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Sharp pains in kidney area and shoulder - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   HELLO
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   i am having sharp pains in my right kidney area and my right shoulder area when i take deep breaths should i be worried?
Doctor :   this is since when?

User :   well the kidney area is since a week and shoulder since today
Doctor :  
is is only while taking deep breath or does pain appear while other movements also?
User :   other movements also
Doctor :   than it is mostly muscular in origin

User :   meaning?
Doctor :  
it is a muscle strain
User :   how do i get rid of it?
Doctor :   rest

Doctor :  
and any painkiller
Doctor :  
for a short duration will be sufficient
User :   okay so no need to go to the er right?
Doctor :  
i think not
Doctor :  
you can try a painkiller.
Doctor :  
and in 3 to 4 days you should be free from pain
Doctor :  
if not than you can visit ER

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