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Sudden pain in right lung next to heart when (and moving without breathing) for 30m then calmed down stil hurts a bit when deep breath, hurt to touch?

Sudden pain in right lung next to heart when  (and moving without breathing) for 30m then calmed down stil hurts a bit when deep breath, hurt to touch?

From exercising : You are describing pain where the intercostal muscles attach to ribs. This is generally from a pulled or slightly torn tendon at that point and usually is the result of exercise. Hold off on working out until it goes away. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen may help in the meantime ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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Sometimes when I take a deep breath there is a very sharp pain in my right lung what might cause this ?

Pleuritis: Is a general term for pain when taking a deep breath and can be caused by a number of things, including infections and inflammation. You should probably see your doctor about this to make sure it is not something serious. Anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen and naproxyn help with pleurisy. Costochondritis and trauma can also cause localised pain. ...Read more

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I awoke like any other day and took a deep breath. All of a sudden i got a sharp pain in my right lung. It's been hurting ever since. What could this?

As noted: Agree as noted by others. New onset and/or severe chest pain and/or persistent chest pain should be evaluated by physician. You need to have thorough exam and history review. Based on the initial evaluation, additional studies and/or appropriate treatment can be recommended. ...Read more

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I have a stabbing pain in my right lung when I take a deep breath?

I have a stabbing pain in my right lung when I take a deep breath?

?Pleuritic: Inflammation of the lining of the lungs and chest cavity, known as pleuritis or pleurisy, can cause "pleuritic" chest pain. Pleuritis should be suspected if the pain or burning gets worse when you take deep breaths. There may be several causes of pleuritis, such as infection, inflammation, reactive airway disease, etc. Take an NSAID and call the Dr. for an evlautaion of your chest/lung discomfort ...Read more

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I have asthma and when I take a breath in, especially a deep breath, there is a sharp piercing pain in my upper right lung. It is so painful!

I have asthma and when I take a breath in, especially a deep breath, there is a sharp piercing pain in my upper right lung. It is so painful!

Pleurisy: It sounds most like pleurisy rather than a symptom of asthma. If it continues, see a doctor to get checked out for sure. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I've had a fever, dry cough and a headache for 4 days now. I also feel pain in my right lung when I take a deep breath. I'm diagnosed with asthma. ?

I've had a fever, dry cough and a headache for 4 days now. I also feel pain in my right lung when I take a deep breath. I'm diagnosed with asthma. ?

Fever cough: Follow up with doctor/urgent care. may need antibiotics could be mycoplasma for which zithromax helps. The pain on deep breathing is likely pleurisy -inflammation of membrane around lungs(rarely PE doubt it, unless you smoke are on BCP and have family history) But f/u with doctor urgent care today ...Read more