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Extremely fit male teenager, who hasn't had any recent

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Extremely fit male teenager, who hasn't had any recent accidents or falls, complains of sharp pain towards base of 2 ribs right side near shoulder blades when taking a deep breath.Please advise on possible diagnoses.
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Hello Richard I'm Dr Chip

Any cough or fever?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, none at all.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for replying!

Any tenderness in that area?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'll find out tomorrow, when I'm seeing the 'patient'.

OK--let me know

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I've talked to the 'patient'. No, no tenderness at all.

OK

Most likely this is a simple case of pleurisy--inflammation of the lining of the lung

But it could be pneumonia or bronchitis so he needs to see a doctor for an exam and a chest x-ray to check that

Please let me know if you need any more information

tazechip, M.D.
Category: Orthopaedics
Satisfied Customers: 38375
Experience: Board certified in trauma surgery and critical care medicine
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Very many thanks for your help and advice.

My pleasure and call on me anytime