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are there habits that make chest wall pain more likely?

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Dr. Steven Sahn
Pulmonology 53 years experience
Not that Iam aware o: Chest wall pain is the result of parietal pleural trauma, inflammation, infection, and pneumothorax. It occurs when the sensory nerves of the parietal pleura are stimulated. The lung and visceral pleura did not possess sensory nerves and, therefore, do not promote chest pain.

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