Could a cough lead to upper back pain?

Yes. Most likely secondary to muscle strain or if cough is due to pneumonia, then pleuritic chest or back pain depending on part of lung involved.
Yes. A persistent cough could cause a pulled muscle in back muscles or in the muscles in between the ribs. This will definitely cause pain.

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