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Middle chest hurts when laughing in son? Going to doc today but what could it be? He's also had left chest pain, cough, and short of breathe

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics

In brief: CHESTPAIN COUGH SOB

If associated with fever, think of pneumonitis especially with rales.
If not, it can be asthmatic attack with wheezing. Md will know after exam.

In brief: CHESTPAIN COUGH SOB

If associated with fever, think of pneumonitis especially with rales.
If not, it can be asthmatic attack with wheezing. Md will know after exam.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. Thomas Rayson
Pathology

In brief: infection

The symptoms you describe are consistent with pneumonia probably viral if he has a fever he should go and see his primary care doctor to rule out bacterial pneumonia another possibility could be a pleurisy from trauma or a stretching injury in the rib cage.

In brief: infection

The symptoms you describe are consistent with pneumonia probably viral if he has a fever he should go and see his primary care doctor to rule out bacterial pneumonia another possibility could be a pleurisy from trauma or a stretching injury in the rib cage.
Dr. Thomas Rayson
Dr. Thomas Rayson
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