A 22-year-old male asked about a 38-year-old member:

Hello doctors i got a stabbing pain needles like on the left side of the stomach when breathing more the pain gets more severe ?

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Dr. Baljinder Sidhu
Pulmonary Critical Care 15 years experience
See your MD!: Your having symptoms of Pleursy or pleuritic chest pain. Most commonly this can be caused by rib joint pain (costochondritis), or infections in the lung. First things first, you should get a Chest X-Ray to look for any structural problems and in the meantime take anti-inflammatory medication if safe to do so (i.e. Acetominophen or Ibuprofen).
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