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female age 35. aching pain in left side around ribcage. hurts worse when take deep breath or lay on left side or back. also started having nausea.?

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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Pleurisy: You may have pleurisy, pneumonia, a pulmonary embolism or an intercostal muscle strain. Get checked.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Causes: Have there been activities that have worsened it. Did you do any heavy lifting? Fevers? Please see your pcp if this is not improving.
Answered on Oct 18, 2016
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