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My sister keeps getting random sharp pains in her lower left side/back it mainly happens at night and when she takes a breathe.?

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Pleurisy

Pleurisy (an inflammation of the lining of the lung) would be most likely in an otherwise healthy young person.
It typically causes sharp pain with inspiration (taking a deep breath). Anti-inflammatory medications are the drugs of choice for treatment of this benign disease.

In brief: Pleurisy

Pleurisy (an inflammation of the lining of the lung) would be most likely in an otherwise healthy young person.
It typically causes sharp pain with inspiration (taking a deep breath). Anti-inflammatory medications are the drugs of choice for treatment of this benign disease.
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