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Irritation on rib cage

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Dr. Kenny Chuu
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Hi By the brief description of the location and association with eating, it could be. Would be happy to discuss further with you over an inbox consult ... Read More

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Dairy free diet: try dairy free diet.may use almond or soy milk Get basic blood check.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arif Patni
27 years experience Family Medicine
Gentle massage: Sounds like muscle strain, suggest cool - warm compresses gentle massage, if skin related, moisturizing lotion will help. If persistent then see your ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
GB, ulcer, GERD?: Gb attacks usually follow a fatty meal. Gerd, esophagitis, gastritis & ulcers r also culprits 4 these symptoms. Get in 2 c a GI specialist 4 eval & po ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cyst near rib: May be nothing, may be more of a problem. It needs to be examined.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Trauma?: If the pain came up on its own and you didn't have an injury, it's best to see your doctor to try to find an underlying cause.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Try stretching: To see if this helps or hurts. Raising your arms over head while back is arched will open spaces and if it is a muscle injury, will reproduce pain. If ... Read More
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Rib pain : New onset rib pain without any other symptoms is most commonly due to sprained rib or chest muscles. . Chest pain though can be due to inflamed lung c ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Multiple things: A portion of the lung, the pancreas, the small and large bowel are all located deep to the ribs on the left side. If you are having trouble, consider ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Buck Parker
17 years experience General Surgery
See your doc: Can be a few things but GERD (gastroesophageal reflux) and stomach ulcer are at the top of my list. Other things are esophageal spasm, hiatal hernia, ... Read More
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