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I have a sharp pain at my ribs area under my right chest when i breathe.. I have not experience such pains before. Could it be a muscle sprain?

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In brief: Several

Yes, muscles are there and pulls and strains can occur. But full story is needed.
Fever, chills, cough, smoking may lead toward a viral or other pneumonia and pleurisy. Cancer, surgery, obesity, sedentary would lead toward clots and pulmonary infarct. Gather your facts and see your pcp.

In brief: Several

Yes, muscles are there and pulls and strains can occur. But full story is needed.
Fever, chills, cough, smoking may lead toward a viral or other pneumonia and pleurisy. Cancer, surgery, obesity, sedentary would lead toward clots and pulmonary infarct. Gather your facts and see your pcp.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Have it evaluated.

A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately.
Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications.

In brief: Have it evaluated.

A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately.
Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics

In brief: Chest pain

You may have intercostal neuralgia, try Ibuprofen for relief.

In brief: Chest pain

You may have intercostal neuralgia, try Ibuprofen for relief.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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