What causes cough, rib pain and shortness of breath? 3 possible conditions

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See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Lung Cancer Overview

Lung cancer is a cancer that originates in the lungs. Lung cancer often goes undetected in the early stages, since symptoms don't usually present themselves until the advanced stages of the disease.

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Costochondritis (Tietze's Syndrome)

Costochondritis is inflammation of the cartilage where the ribs attach to the breastbone. Pain worsens if you move, stretch, or breathe deeply. Women and those over 40 are most commonly diagnosed with this condition.

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Metastatic Lung Cancer

When cancer develops, it typically forms in one part of the body. This site is known as the primary site. Unlike other cells in the body, cancer cells can break away from the primary site and travel to other parts o...

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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