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I am a male and I have a sharp pain in my lower left rib cage when I breathe it jappens sometimes randomly and it doesn't feel good?

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Pleurisy

Your symptoms sound like you have pleurisy which is an inflammation of the lining of the lung.
A trial of antiinflammatory medications (ie motrin, advil, (ibuprofen) aleve) would be initially recommended.

In brief: Pleurisy

Your symptoms sound like you have pleurisy which is an inflammation of the lining of the lung.
A trial of antiinflammatory medications (ie motrin, advil, (ibuprofen) aleve) would be initially recommended.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: ?pleurisy

First, it doesn't sound heart related.
Secondly, it is important to determine whether you have cough, fever, or other symptoms. It could be costal(rib) musculoskeletal pain or mild inflammation of the membrane that lines your left lung(pleurisy). Please see a doctor.

In brief: ?pleurisy

First, it doesn't sound heart related.
Secondly, it is important to determine whether you have cough, fever, or other symptoms. It could be costal(rib) musculoskeletal pain or mild inflammation of the membrane that lines your left lung(pleurisy). Please see a doctor.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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