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bottom of my rib cage hurts after sit ups

A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
17 years experience General Surgery
Pulled muscle?: you may be did too much. Try to do stretches and take some Motrin.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Pulled muscle.: Take an otc pain medications. Pharmacist can help you to choose one. If you deveop additional symptoms such as fever than see your doctor.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: An abdominal wall muscle pull or strain. Try heat and rest and something like ibuprofen. Have an examination with a doctor if it persists.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle: If your pain is exercise related, especially at your age, you have probably sprained an abdominal muscle. Go easy on the ab exercises until your symp ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Rib cage pain: If you can pinpoint the discomfort to the rib cage and not the abdomen, then gall bladder, lung or liver pathology is not likely. Has there been a rec ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Inflammation : Have you had an HLA B27 test ever done? If negative could be bone, cartilage or nerve issue.
A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Heat and Motrin: Local heat and Motrin may be helpful in reducing pain. If the pain persists. please see your physician.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has f ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Tseng
22 years experience General Surgery
At : At the time of cholecystectomy, some stones can pass in to the bile duct and stay there for a very long time, even years. Occasionally, years later t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Owen
41 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not usually: Pain in that location after coughing is usually caused by a strain of the muscles and ligaments used to generate a forceful expiration - i.e. A cough ... Read More
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