chest hurts when i take a deep breath

Pericarditis is an inflammation of the tissue layers surrounding the heart. The chest pain of pericarditis is generally sharp and stabbing. It can radiate to the back, neck, or arm. The pain may get worse when taking a deep breath or lying flat and reduce when leaning forward.


Updated: July 5, 2016 — 8:25 am
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