A member asked:

Asking for girlfriend. sharp radiating pain from inside, what feels like lung area. worse when breathes in. no cough. she recently got off birth control for 10+ years. went to er. ekg, x-ray and oxygen levels normal. blood clot? other possibilities?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Chest pain: Yes it is a possibility of blood clot . Did they due a CT angiogram ? That checks for blood clots. Could also be pleurodynia -viral inflammation of the lung serosa treat with anti-inflammatories like motrin- if not allergic. May also be gallbladder. Would get a second opinion at ER/urgent care or MD

Answered 3/4/2020

100 views

Thank
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

Watch for : Watch for signs of reduced exercise ability, shortness of breath, dizziness. If the pain persists a Holter monitor may be indicated. Please see your PCP.

Answered 3/24/2020

98 views

Thank

Related Questions

Online Primary Care Doctors Accepting New Patients

$44 video appointments available today with a membership as low as $15/month

Book a Video Appointment
Ask your question
Didn't find what you're looking for?

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more.

Ask your question

Meet your new favorite doctor
...