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My lower abdomen hurts when I cough. How come?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Muscle strain...

There are many muscles that are involved with coughing.
The muscles in your abdomen could be strained with coughing. This will resolve once the cough is completely gone. If this pain worsens after the cough is gone, see your doctor.

In brief: Muscle strain...

There are many muscles that are involved with coughing.
The muscles in your abdomen could be strained with coughing. This will resolve once the cough is completely gone. If this pain worsens after the cough is gone, see your doctor.
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