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A 24-year-old female asked:

Pinching chest pain on the right side since sunday.doesn't feel like deep pain. worse when taking deep breaths and lying down on my right side or back?

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Dr. Walid Samaan
Pulmonary Critical Care 38 years experience
Pleuritic Chest Pain: when chest pain worsens with deep breathing or chest wall movement, it is called Pleuritic, which is due to inflammation and rubbing of the Pleura,the thin lining of the Lungs, like sandpaper

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