Chest swelling and sharp pain, already on antibiotics for chest infection

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So spent night in hospital for chest infection on Tuesday night. Been on 50mg steriods and 500mg Co amoxiclav three times a day.

Pulled my back muscles coughing yesterday so taking diazepam as doctor prescribed for it as asthmatic so can't take ibruprofen.

However today when woke up my lower right lung area is swollen and have acute sharp stabbing pain when cough and constant pain which is dull. Anyone any idea what it is? I'm wondering if diaphragm or maybe need to see doctor for 3rd day this week 😒

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    Hi Sarah where you lying on the affected side ? Needs checking out anyway.

    Same place as you 3 ths chest infections asthma coughing steroids and antibiotics so I sympathise......have been still feel rubbish.

    Hope you get sorted and feel better soon 

    ...........Big hug 

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    Hi sarah 10114

    The main thing is - don't panic; it may be nothing or it may be more serious. See your GP for a professional diagnosis?

    Hope this resolves the problem - if not go back -don't let it drag on to something more sinister.

    Kind regards



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