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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have been coughing for 3 weeks and today i suddenly feel a sharp pain on my left side every time i cough it hurts more, around my chest near my arm?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Strained muscle: Cough can strain your muscles. It sounds like your case. You may want to see your doc to get your cough under control and be examined for the cause of your pain as well.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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