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left rib pain when burp or yawn

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Your symptoms are: highly atypical for a unifying diagnosis. Therefore it is impossible to provide a diagnosis over the internet. You need to be examined and perhaps hav ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Burp: Frequent burping is often related to air swallowing. Anxiety is a frequent cause of excess air swallowing. Air bubbles can cause pain in the rib cage ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Esophageal: I suspect an esophageal motility disorder including spasm. There may be an element of inflammation as well. I recommend that you consult a gastroenter ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Lots of poss answers: The possibility of cancer exists, but, so does a mild infection. My main suggestion-based on the 2 week history alone- is to see a doc to get an appro ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: With persistent symptoms such as these, your best bet is to see your doctor so he/she can examine you.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Yawning: These myriad signs require a physical exam and a more in depth history. Please go see a physician in person.
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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: On the left side are the ribs, chest muscles, the left lung, and the lining of the lung (pleura). Nearby are the esophagus, heart and arteries, stomac ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: You probably pulled a mus cle or a rib and it is of no consequence and should gradually disappear
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
As a first: Line i would reduce stomach acid with generic prilosec, zantac (ranitidine) or both. If this helps discomfort, reflux at play. It could be more than ... Read More

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