Ribs pain while coughing

Coughing has prolonged for a long time now and it doesn't seem to go away and now my lower left ribs pain alot when i cough or sneeze or take deep breaths and if i touch them from the outside.
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Dr. Rashmi T V
2 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | General Physician
Hi Chronic cough will present with the ribs / chest pain due to the friction between pleura… treatment should be mainly focused on cause of cough so that if cough comes down then pain reduces ..  
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