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A 31-year-old male asked:

Few days ago i got a severe flu follow by fever and nonstop cough (mucus). now im recover from it but i fell slight pain in rib when take deep breath.

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Dr. Virginia Phipps
Hospital-based practice 22 years experience
You'll be just fine.: You are experiencing pleuritic chest pain after your viral infection. You can have cough and some discomfort for up to 6 weeks after the infection. Some people benefit from an "asthma" inhaler. You should see your PCP if the discomfort prevents you from doing activities that are normal for you.
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