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Pain On Right Side Of Chest When Breathing
Chest pain on right side of chest, pain when breathing esp. deep breathes, ER ruled out pulmonary embolism, what else could be the cause of this pain?
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain on left hand side of chest when breathing. This has been happening on & off for years but it's nearly every day from 5-30 minutes.
Woke up with pressure on the left side of chest when breathing, it's the 12 day of using birth control pills. Why is this happening ?
Consult your MD: I encourage you to contact the physician who prescribed you the birth control pills and go in for a physical exam. Pain of cardiac origin in a young woman your age is unlikely. However, you should not smoke while taking BCP. If you have pain when you take a deep inhalation it could be pleuritic pain. Have an in person exam but it will likely go away on its own. Do you smoke? ...Read more
I have sharp pain in right side of chest at times not always while breathing inside ..What could be the possible reasons for this?
Woke up with discomfort and pain in upper right side of chest. Worsens when lying down and deep breathing.
See a doctor: I am worried about the pain with laying down, sometimes that may be a sign for pericarditis, an inflammation of the pericardium which is a layer that wraps around the heart. This condition can lead to potential for morbidity and mortality and needs to be evaluated immediately ...Read more
When swallowing food yesterday i felt there might some food stuck in my right side of chest, i felt pain..Till now feeling little pain while breathing?
I am having mild pain in right side of chest, it is more when deep breathing is done.My age is 19,BP on boundary of normal.
?on BC pills?: You should be evaluated for possible PE, this is a risk you are taking when on BC. See Ur PCP or your GYN, whoever wrote the Rx 4 U. ...Read more
4 days ago i got a pain in the right side of chest and it caused a mild pain when breathing deep but today my chest feels like irritated muscle?
Pleurisy or muscle: Pain in the chest that is exacerbated by taking a deep breath is usually due to a muscle strain, pleurisy, or costochondritis (inflammation of the cartilage attaching the rib to the sternum). If you have had an upper respiratory illness lately then pleurisy is certainly possible. Otherwise, the muscle strain or costochondritis are more likely. All of them can be improved with antiinflammatory med. ...Read more
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