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Hurt rib

I have had a chronic cough for 4 weeks now and still coughing.  Just yesterday after I coughed, my right side rib was hurting alot.  It hurts to move, breathe, and cough.  The pain also goes to my back on the right side and up to my armpit.  Is it possible that I have cracked a rib from coughing too hard?

Thank you,
Cassie
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It's  most likely  just your  muscles being  stretched  because  of the  coughing
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First thing that popped into my head when I saw this is gall bladder issues.  There is a saying "the 3 Fs" which is highly prevalent incidence of gall bladder problems....Female...Forties....Fat.  If this fits your profile, I would consult with doctor to eliminate this possibility.
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It sounds like it could mayb bronchitis ... i had those same systoms and found out thats wat it was. and ur muscles are strained from all the coughing ur doin.
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It sounds like it could mayb bronchitis ... i had those same systoms and found out thats wat it was. and ur muscles are strained from all the coughing ur doin.
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