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Bossier City, LA
A 24-year-old female asked:

My left side under my ribs an arm hurt when i breath in it makes it worse an it's hard to catch my breath could this be from my back cause it's hurtin?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Yes, it could: But it could also be pulmonary embolism from your deep vein thrombophlebitis. You need to get to an emergency room quickly.

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Last updated Oct 9, 2013

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