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I have a muscle twitching around my rib cage what is it

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It could be GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It Could be related: To stomach problem gerd.Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flo ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Various: Irritation of muscles due to overuse or contorted positions; irritation of the intercostal nerves in the rib cage; irritation of thoracic nerve roots ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: It could be any of several things. You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical e ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Berg
41 years experience Neurosurgery
Ask your Dr.: for a basic chemistry blood panel to check for low electrolytes. This can cause what your experiencing, but it can just be nothing too.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawan Tarawneh
17 years experience Neurology
See your doctor: In the absence of other symptoms, these are likely benign "fasciculations". Causes include dehydration, recent overexertion, abnormal electrolyte lev ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience Neurology
Muscle twitching: Painless twitching can be benign, sometimes happens with magnesium deficiency or problems with calcium but there are certain types of twitching that w ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Pain?: Is it sharp or achy? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Any fevers? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long ha ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Get an ultrasound or: ct scan of the abdomen, get egd and blood work . If all negative then it is muscle spasms or intercostal nerves irritation. I hope this helps. If you ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle: You may have pulled the muscles between the ribs. Apply some heat and if no improvement take two aleeve. I would avoid lifting wts till this disappear ... Read More
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