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    Kulyn posted:
    I have just quit smoking after 30+years. I am 2 weeks in and now my chest has started having a dull ache, especially when I cough. Any suggestions as to what is going on, how long does it last, do I need to see a Dr. now, how can i alleviate this?
     
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    editor_morgan responded:
    Hi Kulyn,

    First off, congratulations! That is quite the achievement and you should be very proud of yourself.

    There are a lot of causes for chest pain. I highly suggest clicking this link and reading up on the various causes for chest pain .

    Ultimately, I motivate you to consult a doctor sooner than later when it comes to chest pain especially when the pain is brought on after a cough. Knowledge is power when it comes to your health and it's best to be proactive rather than reactive. If something is wrong then it's best to catch it early.

    In the meantime, here are home treatments for chest pain .

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