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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depend: Depend upon what symptoms is producing you.If the symptoms are svere(such as vascular or nerve compression)the answer is yes, however if symptoms are ... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
See U PCP : For evaluation and he can refer u to an orthopaedic.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: About 1 in 10 people who have a cervical rib develop thoracic outlet syndrome. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. Blood vessel compression o ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
21 years experience Sports Medicine
Is it symptomatic?: We generally don't treat cervical ribs unless they are causing a problem. If they cause pain or disability, anti inflamatory drugs or manipulation ma ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajan Gupta
26 years experience Pain Management
No cerv rib: One there are no cervical ribs in the body so if u have them they are all extra.. Lol. Get your neck pain checked.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Thoracic outlet working theory it.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
26 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: Many people remain asymptomatic with a cervical rib. The most severe complication is thoracic outlet syndrome caused by compression of the brachial p ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
26 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: Many people remain asymptomatic with a cervical rib. The most severe complication is thoracic outlet syndrome caused by compression of the brachial p ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: If it's a symptomatic then nothing is needed. If it is, i'd recommend seeing a cardio thoracic surgeon or orthopedic surgeon that specializes in this ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
26 years experience Pediatrics
Rare: Most studies cite rates of 1 in 500 (0.2%) of the general population.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Nerves are pinched: Thoracic outlet is the result of the big nerves and blood vessels in the neck and chest being pinched by the muscles and bones at the top of the rib c ... Read More
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