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chest pain

I feel a sharp pain in the right side of my chest when taking a deep breath and when yawning
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2139815 tn?1344999914
I'm 25 and experience it quite often. In my case, I find it harmless...other than a shooting stabbing pain when breathing. Just take soft easy breathes for a short period. I did notice that I got it more and more as I progressed in my pregnancy. In any case just to be certain, always ask your doctor! Hope you feel better soon!
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875426 tn?1325528416
Take a couple fingers and gently probe along your ribs on that side and see if you don't pinpoint a small area that hurts really bad when you push a little on it.  If you find such a place (or a trained medical professional does), consider whether or not you may have costochondritis.... do a search on it and see if you think that sounds like your situation.  Make sure it isn't anything more serious with a health care professional.  If they diagnose you with costochondritis, they may prescribe a few days of cyclic anti-inflammatory medication and suggest rest of the area and moist heat on it.
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