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Sharp stabbing pain in between breasts, between shoulder blades and front bottom of neck, comes and goes suddenly, hurts to inhale deeply.

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Dr. Joseph Margheim
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Needs further workup

This very well could be pleurisy, which is an inflammation between the chest wall and lung.
Having had a recent respiratory tract infection is a classic preceding finding. However, it may also be a sign of a more serious condition, especially in the setting of shortness of breath, swelling of the legs and history of smoking and use of birth control pills. See your doctor for a physical exam ASAP

In brief: Needs further workup

This very well could be pleurisy, which is an inflammation between the chest wall and lung.
Having had a recent respiratory tract infection is a classic preceding finding. However, it may also be a sign of a more serious condition, especially in the setting of shortness of breath, swelling of the legs and history of smoking and use of birth control pills. See your doctor for a physical exam ASAP
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