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Doctor insights on: Pain In Chest When Taking A Deep Breath

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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What do you advise if I have chest pain when taking a deep breath?

What do you advise if I have chest pain when taking a deep breath?

Reassurance: Chest pain that occurs with a deep breath is generally not of cardiac origin. If you have a past history of lung disease, pneumonia, pleurisy, or other conditions, your symptoms can be residual from that. You may also have musculoskeletal strain that is causing this pain with a deep breath. It possible that you would have a disease like pericarditis, but that is less likely. ...Read more

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My 12 year old is having slight chest pain when taking a deep breath. What should we do?

My 12 year old is having slight chest pain when taking a deep breath. What should we do?

Check it with dr: Chest pain in children can be as simple as muscle cramping in the chest wall, minor injury during activity, etc but could also be from asthma, pneumonia, heartburn, or other health issues. Heart-related chest pain at twelve is thankfully very rare, but not impossible. There is likely a solution, and when you know the answer, your child and you will feel better. ...Read more

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Urgent! mild burning like chest pain when taking a deep breath no sob cause? History: hbp tachy palps takin inderal (propranolol) 10mg 2x a day for hbp

Urgent! mild burning like chest pain when taking a deep breath no sob cause? History: hbp tachy palps  takin inderal (propranolol) 10mg 2x a day for hbp

Seek Help: Chest pain is always a poor idea to manage via internet forums. If you are having lasting chest pain, please seek emergency medical care. I also note in your profile that you have angina, raising my concern for your overall health. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain when taking deep breaths and when swallowing food?

What causes chest pain when taking deep breaths and when swallowing food?

Several: You should not have chest pain when taking a deep breath or on swallowing. You better get checked. ...Read more

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Sharp, shooting pain in upper right chest area when taking a deep breath or coughing?

Sharp, shooting pain in upper right chest area when taking a deep breath or coughing?

Possible nerve issue: This could be a variety of causes. It could be an irritated nerve. It could be muscular. It could also be an inflammation of the area where the rib inserts, costochondritis. typically all of these are self-limited, but an evaluation if it persists is warranted. ...Read more