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Having sharp pain on left side in upper chest while breathing deeply. Suggest?

Apr 2014
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Have a sharp pain on left side in upper chest each time I breathe deeply.
Posted Sun, 3 Nov 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Indu Kumar 52 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Need proper clinical examination and investigation

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for writing to XXXXXXX

You have left sided chest pain and your age is 58 years, so all possibilities should be ruled out.
You need proper clinical examination and investigations.
Investigations include routine hemogram,RBS,LFT,RFT,Lipid profile,Ultrasound of abdomen,ECG in all leads, chest X-ray (PA view),upper GI endoscopy, CT Scan can be done if needed.
Causes may be cardiac,respiratory or musculoskeletal.
Proper treatment can be given after clinical examination and investigation reports.
Get well soon.

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