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Sharp pain in chest while inhaling - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have been having pains in my chest and shoulder for some days now
Doctor :   What kind of pain
Doctor :   pressing, squeezing or burning
Doctor :   pricking sensation
Doctor :   etc
User :   it's more of a sharp pain which gets worse when i i can't breathe in deeply
Doctor :   Does anything in particular increase the pain
User :   inhaling
Doctor :   anything reduces the pain
Doctor :   did yu take any medicine?
User :   if i stand up...lying down is worse...i haven't taken anything
Doctor :   What is your age, Occupation
User :   21, i'm a student
Doctor :   Do you have cough
User :   no
Doctor :   cold, fever?
User :   no
Doctor :   Does pain increase on reunning
Doctor :   or walking
Doctor :   or taking stair case?
User :   no
User :   just vreathing and lying dow
Doctor :   IS it for the first time
User :   yes
Doctor :   or any previous episodes
User :   no
Doctor :   Location?
Doctor :   Did you hurt any time?
User :   not to my knowledge
Doctor :   What do you think is the reason for the pain?
Doctor :   Location?

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