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Old 10-30-2009, 11:37 AM   #1
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Two days ago my sinuses were flaring up as a result of a doctor's visit. I spent most of that afternoon sneezing. By the time the night came I was still sneezing and I noticed that my ribs (left side only) hurt.

It hasn't gone away yet and I don't want to go to a doctor for something that could be frivalous.

My ribs only hurt when I bend the wrong way, cough, or sneeze. They've been getting better slightly and the surface of the skin isn't tender or discoloured.

Should I be worried?

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Old 11-04-2009, 07:15 PM   #2
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I've had the same thing occur to me once - I came down with a pretty severe cold and was coughing/sneezing a lot. I think the pain in your ribs is caused by muscle aches (like when you work out a little too much). Personally, I didn't really think much about it and it went away after my cold went.

I could be wrong though - if you think there's something more by all means get it checked out.
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Old 11-04-2009, 10:15 PM   #3
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After seeing Dr. Crusher in the Sick Bay I was able to get through it. All better.
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Old 11-15-2009, 02:27 AM   #4
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Maybe get it checked out by a Doctor if it doesn't go away. My ex g/f actually cracked her rib from a sneeze.
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