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A 55-year-old female asked:

pain in left side chest comes and go 20 30 times a day. is it too shallow breathing?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Chest pain : You chest pain may be due to side cramps or stitches. It is a benign condition
Dr. Kelvin White
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Gas: That many times a day and that moves sounds like gas. Source is probably gas producing food. There may even. Be lactose intolerance. Keep food ; see you provider
Dr. Julianna Bojta
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
No: If the pain comes with breathing it may be from muscle spasm or lung disease. If you pulled a muscle recently it may cause sharp pain with breathing lasting for seconds. If you feel sick, has fever and cough, you may have pneumonia. If your breathing is shallow it may due to the pain. If you are short of breath, see a doctor.

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