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I just had pneumonia. I was cleared 2 weeks ago, but 3days later I got a sharp pain on my right "side" below the rib. Movement, cough, & touch = pain?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: Pleurisy

It sounds like pleurisy.
If it has come up suddenly after you were better, you should be seen.

In brief: Pleurisy

It sounds like pleurisy.
If it has come up suddenly after you were better, you should be seen.
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine

In brief: Possibilities...

This sounds musculoskeletal and can be due to muscle strain, cartilage inflammation or even a rib fracture.
Once the cough completely resolves, this pain should gradually improve over days to a week or so. See your doctor if these symptoms are worsening.

In brief: Possibilities...

This sounds musculoskeletal and can be due to muscle strain, cartilage inflammation or even a rib fracture.
Once the cough completely resolves, this pain should gradually improve over days to a week or so. See your doctor if these symptoms are worsening.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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