Right Side Hurts When I Cough

There are a number of reasons why coughing can cause pain in the right side. A rib fracture is one possibility, especially if other symptoms include pain when moving or breathing. An ovarian cyst can also cause pain on the right (or left) side of a woman's pelvis. The links provided here provide some reasons why a person might experience pain on the right side.

Fast Facts:

  • Gas in the intestine can cause pain to the right of the colon.
  • Pain in the right side is very common.
  • See your doctor for an accurate diagnosis.