A member asked:

Hello my boyfriend has some broken ribs and he coughed on some water and is complaining of pain in his side, will he be okay?

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Dr. Anthony Rooklin answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

Broken ribs are certainly very painful especially in the first few weeks. Coughing or anything else which causes them to move will elicit pain. He will be alright.

Answered Nov 22, 2013



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