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How can nasal drainage with severe chest pain be treated?

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Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

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Posted on Fri, 5 Oct 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: I have terrible chest pain when I cough. this has lasted for 5 days. I do not have a fever. I do have nasal drainage also.
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 23 minutes later
Brief Answer:

Possibility of musculoskeletal pain is more likely.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

The possibility of musculoskeletal pain is more likely.

So avoid movements causing pain. Avoid heavyweight lifting and strenuous exercise.

Apply warm water pad on affected areas of the chest.

Take simple painkiller like paracetamol or Ibuprofen.

Don't worry, you will be alright with all these in 1-2 days.
If not improving then consult a doctor and get done chest x-ray.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Kaushal Bhavsar, Pulmonologist
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