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When i cough or take a deep breathe i get a pain in my left side below my rib cage what does this mean?

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Dr. Mahmoud Moammar
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Chest pain...

This could be a musculoskeletal pain that happens after a workout or a sudden movement .
If this is associated with a cough, shortness of breath or fever, i would recommend having a chest xray to exclude some lung diseases like pneumonia, pleural effusion...Etc.

In brief: Chest pain...

This could be a musculoskeletal pain that happens after a workout or a sudden movement .
If this is associated with a cough, shortness of breath or fever, i would recommend having a chest xray to exclude some lung diseases like pneumonia, pleural effusion...Etc.
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