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Sharp stabbing pain in left shoulder while coughing and inhaling?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: See below

3 possibilities: pleurisy (pleuritis), pericarditis, or muscular strain.
Testing needs to be done to separate these: examination, maybe blood work, maybe echo, maybe chest x-ray depending on your exam. If you have fever, consider this to be more urgent.

In brief: See below

3 possibilities: pleurisy (pleuritis), pericarditis, or muscular strain.
Testing needs to be done to separate these: examination, maybe blood work, maybe echo, maybe chest x-ray depending on your exam. If you have fever, consider this to be more urgent.
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