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A 44-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, stinging or burning sensation, sensation of pressure or heaviness) (time frame: gradual) (worsened by: bending forward, after deep breaths) (severity: moderate) (side: right) ,

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Sounds like: costochondritis (an inflammation of the cartilages joining the ribs in front to the breastbone ) Applysing heat to that area plus the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (eg Ibuprofen) may help..HOWEVER ANY kind of chest pain needs an in person visit to your PCP for acurate Diagnosis and Treatment! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z

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A 19-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, stinging or burning sensation, sensation of pressure or heaviness) (side: left) (severity: moderate) (time frame: sudden) (worsened by: after deep breaths) , shortness of breat

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: If you have shortness of breath, please see your provider. The description is consistent with musculo skeletal pain. Motrin and a heating pad may provide relief.

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