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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 Angela Hosfield, Community Member, asks

Q: I have pain on the right side of my chest and it hurts to take deep breaths.

When I yawn it hurts especially.  I am a healthy 24 year old and just had a physical and everything seemed normal.  The pain is worse when I lay down or bend over.  What could this be?

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4/12/11 11:07pm

Hi Angela Hosfield,


You should discuss this with your physician.  It may be heart-related but the symptoms could be related to another condition.  Here is a link to the

Symptoms of a Heart Attack and

Heart Attack Symptoms in Women


Take care,


Shauna Hill, RD, LD

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By Angela Hosfield, Community Member— Last Modified: 04/12/11, First Published: 04/12/11