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i've had cold like symptoms for the last two days sore throat, stuffy nose. today i feel some sort of pain with deep exhale only, left side chest...?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Pleurisy: The cold virus gave you a pleurisy. A condition called pleuritis or pleurisy is inflammation of the pleura (lining between the lung and the chest wall). It can be quite painful and worse with taking deep breaths as the lining rubs together. Anti-inflammatory medication can help relieve the pain, but sometimes it takes a while.
Answered on Jun 22, 2015
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