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sharp pain in lower left lung

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
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
45 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: Because it could be pneumonia, pleurisy, pulmonary embolus, shingles, or any number of things.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
First you : Should not smoke any more. If it persists, it could be a pneumothorax, so get to a doctor for an x ray.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest pain: These sharp pains may not be from the lung but rather from a pinched intercostal nerve or muscle that runs between 2 ribs. Rib pathology is another po ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Walker
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably not: Tumor's rarely present with pain, why would you think: a) lung? B) tumor? Go and get checked out, breathing is important.
A male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Sharp pain: It is most likely to be muscular if you don't have risk factors for coronary artery disease - smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol, family history of p ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
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. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Cancer unlikely: It is highly unlikely that you have lung cancer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk p ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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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

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