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Pain in upper chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
User :   my upper chest is hurting
User :   a lot
User :   generally the left side
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   all the way to thwe back
User :   my pain
Doctor :   what is your age?
User :   16
User :   It's really painful
Doctor :   ok
User :   I can't sit or take in full breaths
Doctor :   how long have you been eeling like this?
User :   I can't even lay down
User :   since 9AM thismorning
User :   it kinda comes and goes
User :   but right now it;ps really hurting
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is thenature of pain ?
Doctor :   whether it is stabbing or sharp?
User :   yes
User :   sharp
Doctor :   okay
Doctor :   does anything make your pain worse?
User :   yeah
User :   when I cough
User :   sit or lay down
User :   or move my upper body
Doctor :   ok

User :   my lower to mid rib cage hurts when I try to bend over
Doctor :   Do you have any fever or rash ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok

User :   I only have 5 minutes

User :   please help me
Doctor :   it might be because of mild infection or inflammation to your lungs or l suoperficial layers of lung called pleura or sometimes it might be a severe problem
Doctor :   take over the counter analgesics for pain
Doctor :   wait for 1 day

Doctor :   if you face any breathing difficulty
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