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pain on left side when coughing or sneezing

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Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
See doctor: You don't tell us your age, or where the pain is. On the left side of what? Chest? Head? Abdomen? Pelvis? If you have persistent chest pain on coughin ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal pain: Usually associated with pulled muscle or more rarely a rib fracture can hurt with cough, sneeze or deep breathing. Local heat for no more than 20 minu ... Read More
Dr. Jerry Judd Pryde
26 years experience Travel Medicine
Rib fracture or....: any trauma? if not could be a pulled intercostal muscle from a sneeze or cough..REALLY painful but it will go away.
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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Could be worriesome: Are you having any nausea or vomiting? Any areas of the abdomen bulging out again? It could be that you just "tweaked" scar tissue from the sneezing ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Muscular spasm: It sounds like cervical (neck) spasm or subluxation (minor disruption of a vertebrae). I would advise you to see your physician an M.D. Or a D.O. The ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
45 years experience Family Medicine
Tough: How long has problem occurred ? Could be many causes. Early shingles, spasms between ribs, irritation at rib/cartilage junction, something going on ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain below rib cage: Could be gas in colon or lung issues infection versus clot, ( especially if on birth control and smoke) , or spleen if had injury, or kidney stone / ... Read More
A 85-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ho
Dr. John Ho answered
26 years experience Interventional Radiology
PE : This may be symptomatic of a Pulmonary Embolus. If you don't have an IVC filter you should go to get a CTA of chest to look for PE and if you have one ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Blood?: Is your urine smoky, dark, or bloody? You could have another kidney stone.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Buck Parker
17 years experience General Surgery
Pneumonia: Sounds like you have pneumonia in the left lung. I advise to see your doctor as soon as possible.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Go see ur FamilyDoc: Sensitivity to touch makes me think of zoster/shingles (http://goo.gl/TaqS6s). Without that, I think of pleurisy which could due to pneumonia. Perhaps ... Read More
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