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Can An Old Rib Injury Cause Pain That Comes Back After 5 Years
Blood in urine from injury.. Should i take my son to the ER or to the doctors office? My 14 year old plays baseball and was hitone in the lower spinal area and then again in the left back rib area by bad pitches from a 16 year old pitcher (pretty hard).
Would an fracture or bruising of ribs in the back cause blood in stool? Right side. 48 year old, male. Non smoker.
I am 17 years old and have a tissue mass on the lower left rib cage, It hurts every-time i breathe i haven't had any injuries or sicknesses reacently?
More information: Is the mass red? Warm to touch? How long has it been there? You really need to have a doctor LOOK at it and get some more information about the nature of this mass. Make an appointment to see your physician asap . Don't delay. It may be nothing, but the fact that it makes you hurt to take a deep breath, it can lead to other more problematic issues. ...Read more
My first rib injury two years ago has caused brachial plexus injury as well. I know there are drugs and took gabapentin. What else besides drugs?
30 year old female having sever anxiety over my first and only CT scan for a rib injury, terrified one scan is going to give me cancer in a few years?
The theoretical risk: of any procedure or treatment should always be weighed against the benefit. In your case, the theoretical risk of developing a radiation induced cancer from one chest CT is slight, about 0.09% over your baseline risk. To put that in perspective, you have about a 10x higher lifetime risk of dying in a motor vehicle accident. Yet few people worry very much about getting in their car. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For years I have pain in my mid back lower rt rib area. It comes and goes. Lying on my back, sitting against a chair, all causes pain. ?
Thoracic pain: Sounds like you need to have a proper work-up for your thoracic spine pain. Years of pain is not normal! your doctor will likely performs physical exam and may order imaging based in your symptoms (x-ray, mri). They will also likely send you to physical therapy if you haven't done this. Conservative medications may be in order and you may consider: chiropractic, acupuncture, massage... Bless you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: A traumatic event that causes a rib injury could cause a muscular rent, which is , by definition, a hernia. A bulge on the side of a rib injury could also be due to some muscle laxity, which could be contributed to some degree of denervation associated with trauma. This can also be caused by herpetic infection (shingles.) a good physical exam can define a hernia. Good luck. ...Read more
Sharp back pain below right side ribs. 4th time time year and numerous test, no gall badder as it was remover 30 years ago. Five or more ER visits ?
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