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Intercostal muscle cramps

A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends: Injury to the diaphragm is not feasible unless there is systemic muscle disease. Intercostal muscle could be injured as part of a bruise and would hea... Read More

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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Injuries: I don't know what kind of diaphragm injury you had, but rib cage injury, even rib fracture, usually heals by 3 months. Perhaps you should consult a th... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Excess weight: The obvious solution is to take off at least ten pounds
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Probably Normal: Your bone is still growing. You still have lots of cartilage to grow into bone. Hearing a clicking sound while a joint moves (in your case name of jo... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 52 years experience
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Trauma: Usually some type of injury.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Yes: It's not uncommon to strain or partially tear an intercostal muscle while coughing . Rest and time should heal this. If pain persists, see your physic... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
Sure: Can be seen in athletes who do a lot of twisting of the upper body. Think of a base ball player at the plate. Occurs in weight lifters too. Not all th... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 16 years experience
Rest/sports med eval: Pain after workout not involving chest likely from increased respiratory volume (deeper breathing) that occurs during exercise. A physical therapist c... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
General Surgery 17 years experience
Better bra: You may need a massage to work out which eve issue is there now. Consider different bra, properly fitted. Also, see how you wear your purse, bag, or... Read More