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A 62-year-old female asked:

I have pain in my back in the area of the left lung. i have no fever, no dry cough. no sweats no fatigue. might this be something i should be concerned about. aspirin does help the pain a lot. i am not having trouble sleeping or lying down, it actual?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Muscular pain: Apply local heat and also use Ibuprofen as needed to relieve muscular chest wall pain. If there are no signs of a flu like illness, fever or shortness of breath, another cause may be chest wall pain due to muscular strain.

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Last updated May 6, 2020

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