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A 37-year-old female asked:

Pain in rt side just under ribs, very tender to touch. developed after flu/bronchitis & 2 wks of intense coughing. xray, cbc/cmp unremarkable. cough, chest pain/tightness improving; pain in side is the same. hurts to stretch, bend, & esp cough!

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Mgt: Your symptoms are most likely related to pleuritis. If there is a fever spike, I would suggest seeing your physician right away.
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