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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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Have this on & off cough for long time, 3 days ago i cough really hard & feel pain on my left side of chest, i feel pain now everytime i cough.

Have this on & off  cough for  long time, 3 days ago i cough  really hard  & feel pain on my left side of chest, i feel  pain now  everytime i  cough.

Fracture/muscle pull: You may have fractured a rib or tore an intercostal muscle from the coughing. Have it evaluated and also find out why so cough so much. ...Read more

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I get a pain on right side of chest when i cough?

Costochondritis: A very common reason for chest pain associated with coughing is inflammation of the cartilage where the ribs attach to the breast bone called costochondritis. It can also be caused by an inflammation of the pleura which is the tissue which covers the lung and called pleurisy. If it continues you should check in with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a pain on right side of chest when ever i cough this just started a few days ago?

I have a pain on right side of chest when ever i cough this just started a few days ago?

Likely not serious: Many people strain the muscles and/or the ligaments in the chest with severe coughing. If your cough and/or your pain persists, it is advisable to see your primary care doctor to have this further investigated. ...Read more

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Right side of chest and shoulder hurts, coughing up blood, headace, and cough that won't go away. Heeelp?

Right side of chest and shoulder hurts, coughing up blood, headace, and cough that won't go away. Heeelp?

See below: Go. See your physician . There are numerous pulmonary problems it the differential diagnosis with your symptoms . A thorough history and physical exam is necessary . Good luck thank you. ...Read more

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