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What causes pain in the left breast while breathing?

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Hi. It hurts on my left side when I inhale deep breaths. I feel the pain by my left breast. And it hurts to lay on my right side. This started on Friday morning whenI woke up. Any Ideas?
Posted Sat, 25 Nov 2017 in Lump
Answered by Dr. Manjunath Metri 7 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Need further details..

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to HealthcareMagic...
I thank you for posting your query here and I am definitely going to help you out..

I read your question completely and have understood it well enough..

Please note..

1. Is there any history of trauma.. A minor collision or something?

2. Do you have cough or difficulty in breathing?

3. Can you feel some kind of lump or something in your breasts?

Please answer these things so that I can be able to get things right for you..

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Follow-up: What causes pain in the left breast while breathing? 8 minutes later
No collision or trauma. Hurts to breathe. No lumps
Answered by Dr. Manjunath Metri 8 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Need not worry.. It should be fine soon..

Detailed Answer:
Hi... Thanks for getting back...

Please note..

1. Take rest for couple of days, avoid strenuous work.. Exercise.

2. If it aches more then you can use analgesics.

3. Give some time, may be another 4 to 5 days. It should settle down on its own.

Hope this helps you..
In case you need further assistance, please contact me back..

Or, you can close the question and rate.
Take care..
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