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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Usually no.: Typical symptoms of gallstones, biliary colic, is epigastric or right upper abdominal pain, typically after heavy or fatty meals, lasting several hour ... Read More
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
It can: Biliary colic typically causes upper abdominal pain, which can radiate to back, nausea after eating, vomiting. Some attacks feel like chest pain. Not ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Sounds like infectio: N. Better have it checked with your doc. This sounds like a bad kidney infection. But could be something else also. Better check it out. You may need ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
Yes: A persistent cough could cause a pulled muscle in back muscles or in the muscles in between the ribs. This will definitely cause pain.
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Dr. Sunil Mehra
44 years experience Pulmonology
Yes: Most likely secondary to muscle strain or if cough is due to pneumonia, then pleuritic chest or back pain depending on part of lung involved.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Coughing: You may have bronchitis or a possible asthma attack. See you doctor for a possible chest x ray.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Productive cough?: If you are having productive sputum (cough) that's not relieved by your otc meds, it's time to see your doctor for a lung exam, (and possible chest xr ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked: You have waited two weeks. You have developed a persistent cough and sounds like things are not getting better. You should get checked.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Option: Chest Xray : This usually shows may be you have some problems in the lungs due to possible viral or bacterial infection. May be you want to check with chest xray.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Visit your doctor: I am concerned about you. Where you are now is manageable but would not want you to get any worse. You should go say hello and let them make some reco ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tapan Joshi
27 years experience Pain Management
See your PCP........: See your pcp........
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Exam if continues: If the cough is getting less, and no fever, then wait for another ten days. Drink more water to try to loosen the secretions and make them easier to ... Read More

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