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I had rib pain due to excessive coughing. Majority of pain is gone after few days but some minor pain left. Does this indicate rib strain or fracture?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Muscle strain

Most likely a muscle strain.
Not anything to worry about from what you describe. Antiinflammatory medication could be helpful.

In brief: Muscle strain

Most likely a muscle strain.
Not anything to worry about from what you describe. Antiinflammatory medication could be helpful.
Dr. David Astrachan
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