Hi, about 5 days ago I started to get a pain in my upper right lung, it started when I was asleep so I assummed that I had slept funny. But it is getting worse and now pretty much every time I breathe deeply, cough etc I get a shooting pain in my right top lung/ribs. On a side note I am 15 weeks pregnant, Ive asked about and it doesnt seem to be a normal pregnancy symptom. Should I get it checked out or just see if it goes?
It is unusual for a lung lesion per se to cause pain.
Your symptoms may be because of "pleurisy" which refers to inflamed covering of the lungs, or because of a muscle/bone involvement.
If you do not have cough, fever, or breathlessness, you may like to try pain-killer ointments like diclofenac gel. If symptoms do not improve, you may like to visit your doctor.
A caveat, though. Since you are pregnant, please check with your treating doctor before using any medications.
Sharp pain in upper right lung when I'm trying to sleep
I am a 15 year old female and I have smoked since I was 8 everybody in my family smokes I have been around it my entire life and I'm constantly coughing up mucous with gray stuff in it and when it gets really hot I cough constantly
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