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Having chest pains in my left lung

I have sharp chest pains in my left lung right by my heart. HELP!? Randomly, I get sudden chest pains ,sharp chest pains in my left lung right by my stop it, i have to breathe small breaths and if i take a big breathe,it hurts even more.If i stand straight while it hurts, it hurts even more not unless i tilt my body slightly lasts for a minuite or ps. whenever i lay down on my chest, i really cant take big breaths .HELP ME
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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  Anonymous's Response

I have something very similar and have suffered from it on and off for years. My doctor ordered Xrays and diagnosed it as pleurisy. Hurts like hell sometimes and can be a bit scarey. I encourage you to play it safe and see your doctor. If you don't consult a doctor you most likley will not have peace of mind. If you are diagnosed with pleurisy try Aleve, it works best for me.

Answered: Mon, 18 Jan 2010
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I'd check with your GP if symptoms persist, but if I had to guess, I would probably say you had pleuritis a.k.a. pleurisy.
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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