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pain under right rib cage coughing

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ur cough may B due-: -2 pneumonia & pleurisy may B a czuse. Strain of the intercostal muscles can also B a cause. If Ur cough is productive & has gone on 4 a while ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If you have-: -bronchitis or pneumonia & are under treatment, hugging a pillow really helps.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: If you have cough with production of sputum accompanied by chest pain could be many things among them bronchitis being one . Other possibilities are p ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
35 years experience General Surgery
Strained rib: The coughing irritated the rib and the attachements- it will be sore for a bit- . Ribs are best used to have on a bbq and not to cause pain in- so, st ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
NSAIDs and rest: Sounds like you strained a muscle between your ribs. If you have no problems with your stomach and kidneys, take an anti-inflammatory such as aleve (n ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Coughing pain: If you are dealing with bronchitis, the vicious cough could be the cause. If you were older i would consider a cracked rib due to coughing. Could also ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: There is no way to tell if a rib is broken over the internet. Could be a pulled muscle, pleurisy, or pneumonia also so you need to see a doctor
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Lochemes
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stress fracture: It's very possible you have suffered from a insufficiency fracture of the rib. There are a lot of people who suffer ripped fractures from degrees of s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Right rib cage pain: Could be gallbladder, check sonongram or liver . has been seen with lung pathology like pneumonia or may be inflammation of pleura the membrane cover ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
35 years experience Pulmonology
It is: Likely you hurt your muscles between ribs, they shuld be sore. Try to stop the cough not only by suppresing it but check the source of it.

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