What Causes Chest Pain When Taking Deep Breaths or Lying down?

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There could be several reasons why someone would experience chest pain when taking deep breaths or while lying down. A person could have a cracked rib or a bruised lung. They might be suffering from some type of severe indigestion. Since there are so many things that can cause chest pain, the best course of action is to call your physician or dial 911. Describe your symptoms and they should be able to tell you if you need to visit the ER.
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You need to see your doctor about this problem: It is possible that it could be a chest infection, which is why it is important to speak to your doctor.
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This could be caused from muscular strain or upper
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Could it be this? Precordial catch syndrome. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Precordial_…. "PCS manifests itself as a very intense, sharp pain, typically at the left side
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Hi Kyle, At your age cardiac causes would be very rare. Read the symptoms link, and tell me which one "looks" best and get back to me (do you smoke and/or use BC pills?
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