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i have a sticking in my lungs and causes major pains, and i dont know what it is, I've been trying for a long time to find out what it is.
if i take a deep breath it hurts really badly, there are sometimes when i get a sticking feeling in my lungs, and after i eat it hurts alot, usually i cant run too much, I've had to quit playing sports because of it. i don't have a clue what it is, i need help. Doctor's say im fine, but i know im not, when i hold a deep breath my right rib hurts and then i get that sticking feeling in both my ribs.

please help me.


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replied April 13th, 2009
Lungs and Respiratory Disorders Answer A6311

If you had serious pulmonary infection previously, then there is a possibility that the fluids have not been absorbed completely, thus partially attaching the two pleural layers. This might have additionally put pressure on some of the nerves in the vicinity which is detected by you only when you take a deep breath.
One other option is that you might be experiencing hiatal hernia. Hiatal hernia is a condition in which the upper part of the stomach protrudes into the thoracic cavity through a weak spot in the diaphragm. The symptoms might be aggravated after eating when the stomach is filled and the protrusion is more likely. X-ray of the stomach might confirm or rule out this condition.

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