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Chest pain after exercising. Hurts to inhale deeply. Could you shed any light?

I started excercising again after a long time, cycling for 4km. This was the day before yesterday. Afterwards I experienced a pain in my chest , about an inch from the centre to the right, and located higher than my heart . I would say in the middle between my diaphram and my collarbone. I feel it when I move my right arm inwards across my chest, or take very deep breaths, or inhale very deeply and keep my breath. Yesterday I skipped rope for 15min and did 30 dips on chairs. The pain is still there when move. Could you shed any light please?
Asked On : Sun, 18 Nov 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for posting your query.

Pain in right side of the chest you have after excercising after a long time seems to be due to muscular strain.

I advice you to stop heavy excercise for few days.

You can take anti inflammatory drug like Motrin 1 tablet with food as and when required (upto 4 tablets daily) for pain and muscle relaxant to relif the spasm after discussing with your doctor.

Wishing you good health
Dr Saurabh Gupta
Answered: Sun, 18 Nov 2012
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