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Julie asked...

Sharp pain in my left side

Hello, I have had a very sharp pain in my left side, quite high up under my breast area but right on the left not sure if it's adonminal pain it's very sharp to point keeping me up at night just wondered what it is, thank you

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The answer

The sharp pain you describe may be related to the rib bone, lung or the muscles between the ribs, this may be strain or inflammation and will need examination by your doctor to diagnose this. If the problem is persist and disturbing your sleep as you say we would suggest seeing your GP as soon as possible for examination.

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