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A 36-year-old female asked:

I woke up with a pain in my side. it hurts when i cough or move certain ways. i just finished a med pack of prednisone for wheezing. should i worry?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Probably OK: If you had had violent coughing spells when you had the asthma attack, this may well cause chest cage pain (costochrondritis). This usually improves in a couple of weeks. If not, then you need to talk your doctor for further assessment.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Reevaluation needed: You should see the doctor that is treating you for a follow up revaluation, .

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Last updated Dec 4, 2013

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