Have I damaged something from coughing

Patient

Q: .Hi, I am almost 5 months pregnant and have had a bad cough for 4 weeks now. I feel I have lots form trapped and all I seem to be doing is coughing and then swallowing it again. I have developed a tight pain in the left side right behind my breast and in to my back. It hurts when I cough, feels really tight when I do a deep breath and am finding it difficult to do everyday tasks like bending down and even sitting. It is very uncomfortable to sleep especially turning over.

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