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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Board Certified, Sleep Medicine
13 years in practice
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Pain in lungs when taking deep breaths since many chest infections?

Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Board Certified, Sleep Medicine
13 years in practice
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Pain in lungs when taking deep breaths since many chest infections?

Inflammation: This can be related to either chest lining (pleura) or muscular inflammation in the chest. There are treatments for it that calm down this inflammation. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Board Certified, Pediatric Pulmonology
17 years in practice
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Pain in lung when taking deep breaths, what could be the cause?

Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Board Certified, Pediatric Pulmonology
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Pain in lung when taking deep breaths, what could be the cause?

Pleuritis: Many conditions can cause this, but likely pleuritis (pleurisy) is the cause. Inflammation of the pleura, the lining of the lungs. ...Read more

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Dr. Kevin Olson
Board Certified, Family Medicine
29 years in practice
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Have a sharp pain in lung area. Taking a deep breath hurts.

Dr. Kevin Olson
Board Certified, Family Medicine
29 years in practice
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Have a sharp pain in lung area. Taking a deep breath hurts.

Chest pain: Chest and/or lung pain could be due to various causes. I suggest going to your pcp or nearest er. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. John Feola
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
26 years in practice
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When i breath my left lung hurts really bad, when i take a deep breath the pain is unreal. Its to the point i avoid taking a deep breath. ?

Dr. John Feola
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
26 years in practice
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When i breath my left lung hurts really bad, when i take a deep breath the pain is unreal. Its to the point i avoid taking a deep breath. ?

R/O PLEURITIS : PLEURITIS=inflammation of the lining of the lung and Pericarditis = inflammation of the lining of the heart can both cause referred shoulder pain. As well as a PE=Lung blood clot. You need a full exam lab testing CXR/EKG/Shoulder X-ray to evaluate your symptoms . Please seek prompt medical attention for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Taking a deep breath i get pain in my left shoulder+lung this has been happening on and off for years every few months for a couple of days at a time?

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Taking a deep breath i get pain in my left shoulder+lung this has been happening on and off for years every few months for a couple of days at a time?

Cotochondritis: Is a benign inflammation of the costal cartilage, which is a length of cartilage which connects each rib, except the eleventh and twelfth, to the sternum. It causes pain in the chest that can be reproduced by pressing on the affected area between the ribs. This pain can be excruciating, especially after rigorous exercise. While it can be extremely painful, it is considered to be abenign ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Chevlen
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
42 years in practice
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I recently started smokin 7 months ago. ive been having this cough and now some chest pain when taking a deep breath.im18 can it be lung cancer??

Dr. Eric Chevlen
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
42 years in practice
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I recently started smokin 7 months ago. ive been having this cough and now some chest pain when taking a deep breath.im18 can it be
 lung cancer??

Not yet.: You probably don't have lung cancer yet. If you want to get lung cancer, you'll need to continue smoking for several more years. ...Read more

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Dr. Marisa Johnson
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
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Lungs hurt when taking a deep breath. What is the issue?

Dr. Marisa Johnson
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
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Lungs hurt when taking a deep breath. What is the issue?

Vague Question: Pain with deep breathing could be either a cardiac(heart) or pulmonary(lung) issue. Either one is not necessarily a good thing and you should probably seek evaluation from a local physician because worse case scenario could be a life threatening event. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
5 years in practice
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Hello i got bronchitis 2 yrs ago and since my lung has a vibration upon taking a deep breath especially in the morning and tends to clear up through t?

Dr. Corey Clay
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
5 years in practice
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Hello i got bronchitis 2 yrs ago and since my lung has a vibration upon taking a deep breath especially in the morning and tends to clear up through t?

Lung vibration: This is generally caused by phlegm/mucus in the larger airways. Passage can occur a bit more slowly at night with some build-up. Typically not worrisome in the absence of other symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
16 years in practice
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Hi , im a 41 yr old woman. In the last few days I've been having trouble taking a deep breath and have tightness in my chest and lung area.

Dr. Laura Anissian
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
16 years in practice
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Hi , im a 41 yr old woman. In the last few days I've been having trouble  taking a deep breath and have tightness in my chest and lung area.

Breathing issue: I always recommend symptoms such as these be worked up with an MD with ekg, exam and if history or family history of heart disease ir blood clots, further workup. I suggest yoy make an appointment with your MD. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gross
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
41 years in practice
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Upper back bad dull ache , specially while moving or taking a deep breath, it started suddenly. lungs? How can I relief it? Can't sleep

Dr. Michael Gross
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
41 years in practice
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Upper back bad dull ache , specially while moving or taking a deep breath, it started suddenly. lungs? How can I relief it? Can't sleep

Upper back: see your PCP who may be able to diagnose your problem ...Read more

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