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A 18-year-old female asked:

my chest has gradually gotten more and more tight and sore through out the day. i have pain that spreads up my neck and down my back when i breathe that is similar to the chest pain. im also having pain when swallowing and burping. ?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Evaluation: Please see your physician, a chest image and PFTs may help to determine the cause. Asthma or chest wall inflammation should be considered. Take Motrin and apply a heating pad. Watch for signs of difficulty breathing.

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Last updated Oct 17, 2020

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