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Stabbing pain (heart?) under left breast. During an episode it hurts to breath in or exhale. I have to take short shallow breaths until it subsides (?)

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Dr. Ly Phan
Surgery
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In brief: See your doctor

It could be minor as chest wall pain or could be as serious as heart or lung related problem. Best seek local doctor for closer eval.

In brief: See your doctor

It could be minor as chest wall pain or could be as serious as heart or lung related problem. Best seek local doctor for closer eval.
Dr. Ly Phan
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Pleuritic pain

Pain such as this is termed pleuritic and is often related to muscle or nerve irritation in the chest wall or in the lining of the lung.
This pain is often concerning to patients but is very rarely related to anything of significance if it is intermittent and brief. Anything else should prompt a visit to your doc for evaluation.

In brief: Pleuritic pain

Pain such as this is termed pleuritic and is often related to muscle or nerve irritation in the chest wall or in the lining of the lung.
This pain is often concerning to patients but is very rarely related to anything of significance if it is intermittent and brief. Anything else should prompt a visit to your doc for evaluation.
Dr. Dan Fisher
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