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Pain right hand side of my chest, roughly below or behind breast.Most time feels like a dull ache but when breathe deep/cough/laugh etc its sharp?

Pain right hand side of my chest, roughly below or behind breast.Most time feels like a dull ache but when breathe deep/cough/laugh etc its sharp?

Pleuritic chest pain: Is what you are describing. A common cause is a viral or bacterial lung infection but here are other conditions that can be more serious. A lung infection is reason enough to seek medical attention. ...Read more

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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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I have pain in right side when coughing and is sore to the touch under my right ribs.

I have pain in right side when coughing and is sore to the touch under my right ribs.

Pain: You probably pulled a muscle with your coughing. It should settle down and disappear .If it does not see a doctor and get a definitive diagnosis.An anti- inflammatory may help such as Advil (ibuprofen) or Aleeve ...Read more

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For 3 days, I have sharp pain right side abdomen when cough, walk, and sit. Also thepain occurs when breathing and trying to lay. I had fever, chills?

Fever chills??: Check on the fever and chills first could be viral see a doctor need hydration take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Abdominal pain could be part of the body aches that is usually associated with flue like symptoms if the pain persisted after the chills and fever you might need to be checked for a hernia good luck ...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 am dealing with bulimea and need help understanding new symptoms I have a sharp pain in my right side when i puke cough laugh or sometimes even move

I am dealing with bulimea and need help understanding new symptoms I have a sharp pain in my right side when i puke cough laugh or sometimes even move

Pain in side: You have most likely strained a muscle in your side. This should get better with time. Try Ibuprofen and cold compresses (if less than 2 days with pain). ...Read more

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If im able to push on my stomach real hard without pain can i still have appendicitis? Pain on lower right side when i walk, cough. Muscular maybe?

If im able to push on my stomach real hard without pain can i still have appendicitis? Pain on lower right side when i walk, cough. Muscular maybe?

Maybe, maybe not.: The pain would not be the only symptom, especially if the appendix is not sitting in it's usual place, which can happen sometimes. Any fever, chills or sweats? Nausea? Lack of appetite? If you have any of these symptoms, I might think it more than just muscular. And an inflamed muscle should be tender to the touch, by the way. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in right side of chest when coughing. What does this indicate?

Sharp pain in right side of chest when coughing. What does this indicate?

Rib out: From an osteopathic standpoint, you may have coughed a rib out of place. Over time it may return to normal but an osteopathic physician who specializes in manipulation may be able to help you. If you continue to cough, you will need to find the source. ...Read more

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Sore throat on right side . Also chest congestion on right side, along with head congestion pain on right side. Hurts slightly when coughing on right?

Sore throat on right side . Also chest congestion on right side, along with head congestion pain on right side. Hurts slightly when coughing on right?

Right is Not Right: You have many symptoms on your right but they may all be related. Go to your doctor or an urgent care center to make sure you haven't developed lower respiratory tract which originated from your sore throat and traveled downward. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in right side of rib cage when I cough?

What could cause pain in right side of rib cage when I cough?

Ur cough may B due-: -2 pneumonia & pleurisy may B a czuse. Strain of the intercostal muscles can also B a cause. If Ur cough is productive & has gone on 4 a while, best 2 C Ur PCP 4 eval. ...Read more