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Awful chest pain, chronnic lung infection, sharp shooting pain in neck. What could this be?

Hi, I am 27 yrs old.A month ago i went to the er with awful chest pain , they said i had a chronnic lung infection. Since then i still have the chest pain and have also gained a sharp shooting pain up the right side of my neck , it start in my chest and radiates up.I can follow the pain with my finger its the same everytime.What could this be?
Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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It is not clear what kind of lung infection you had, has it been treated adequately or it still lingers? The chest pain could be because of involvement of pleura in the infection and the radiated pain on rt side of neck(is it neck or shoulder?) could be if diaphragmatic pleura is involved. If lungs are healthy then there can be other causes for pain. Consult your pulmonologist/family physician for further advice.
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