I have had a constant dry cough on and off for months with slightly uncomfortable feeling in my oesophagus.I have not really noticed much problem with heartburn etc. My doctor sent me for a chest x-ray and I am still waiting on the result of it. I now have a dull pain under my ribs on the right side. It comes and goes, but is more annoying than really sore. When I get the dry cough I am almost sick although a few times I have been a little sick. Basically this started when my mum took ill with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma which seriously affected her gullet. She was in hospital for eight weeks until she passed away.
I wondered if some of my problems were stress related. Its been seven weeks since my mum passed away and I only returned to work a week ago.
As for the pain in my ribs, I did turn over last week and felt I had pulled a muscle. Could this be whats wrong?
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