Cough, Rib pain, Shortness of breath: 3 Possible Causes
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What causes cough, rib pain and shortness of breath? 3 possible conditions

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

1

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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2

Costochondritis (Tietze's Syndrome)

Costochondritis an inflammation of the cartilage in the rib cage. Learn about costochondritis symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

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3

Metastatic Lung Cancer

Metastatic lung cancer occurs when cancer in another area of the body spreads to the lung. Learn about metastatic lung cancer symptoms, causes, and treatment.

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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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