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19 year old left side chest small aching pain lasts less than a minute, worse when I breathe in, approx 3 times a day. What could it be? Stress?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics
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In brief: Chest pain concerns

Most chest pains in healthy children and young adults are non-cardiac in origin.
They are mostly muscular in nature or due to other inflammation of the rib cage. Occasionally temporary thickening of lining over lung or a small pocket of air can cause chest pain when breathing in. If pain recurs, worsens or u develop additional symptoms such as fever, difficulty in breathing, get yourself checked.

In brief: Chest pain concerns

Most chest pains in healthy children and young adults are non-cardiac in origin.
They are mostly muscular in nature or due to other inflammation of the rib cage. Occasionally temporary thickening of lining over lung or a small pocket of air can cause chest pain when breathing in. If pain recurs, worsens or u develop additional symptoms such as fever, difficulty in breathing, get yourself checked.
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
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Dr. Stephen Chernay
Pediatrics

In brief: Tendonitis rib

Not stress.
Sounds like non seriou condition, but would do chest x-ray to rule out more serious pathology.

In brief: Tendonitis rib

Not stress.
Sounds like non seriou condition, but would do chest x-ray to rule out more serious pathology.
Dr. Stephen Chernay
Dr. Stephen Chernay
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