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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Suggest treatment for severe pain under breast while coughing

I would like to see if you can help me with this I had a cold for a month and 3 days now well that s what I was told it was I m hurting under my left breast down into my ribs it hurts when i cough when I breathe it s even hard for me to get out of bed or sit down when I cough or sneeze is very painful I can t bend over or even squat down without pain it hurts to breathe it hurts to inhale doctor what could it be
Mon, 16 Feb 2015
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
apply pain killer gel & hot packs twice a day,
take paracetamol for pain,
consult physican for physical examination.
he would order for-
hemogram with esr,
x-ray chest,
ultrasound,to rule out infection in lungs ( pneumonitis ),pleural effusion ,
doctor would prescribe antibiotics ,
take care,
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