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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   HEllo
Doctor :   HOw can I help ?
User :   hi...i have a question, my friends mom whom is 41 is having sharp pains under her rib on her right side. it hurts for her to cough, laugh, sneeze and breath. what is this?
Doctor :   Since when has she been having the same and Did she get any Injury to the same Spot earlier
User :   it started this month, went away and then came back and no she has not had and injury
Doctor :   Ok Did she get any Investigations Done for the same
User :   she got a chest test done but her lungs are fine
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   I am Suspecting it to be some infection in the Abdomen that she might be having an
Doctor :   It shall need to be addressed with the Appropriate Antibiotics

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