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Why does ribcage and back hurt when I breathe deeply?

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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Pain on deep breathi

This could either be due to inflammation of the protective layers of the lung (pleuritis) or a rib fracture.

In brief: Pain on deep breathi

This could either be due to inflammation of the protective layers of the lung (pleuritis) or a rib fracture.
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