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causes of rib pain on right side

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Talk to MD: The nerves from you spine travel along the edge of the ribs to the xyphoid process, so any inflammation or irritation of the nerve at that level will ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Costochondriitis: Costochondritis is an inflammation of the junctions where the upper ribs join with the cartilage that holds them to the breastbone, or sternum. The co ... Read More
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Dr. Timothy Davis
24 years experience Radiology
Several possibilitie: Trauma, bruise, exercise, coughing, stress fracture, costochondritis, can all cause pain that should get better over several weeks. Shingles, other i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Many things: Look up rib pain costochondritis rib fracture pleuritis pneumonia - you swould have a fever.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janiece Stewart
19 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: Costochondritis can cause rib pain. Typically, the pain associated is worse with breathing, particularly deep breaths. You can have sore spots on th ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
See a your doctor: Such pain can be due to kidney problems, musculoskeletal injuries and referred pain.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Side pain: You may be getting side stitches which is a benign condition that comes o quickly and passes quickly. Ibuprofen can help if condition becomes too pain ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Many reasons: It depends on what brings the pain on, what it feels like, where exactly it is located, how long it lasts, what makes it better, and what makes it wor ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Right Upper abd pain: Causes of right upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: bile duct inflammation; gallstones; gallbladder cancer; gastritis; hepatitis; kid ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Usually it could be someting like diverticulitis of colon or constipation. Also l ovarian cyst and also l sided kidney stone passing as well is a poss ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examinati ... Read More
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