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my ribs hurt when I cough, but they don't hurt when I am just breathing. Is this likely bruised ribs?


Posted by jbsbenson

I was playing basketball, and someone jumped up and shouldered me in the ribs, as I was coming down.  It hurts when I cough, or put any pressure on it like sleeping.  I can touch the area, and it slightlely hurts.

 It doesn't hurt when I cough.

 Hopefully this is just bruised ribs. 

 
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