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Lower rib pain from coughing. What could be wrong?

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In brief: Rib Fracture?

Persistent coughing can actually produce a fracture of a rib.
If your pain is localized over one spot of a rib and is tender to touch pressure this is a possibility. You should consult you physician to make sure there is no other chest wall problem.

In brief: Rib Fracture?

Persistent coughing can actually produce a fracture of a rib.
If your pain is localized over one spot of a rib and is tender to touch pressure this is a possibility. You should consult you physician to make sure there is no other chest wall problem.
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
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