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Non smoker with strong non productive cough, soreness in rib cage and left abdomen, a large purple bruise. What could have caused this bruise?

44 yr. old male non smoker with strong non productive cough for approximately 2 weeks has had c/o soreness in lower left rib cage and lower left abdomen and side. He now has a large deep purple bruise on the lower left side approximately 8 inches in length. Wondering how this bruising could of happened.
Asked On : Thu, 22 Mar 2012
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
may be some mediciners used for the cough or the cough itself can cause this due to pressure of cough on muscles
you have allergic cough along with gerd causing this
take light antibiotics for 3 days
add montelucast 10 mg bd for 3 week
add cpm+codeine combination 1 tsf night
add liquid antacids for tds
apply neomycin mixed with antiallergics oinment for bruce
get diagnosed by doctor and treat as theytend to recur again
Answered: Tue, 25 Jun 2013
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