A 21-year-old female asked:

I've had a persistent cough for almost a week. and yesterday the left side of my ribcage under my breast hurts when i breath or cough. ?

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Dr. Stuart Erner
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Cough/ribcage pain: You should get an evalution to rule out pneumonia with pleurisy. This would include an exam of your lung fields and a chest xray.
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