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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Warning?: A doctor would have to examine you and perhaps follow up with lab work and/or imaging to diagnose this - but.... Perhaps it is a warning to quit smok ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Endlesspossibilities: You may have broken a rib (can happen even with just a deep breath, a cough or a sneeze), or you may have some underlying lung pathology, or it could ... Read More
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
20 years experience Thoracic Surgery
As noted: Agree as noted by others. New onset and/or severe chest pain and/or persistent chest pain should be evaluated by physician. You need to have thorough ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
COVID 19: Get emergency care for difficulty breathing, blue lips or face, significant & persistent chest pain or new-onset of confusion.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Go in to c ur doc: and allow an exam.Could have pneumonia.There is something going on.Go find out what.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
"Stitch": That's the pleura, the sensitive membrane that lines the inside walls of your chest cavity, folding over itself. Feels like a knife, goes away soon, ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Pain lungs: You have a problem that is probably from your lungs or lining of the lung (pleurisy) and needs to be diagnosed by your doctor. Smoking (cigarettes or ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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The lung mostly has: tissue without pain nerves. A sharp pain could be due to inlammation in the ribs and muscles, a condition called Costochondritis. If you smoke, ther ... Read More
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Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Lung or pleura: Any irritant of the lung or its tissue covering (pleura) can cause pain in the shoulder blade and lung. It could be a virus, bacterial infection (pne ... Read More
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Dr. Rowlin Lichter
72 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not to worry: The lung has a slick lining called the pleura. There is a fluid that lubricates the interface and occasionally a small area is either irritated or fo ... Read More
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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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