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Is this pain in the muscles around my lungs from COPD?

My pain seems stop be in the muscles around my lungs. It is not a constant pain but if I reach for something, it kills me. Is this from COPD?


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  • Leon Lebowitz, BA, RRT moderator
    2 years ago

    Hi CarolF and welcome. Although we cannot provide medical advice or diagnostics over the internet (for your own safety), your concern certainly warrants a reply. Others in our online community have expressed similar issues related to the cramping/pain you’ve described. I thought this article might provide some more insight for you on this very topic: https://copd.net/living/community-feedback-rib-cramping/. Please check back with us and let us know how you’re doing.
    All the best,
    Leon (site moderator)

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