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Help me please I need your help

Patient: Hi im 20 and im getting sharp pains in my chest and low of breath should I go to the doctors

 

 

Doctor: Thanks for consulting us. Sharp pain with breathing difficulty in a Asthmatic could be due to Pulmonary infection. Invol vement of Pleura, a thin serous layer covering the lungs can cause such pain. Pneumonia with pleurisy can present like this. Investigations like CBP, CXR, etc., are helpful in differentiating the diseases. Consult Plumonologist or chest physician for further advice.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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