Pain Around The Chest Especially During Colds And Coughs?
Hello, I’m Noviyanti, 19 years old. I am 165 cm tall and weigh 60 kg. I have a cold and cough. Yesterday night my stomach hurt on the right and left. I thought because I was hungry, so I let it sit. Then when my right rib was touched I also felt pain. And this morning when I was stretching my lower ribs, my right side was aching. for cough it also hurts. why is that?
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Pain around the chest (ribs) that is felt especially when coughing may indicate inflammation of the constituent components of the chest area, for example joints, bones, muscles, to the internal organs that are shaded. Strong chest muscle contractions when coughing can worsen this pain. Actually, not always, this condition is dangerous. However, if the intensity of pain that appears is quite severe, you should indeed check it directly to the doctor.
Some conditions that are prone to causing chest pain include:
Fibromyalgia (muscle pain and supporting tissues), can also occur due to infections, including respiratory infections that cause coughs and colds Lack of vitamins and / or neurotropic minerals Clamp nerves Internal organ disorders, such as allergies, gastritis, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), bronchitis, pneumonia, pleural effusion, or other respiratory infections (acute respiratory infections) We recommend that if your complaint has occurred for a long time and feels very disturbing, check yourself directly to the doctor or a specialist in internal medicine to be given the best treatment. If a serious condition is suspected, it could be, the doctor will recommend you a supporting examination, for example laboratory tests, X-rays, ultrasound, and so on.
Here are the initial treatments you can do:
Apply warm compresses on the painful side of the chest. Expand to rest. Avoid contact with cold temperatures, dust, smoke and other respiratory irritants. Drink more warm water, can also add ginger or lemon juice. Don't smoke. Don't eat spicy, oily foods. and cold foods and drinks Eat more regularly, especially foods that are warm and easy to digest. Take paracetamol to help minimize your chest pain. Do not carelessly take other medicines, except those prescribed directly by your doctor.