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I have a pain in my upper back area on the left, which is worse

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I have a pain in my upper back area on the left, which is worse when I breathe in, it hurts more if I take a deep breath. have had a very bad cold/cough which has nearly gone now, should I present to A&E
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.Coughing can cause muscle pull and this type of pain commonly.However given the location of the pain, this can be underlying heart related or from bacterial pneumonia as well.Since I am unable to examine you, you can present yourself in A & E.Muscle related symptom is more likely and treatable with NSAIDs like ibuprofen.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable and authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:
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