A 25-year-old female asked:
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i have been having sharp pains in my right collar bone area all day today. the pain come on when i breath deep. do i have lung cancer?

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Dr. Philip Ovadia
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Probably Not: Lung cancer is unusual is someone your age. The pains may be musculoskeletal, but could be related to other problems with the lungs, such as a pneumothorax (collapsed lung). If the pain continues to worsen or doesn't go away with over the counter pain medicine then you should see a doctor for an examination.
Answered on Mar 3, 2018
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