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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?

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?

Pneumonia: pleurisy, pneumothorax, shingles, liver disease, and intra-abdominal adhesions are common that can cause this type of pain. You need to follow up with your doctor with the test results from the ER so you can get relief from this pain. ...Read more

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Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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Feeling lots of pain in left side of chest when breathing?

Feeling lots of pain in left side of chest when breathing?

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

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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 ?

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

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Woke up with discomfort and pain in upper right side of chest. Worsens when lying down and deep breathing.

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

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I have sharp pain in right side of chest at times not always while breathing inside ..What could be the possible reasons for this?

I have sharp pain in right side of chest at times not always while breathing inside ..What could be the possible reasons for this?

Pleurisy?: It sounds like pleurisy, which is irritation to the lining of the lung. It can be from many different causes, including infections. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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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?

See your doctor: Unclear what is going on. Best to have it checked. May need to see a gastroenterologist or get an x-ray of your chest. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of chest for a week, sweating troubles breathing?

Pain in right side of chest for a week, sweating troubles breathing?

Possibilities : Include pleurisy, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, clot in lungs & heart condition (less likely ). See your dr right away so he can give u an accurate diagnosis. Take care ! ...Read more

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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.

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

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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