Rated 4.7/5 based on 7 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Pain In Left Side Of Chest And Cough

Share
Dr. John McMahan
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
42 years in practice
734K people helped
1
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Board Certified
24 years in practice
282K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Sue Ferranti
3,231 doctors shared insights

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


Dr. Laura Yauch
Board Certified, Family Medicine
740K people helped
2
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Board Certified
24 years in practice
282K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
46 years in practice
65M people helped
3

3
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

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Timothy Perozek
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
17 years in practice
395K people helped
4
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Board Certified
24 years in practice
282K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
Dr. Rick Koch
Board Certified, Cardiology
16 years in practice
21M people helped
5
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Board Certified, Pulmonary Critical Care
23 years in practice
12M people helped
7

7
What could be causing pain on the left side of my chest when i cough?

What could be causing pain on the left side of my chest when i cough?

Musculoskeletal...: The chest discomfort is likely musculoskeletal from the coughing. It could be muscle strain, cartilage inflammation or bone bruise or even fracture. Once the cough resolves, the pain should resolve as well. So, see your doctor so your cough can be diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Joseph Shen
Board Certified, Cardiac Electrophysiology
25 years in practice
1M people helped
8

8
Right side of chest hurts periodically . I always feel like I have to cough, throat feels irritated/ left side tight and hurts. Blood/chestx-ray norm?

Right side of chest hurts periodically . I always feel like I have to cough, throat feels irritated/ left side tight and hurts. Blood/chestx-ray norm?

Yes, but look deeper: Perhaps, but you need to dig deeper. Look for a physician who performs multifunction cardiography : https://www.Google.Com/search?Q=multifunction+cardiogram&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&hl=en&client=safari#itp=open0. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
43 years in practice
314K people helped
9

9
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

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Grant Linnell
Board Certified, Radiology
18 years in practice
377K people helped
10

10
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

Get help from a doctor now ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Board Certified,
24 years in practice
282K people helped
Continue
72,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook