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When i coughed I felt something pop on the middle of my right side under my rib and It still hurts when I cough

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Rib pain: may have cracked a rib or a rib cartilage

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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
Cartilage/ligament : It's usually the border of the cartilage and bone. They run together and can cause a popping sensation. It can happen also between the rib spaces if f ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: your costal cartilage is rubbing against the adjacent one. If it not painful or associated with a mass, it is probably nothing. If it persists, show ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Likely rib issue: Posssible you have a rib that is out of place or the cartilage between your sternum (breast bone) and ribs is irritated. To make sure it is nothing e ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Pulled muscle?: you may be did too much. Try to do stretches and take some Motrin.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience Gynecology
DO or DC: It is not unusual to get a rib out of place. Try gently stretching, twisting, bending. Sometimes it will go back on its own. Also consider seeing a ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O CRYPT TRAPPING: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured and a full panel of blood work. Empiric antibiotics Also ENT ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Rib pain: This sounds like a rib sprain. Rest and a heating pad help. Usually this is a strain of the intercostal muscles.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Inflammation : Inspiratory chest pain can be from inflamation of the lining of the lungs (pleurisy) caused by infection (pneumonia, etc) and other conditions. Pain ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
34 years experience Family Medicine
Try ice or heat: There are several things that can cause swelling and pain in the back of the head. IT can be an skin cyst, which may be infected. It could also be an ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Need doctor to check: Lower right abdominal pain can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain can worsen over time, with fever coming on) ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pleurisy: You really ought to get this checked. You may have an infection but it also can be a muscle pain. Nevertheless, see your doctor, especially if you are ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Cervicalgia: Neck and head pain from any number of medical issues. You must be seen and examined. Get an xrya of your neck and use Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Smith
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Left-Sided Pain: Left-sided chest pain can be from the heart, lung or the rib cage and surrounding musculature. Less frequently the spleen unless you've experienced re ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Inflammation or GERD: Most likely costochondritis ( inflammation of the cartilage in the chest wall) or GERD. Could also be related to heart & lung disease, so I recomm ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your Family Doc,: To be evaluated, investigated ; treated properly. Good luck and best wishes for the new year.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Ip
Dr. Ivan Ip answered
12 years experience Hospital-based practice
Sounds like costo: If it hurts when you press on it, it's probably costochondritis, or inflammation of the rib/cartilage. Try an anti-inflammatory and it should help.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be gas pains: Make sure to do a complete food allergy panel to see what you may be allergic to that you're unaware of that you're eating that's producing this exces ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: Sounds like a muscle strain. It won't hurt to see your doctor.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Adhesions from: Surgery- see your pcp or surgeon.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Diaphragm: You may have diaphragmatic irritation on the left side. When you breath the diaphragm moves down. This could be the pain you are feeling. If your pai ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
? Ovarian cyst or?: You need to see dr for diagnosis & possible treatment. Pain needs to be addressed. More medical history, physical examination & likely an abdominal ul ... Read More
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