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I get this sharp pain in my chest when I take a deep breath. Is this normal?

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Dr. Scott Mackinnon
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Chest pain

If it occurs only with deep inspiration, likely causes could include muscle strain, rib fracture, costochondritis, tracheitis(swelling of airway passage due to flue or cold).
The onset of these symptoms, coupled with location of pain can help differentiate cause(s).

In brief: Chest pain

If it occurs only with deep inspiration, likely causes could include muscle strain, rib fracture, costochondritis, tracheitis(swelling of airway passage due to flue or cold).
The onset of these symptoms, coupled with location of pain can help differentiate cause(s).
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: No pain is normal

Consult with your doctor about this pain.

In brief: No pain is normal

Consult with your doctor about this pain.
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