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A 35-year-old female asked:

Sharp pain on top of stomach (lower mid-chest) when take a deep belly breath or lie on side. what could this be?

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Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Could be a lot of: different things - pain on breathing usually denotes some inflammation with movement. Blood clots, aortic aneurysm, acid reflux, hernia, referred pain from organ damage. You may just need to see a healthcare provider to puzzle it out. Good luck and thanks for trusting in HealthTap.
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