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A 49-year-old member asked:

Rib cage pain and phlegm when i cough. is this bronchitis?

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Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Could be: If you have cough with production of sputum accompanied by chest pain could be many things among them bronchitis being one . Other possibilities are pneumonia , self limiting upper respiratory tract infection . The list is long . If the symptom persists , the best thing to do is to see your pcp.

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Last updated Jul 3, 2018

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