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Irving, TX
A 21-year-old female asked:

I am having sharp chest pain on my left side. mainly when i laugh, inhale and exhale too deep and side line laying on my left side hurts as well?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Chest Wall Pain: The type of pain you describe seems to be coming from the chest wall either in the muscle or the bones or an inflammation called costochondritis.You can try over the counter aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen and if pain still persist check with your doctor

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