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Suggest treatment for cough and strained muscle

hi.
i have been sick for over a month now. at this point still coughing and dealing with pulled/strained/something muscles. someone (who is not a Dr.) suggested that i might have strained an intercostal muscle.....
besides going to see a medical professional, which i cannot afford, what can i do...?
thank you for your time.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016
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In my opinion you have pleurisity
if you have green sputum then you need antibiotics
unfortunately you will. need a chest x ray to confirm there is no pneumonia pr pleural effusion

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