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A 41-year-old male asked:

Coughed last week thursday and ever since have this sharp very painfull pain when ever i cough or sneeze in my left side just below the rib cage. also feels tender to the touch and constantly uncomfortable?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Musculoskeletal: Most likely the pain is related to muscle strain and can be relieved by heat and Motrin. If you have difficulty breathing, please proceed to the Emergency room right away.

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