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I pulled some muscles in my left side a few months ago by

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I pulled some muscles in my left side a few months ago by coughing...about mid ways down...maybe it had not healed correctly or fully bit I did go to the doctor and my lungs, heart, BP all that was fine..after a few days it got better but I still have a steady dull pain on the back side of one or two of the ribs..it comes and goes...could it be gas trapped also ?? If so what's the best way to get rid of it..
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

what triggers it now?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's there fairly constant..I breathe fine, can take deep breaths fine, coughing or nothing makes it worse..like a dull pain on the back side of one rib where I hurt it a free months back...
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

sometimes these rib injuries or muscle injuries can take months to heal

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 months ago.

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