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thank you for the question
you need to see a lung doctor or your primary care doctor and get a chest xray or chest CT scan to check for infection in your pleural cavity or pleuristy which can cause pain in your chest.
you need to be under a doctors care if you are taking hydrocodone.
you might have the flu
you might need blood test to check for influenza flu infection which can be helped with tamiflu antiviral therapy.
if you have a pneumonia in your lungs, this can be seen on chest xray, and you might need a course of antibiotics to help clear it up.
do you have an ER or urgent care center where you can go to see a doctor and get some testing?
do you have any other questions?