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What causes pain below the left breast?

I have pain below my left breast. It is like a pins and needle pain, however it comes and goes. I had some allergy issues in the past two weeks and coughed quite a bit. I thought the pain was brought on by the coughing now I am not so certain. As the coughing has been stopped nearly a week, and the pain is not abating. What could this be?
Wed, 27 Jun 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

You are having cough before 2 week.
Hence, because of excessive cough you can have muscle strain and so pain can be there. Your physical left breast examination should be done to exclude any organic cause if present.

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