Heart & Cardiology/pneumonia

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I had Pneumonia for most of December. I have felt great these last 2 weeks. Yesterday, a stiffness started under my left breast which can be felt in my back. Too much movement hurts but no coughing has
returned. Is this something I should be concerned about or is this typical as I have never had Pneumonia before.

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Hi Jill,
You need to be checked out with an examination and a chest X ray. this is unlikely to be related to your heart, but rather your lungs:
http://www.cardiachealth.org/chest-pain-symptoms-your-lungs
The examination will also ensure your symptoms are not related to your heart.
Hope this helps,
Dr T
http://www.cardiachealth.org/

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