A 23-year-old female asked:
i have had really bad back pain (right side under shoulder blade), accompanied by cough. could this just be muscle strain from the cough?
1 doctor answer
Dr. John cuong Doan answered
17 years experience Family Medicine
Only one way: to find out: go see a healthcare provider who will examine you properly and tell you whether you need further tests to rule out any potentially lethal causes including blood clot (pulmonary embolism), tumor/cancer, obstruction, nerve compression, or simple muscle pull. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap.
Answered on Jul 11, 2018
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