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Systemic lupus, sharp pain below collar bone, around ribs post eating. Taking plaquenil. Causes?

I was recently diagnosed with systemic lupus and started plaquenil just over a month ago. Just today I started having very sharp pain above and below my left collar bone and around the lower left side of my ribs....just below my ribs on my side, every time I eat anything. It eased off some after taking advil and gas- x, but returns each time I eat. What could this be?
Asked On : Fri, 5 Oct 2012
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Rheumatologist 's  Response
it could be gastritis since you are taking plauenil.
so you could take an antacid and see if it subsides.
the other could be a pleuritis since you suffer from lupus,but that seems less likely.
Answered: Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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