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What is the cause of chest pain?

Ive had a pain across in my chest going right across both armpits, usually worsened by deep breathing, coughing, bending over, deep breathing, Ive had it for just under 2 months now, I got Ill with a cold a couple of weeks after it started and is still here now, any ideas?
Wed, 15 Jul 2015
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thanks for your question
I completely understand your question
cough of long duration and upper resp tract infection if not treated can lead to lower resp tract infections.
pain on deep inspiration can be due to pleural effusion , and can be muscular due to excessive cough .
you need to c a pulmonologist and get a chest xray done to diagnose accurately the certain cause of your diseases
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