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I am having stabbing pains (7/10) in my chest and they feel like they're in my lungs or my sternum. It hurts to breathe. Please help!

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Dr. William Byars
Family Medicine
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In brief: Get checked

If you're having sympoms of bronchitis (productive cough) it's almost certainly part of the bronchitis.
Otherwise, you should be checked to see if there's any reason to be concerned about any of the more serious causes of "pleuritic" pain such as an embolus in the lungs.

In brief: Get checked

If you're having sympoms of bronchitis (productive cough) it's almost certainly part of the bronchitis.
Otherwise, you should be checked to see if there's any reason to be concerned about any of the more serious causes of "pleuritic" pain such as an embolus in the lungs.
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