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very sharp pain under right breast, pain in right shoulder,

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very sharp pain under right breast, pain in right shoulder, shallow breathing since 8:30 last night. hasn not abated
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 5 years ago.


Do you take any other medicine?

Did you have any test?

Do you have any other sympXXXXX XXXXXke cough, fever or previous illness?

Thank you.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Are you still there?
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 5 years ago.

I was waiting for your reply to my info request.


I would advise to go to ER for an examination.

Shallow breathing, pain can be due to inflammation & infection of pleura.

Pain under right breast & shoulder can be due a gall bladder pain too.

Gall bladder pain can be referred to right shoulder.

But with shallow breathing you need an urgent examination by doctor & tests.

X ray, ultrasound examination, blood are likely to be necessary.

I hope this information helps.

I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

Please feel free for any follow up query.

Best wishes.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I had my gall bladder removed in 1985. But I agree the pain is similar to a gb attack. Would I feel this pain on the right side if it were appendicitis?
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 5 years ago.

In appendicitis the pain typically starts around the umbilicus, then it shifts to the right lower quadrant.

It does not sound like appendicitis.

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Best of health.
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