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This is likely muscle pull related pain.
Coughing can cause this commonly.
However, bacterial pneumonia another possibility.
Chest Xrays are recommended to rule that out.
Ibuprofen and warm compress should help in 2 weeks.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/