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coping with rib pain

how is anyone coping with extreme rib pain from daily coughing? my pulmonologist just put me on a muscle relaxant and anxiety med. helps but i sleep 12 hours at night and 5 hrs during day in a fog. but remind myself the horrid rib pain has ceased. any thoughts?

  1. did some one reply to me about rib pain?


    1. Hi jean - Yes - I was able to reply to your concern about rib pain. The posted conversation appears just below this one!
      In case, for whatever reason, you cannot see it, here is a copy of my response from yesterday (in quotes):
      Hi jean, and thanks for your post. While I'm hopeful others in the community will see your inquiry and respond with their own personal experiences, you may be interested to know that this topic (rib pain/cramps), has been a popular issue for many members in our community. In fact, we have a considerable amount of published material which focuses on this very topic which, you may find helpful to read. For your convenience, here is a link to several of those articles: https://copd.net/search?s=rib%20pain%20cramps. I do hope you find the information is helpful to you in a practical way.
      Wishing you well,
      Leon (site moderator COPD.net)"



      I do hope you are able to see this.
      Leon (site moderator COPD.net)


  2. Hi jean, and thanks for your post. While I'm hopeful others in the community will see your inquiry and respond with their own personal experiences, you may be interested to know that this topic (rib pain/cramps), has been a popular issue for many members in our community. In fact, we have a considerable amount of published material which focuses on this very topic which, you may find helpful to read. For your convenience, here is a link to several of those articles: https://copd.net/search?s=rib%20pain%20cramps. I do hope you find the information is helpful to you in a practical way.
    Wishing you well,
    Leon (site moderator COPD.net)

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