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A 31-year-old male asked:

I have had a shooting pain in the far left hand side of my left pectoral muscle? started just in the pm but is now all day. its very painful to sneeze

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Dr. Kenny Chuu
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Muscle pain: Hi Look for things that you may have done to strain that area, since it hurts to sneeze, likely it's related to muscles and ligaments rather than an organ deeper in your body. If the pain is very severe and you had trauma to the area, you should probably go see a local doctor. Hope this helps.

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