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Sharp stabbing pain in chest, pain between lungs, pain on coughing. Causes for chest pain?

had a sharp chest pain right after showering. felt like a stab in the chest, right in the front and in the center, between the two lungs. I dont need to cough , but I have pain in the same area when coughing.
Asked On : Mon, 26 Mar 2012
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Such kind of a stabbing pain is seen in pleurisy ideally. That is if there is a bit of effusion or fluid in the lungs or a small patch of pneumonia which must be causing the pain during deep breathing and coughing
Get an xray chest done and then see a chest physician for further ecvaluation as he will be able to guide you properly for any further treatment required
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