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sharp pain under left rib cage when breathing

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Chest pains: There are many possible causes for a chest pains like lung problems, muscle pain and gastrointestinal problems. Regardless, chest pain with shoulders ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Difficulty breathing: Anytime you have "difficulty breathing", you should see a, doctor right away.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: There is a long list of things that could cause such pain and discomfort in a young man it could be ribs and cartilage inflammation could be muscle sp ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Lots of things: Most chest pain of the sort you describe comes either from the chest wall (ribs, sternum) or the lining of the lungs (the pleura). The lungs have no p ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
See a 1ary care md: There are many causes of pain when breathing. This is not an orthopaedic problem. You should start by talking to your primary care physician.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
May be or not: Any severe pain warrants examination by a health care providers. It may be just rib pain or from lungs or liver/gall bladder.If this persists, I would ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Gallbladder?: could be gas, or muscle spasm. Gallbladder can present this way.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pain: You may have a gall bladder problem or chest congestion.seek professional help
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A member asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Probable pleurisy: Usualky viral. Get a chest x ray

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