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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics
|praku_m2003 - Wed Aug 29, 2007 7:04 am||
Am 29 yrs old, male, from past 2 days I have a sharp chest pain, when I exhale breading there's a sharp pain, I have taken pentocid before food, but still the pain remains as it is. Can you suggest me with any medications.
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Wed Aug 29, 2007 5:20 pm||
Pain that is made worse by breathing is often related to pleurisy (inflammation of the lining of the lungs). Pleurisy can be triggered by many things including a recent viral infection, other infection or trauma.
Treatment is generally with anti-inflammatories. If you pain is not getting better in the next 1-2 days I would recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation.
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