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Rib pain in early pregnancy, 16 weeks

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wawabear Fri 07-Nov-14 22:17:36

Hi all

I'm 16 weeks and developed pain in ribs that feels like I'm being squashed or like the day after a hard work out.

I've had a v bad cough for past few weeks and I thought it was through coughing but now the cough is getting better and pain is getting worse.

Anyone else had this? xx

deborah86 Fri 07-Nov-14 22:29:02

Ive had rib pain on and off since about 16wk, im now 36wk. Its just under the bra line and feels like its my ribs getting pushed out. I find a hotwater bottle and a little rest helps me. Hope you feel better

wawabear Sat 08-Nov-14 01:56:58

Went to hospital to get checked out and they said strained chest, muscles through coughing and as a result of my diaphragm being pushed upwards.

They gave me a painkiller that they give to ladies in labour so I can get some peace and cough up the rest of the crap that's down there! Looking forward to some happier days ahead!

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