San Antonio, TX
A 44-year-old female asked:
My rib hurts after a coughing fit
does not hurt to touch
hurts when coughing or sneezing?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
General Surgery 32 years experience
Coughing: It is rare, but possible to crack a rib with severe coughing. Okay to get a chest x-ray. Okay to get evaluated for chronic sinusitis as a cause of your cough. Good luck.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2013
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