many possible causes of pleurisy and some of them can be serious, but most are treatable. Don... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Costochondritis: Sound like inflammation of a rib. Observation and possibly Advil (ibuprofen) is in order.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Dougherty
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Shoulder pain: Pleurisy typically hurts more with breathing. Pain with shoulder movement is more likely related to the muscles of the shoulder blade.
A member asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
37 years experience
Family practice: Something is irritating your stomach take antacids and get checked out.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 31 years experience
Muscle Sprian: This is probably a muscle strain or sprain. I would suggest rest and a NSAID to relive the discomfort. You might want to tone down the next workout to... Read More