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What causes a sharp pain in my right and left side if my chest while breathing?

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Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Pleuritis

Is a general term for pain when taking a deep breath and can be caused by a number of things, including infections and inflammation.
You should probably see your doctor about this to make sure it is not something serious. Anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen and naproxyn help with pleurisy.

In brief: Pleuritis

Is a general term for pain when taking a deep breath and can be caused by a number of things, including infections and inflammation.
You should probably see your doctor about this to make sure it is not something serious. Anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen and naproxyn help with pleurisy.
Dr. William Lizarraga
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: Pleurisy

It sounds like pleurisy.
That is an inflammation of the lining of the chest. Anti-inflammatory meds, including steroids, should help.

In brief: Pleurisy

It sounds like pleurisy.
That is an inflammation of the lining of the chest. Anti-inflammatory meds, including steroids, should help.
Dr. Gregory Hines
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