A 35-year-old female asked:
What causes pain in right side bottom of rib cage when coughing or pressing in that area?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Pleuritic Chest Pain: Inflammation :of Lung and covering of Lungs called Pleura occurs mainly due to Viral infection any chest wall movement like Taking deep Breath/ Coughing/laughing can cause pain in certain part of chest.
Infection: Bronchitis causing muscle pull from repeated coughing lead to localized chest pain
Trauma: Fall or injury to can cause pain while pressing or coughing to a localized area
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