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Why do my lungs hurt when I take a deep breath?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Perhaps serious.

There are a variety of things that could cause this.
If it just started happening hours or minutes ago and it is getting worse, seek immediate medical attention because it could be a heart attack or a pulmonary embolism. If it has been happening for a longer period of time, it might just be a muscle strain or broken rib.

In brief: Perhaps serious.

There are a variety of things that could cause this.
If it just started happening hours or minutes ago and it is getting worse, seek immediate medical attention because it could be a heart attack or a pulmonary embolism. If it has been happening for a longer period of time, it might just be a muscle strain or broken rib.
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