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A female asked:

Sharp pain in left should and ribs get worse when move and breath in what could it be?

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Dr. Richard Paula
26 years experience
Pleuritic pain: The type of pain you describe is called "pleuritic chest pain" it can be caused by a variety of conditions, most of which are not serious. I would recommend you get examined and obtain a chest x-ray, as some of the causes do require prompt treatment.
Last updated Oct 3, 2016


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