Apopka, Florida
A 28-year-old female asked:

Painful breathing thru back and chest near lower left shoulder blade, esp with deep breaths. some shortness of breath coughs, tight chest.off &on 3w?

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Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
Pediatrics - Pulmonology 30 years experience
Costochondritis : The pain you describe is typical of either costochondritis pleurisy. The shortness of breath, chest tightness and cough maybe from asthma. The only way to find out what's going on is by an in person visit to a physicians office.
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