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Could you tell me why my left ribcage sticks out more than my right

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly scoliosis: one of the more common reasons a person may have an assymetry in their abdomen or trunk is a condition known as scoliosis. Scoliosis is a curvature o ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Pain is probably: not related to apparent rib protuberance, but causes such as pulmonary embolism, pleurisy, and shingles are more common. No one is perfectly symmetri ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Spleen: It is possible on description that you have an enlarged spleen. Other possibilities cannot be excluded. Best will be to see GP for an exam in order to ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: What you have asked could happen as you have experienced.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
What ever it is : only way to find out what it is by examination by your doctor , call for an appointment
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Should see your PCP-: For an examination, chest xrays, labs, maybe a ct scan, depending on what the pcp finds. Possibilities include rib fx, infection, pul embolus, straine ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Fatigue: The dark eye color is from fatigue, swelling of capillary beds and pooling of blood in the vasculature. Get more sleep! Try a caffeine based eye cream ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
ER : Need more complete information but if you have rebound tenderness I would take a pregnancy test and go to ER for a full history and physical exam
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Mazar
Specializes in Cardiology
Likely not ur heart: Given the description of your symptoms this is unlikely to be heart related pain. If it hurts more with sitting try pressing on the area while laying ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Chest pain: There are several possibilities. With it lasting this long, okay to ask for a CXR, EKG and blood tests. If these initial tests are all negative, then ... Read More

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