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A 24-year-old female asked:

pain my my right arm when i cough pretty bad, also sometimes effects my chest and back, what is it? and what would you recommend? my docs are unhelpfu

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Pain: You may have a disc problem in your cervical vertebrae and the pressure of your cough may cause impingment on you nerve causing arm and chest pain.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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