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A 37-year-old female asked:

i have a very bad cough with back pain and chest pain when i cough .is this the flu or something else?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Cough: The flu usually includes body pain, fever, fatigue, cough, headache and sore throat.Cough with chest pain and back pain raises concerns for pneumonia or bronchitis. There are several other things possible You should see a doctor in person to listen to your lungs and have a proper evaluation.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Agree with Dr. R: If the cough lasts longer than 2 weeks, you ought to see a doctor.

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