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My right side of my chest hurts when i breathe in, what could be wrong?

My right side of my chest hurts when i breathe in, what could be wrong?

Chest pain: Severe chest pain on breathing in is usual pleural inflammation and generally will go away by itself. If it doesn't should consult your doctor to see if something else is causing it. Would usually resolve in a week or less. ...Read more

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I want to know what this sharp pain is? Im having shortness of breath, pain in my right side below my ribs hurts when i breathe, pain is sharper when i take deep breaths, hurts when i move and laugh

Chest : Chest pain that causes shortness of breath should be evaluated by a doctor sooner rather than later. Even though many people equate chest pain with a heart attack, there are actually many causes of chest pain - some of which are concerning, some of which are not. You need an examination to know whether your symptoms are something to be worried about. I've attached a website with some helpful information about chest pain. In the meantime, give your doctor a call. Good luck! ...Read more

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I strained my right side of back and it hurts when i breathe, what should I do?

I strained my right side of back and it hurts when i breathe, what should I do?

Rest, massage: Try to rest the area as much as possible. If the injury is a fresh strain, ice for the first 48 hours. Past that time frame warm compresses, warm shower and gentle massage of the strained muscle to improve blood flow to area. Nsaid's may be helpful in alleviating pain and inflammation, but use caution with these if you are on blood thinners or have GI problems like ulcers or gastritis. ...Read more

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I have been sitting for the last hour and I have a pain on right side of chest that travelled through my back to my shoulder it hurts when i breathe?

Red flag !: There are many possible causes (acute coronary syndrome, valvular heart problems, muscle disorder, anxiety, etc.). "watchful waiting" is never the right approach. Get your symptoms checked asap. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in the right side of my right breast, slightly into armpit and back, hurts when I breathe in and out?

I have a sharp pain in the right side of my right breast,  slightly into armpit and back, hurts when I breathe in and out?

See your doctor: These symptoms can be caused by a variety of problems. It is difficult to make an assessment in this non face-to-face setting. I recommend you contact your primary care physician for a complete physical examination. Good luck! ...Read more

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