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A 23-year-old female asked:

Hi, i have a really bad pain in my right side just under my breast when i breathe in deeply, it stopped me from sleeping when i turned it hurt.

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Consider being seen: Multiple potential causes, some quite benign, such as costochondritis ( which is an inflammation of the cartilage portion of a rib); or some very serious such as a pulmonary embolus. A quick exam and possibly some studies can usually determine the cause.

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Last updated May 14, 2015

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