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Rib pain and dry cough

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
43 years experience Pulmonology
Allergies: Dry cough self limiting over a few days most likely sec to bronchitis, or post nasal drip.If there is h/o hbp i presume hypertension, check out nedici ... Read More
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Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
Cough: Maybe viral , best thing to do is see doctor get a physical exam and possibly a chest xray.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: Three days of fever over 101 and cough deserves evaluation. You may have a virus (like the flu) or an infection, like pneumonia. Do get checked.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Be checked: Your history is concerning for pneumonia. Be checked for an exam to see if you need an antibiotic. All the best.
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A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. Make sure to hydrate well, so that your mucus is moist. If coughing becomes too severe and prevents sleep; you may need to talk to your doctor ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See PCP or Dr. soon: If your dry could and painful ribs aren't resolved with cough syrup, it's time to see your pcp to find out what is going on. Your sore ribs are probab ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Chest X-ray: Best to get a chest x-ray to make sure all is ok in your chest. A bronchial infection, asthma flare up, pneumonia and acid reflux could all be possib ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Rub pain: You should see your dictor for good evaluation. You could have had trauma or may have a pneumonia. Give a good history and see your doctor
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Tao
Dr. Linda Tao answered
34 years experience Cardiology
See your doctor : I am concerned that you might have something as serious as a pneumonia or even other conditions. Please get checked out!
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Pneumothorax: Your symptoms are unlikely to be a hemathorax (blood in chest cavity) or pneumothorax (air in the chest cavity) though not impossible. With a resid ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cough with sore ribs: Try the OTC delsym (dextromethorphan) for your cough or get a codeine preparation from your doctor. The rib pain can be treated with Motrin or in sev ... Read More
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