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Why does the left side of my chest burn when I breathe?

By Anonymous September 25, 2011 - 5:55pm
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Smoker, multiple times with pneumonia, only never felt burning like this

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Hi Anonymous,

Unfortunately, the are many possible causes for chest pain/burning. It could be something as non-emergent as heart burn or it can be something much more serious like a heart condition. Since you say that you feel it when you breathe--have you had any trauma to your chest recently? Please see your doctor as soon as possible. If it gets worse, please do not wait and go to the emergency room.

Keep us updated,


September 25, 2011 - 6:04pm
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