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What causes right shoulder pain after coughing?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Diaphragm spasm

The diaphragm and the deltoid muscles share a common ennervation.
When you have diaphragm spasm with coughing or sneezing the pain is referred to the shoulder, usually right sided.

In brief: Diaphragm spasm

The diaphragm and the deltoid muscles share a common ennervation.
When you have diaphragm spasm with coughing or sneezing the pain is referred to the shoulder, usually right sided.
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