A 57-year-old male asked:
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I sneezed one day about a week ago and now I have pain under my left chest muscle. Hurts if i turn a certain way or laugh. What is this?

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience in Podiatry
Did this myself: I had a violent sneez last year and had same symptoms as you. Ended up being a pulled muscle but you may want to get yours checked.
Answered on May 7, 2013

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