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right lung pain for 2 months
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right lung pain for 2 months

my back hurts almost to the point of tears..the pain extends across the back (around the bra strap area) and ends in the right lung area. my dr. rx'ed me somas,because i have a smokers cough and he thinks it might be spasms, but, somas don't work..pain still there. no x-ray as yet..plz, what could this be?
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Without further testing if is difficult to say what could be causing your right lung pain for 2 months.  A chest x-ray would be the next step.  Assuming that your smokers cough means that you are smoking, now would be a good time to quit.  You may want to look at our Quit Smoking Topic Center at http://www.nationaljewish.org/topic/smoking_cessation.html for ways to help you to quit smoking.  Also check with your doctor for other quit smoking resources in your area.
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