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lower ribs sticking out on baby

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to he ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unusual: Trauma? Weight change? Chest x-rays and evaluation are appropriate. Variation is not uncommon but want to be sure no other issues.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Cramps: Recurrent muscle cramps can be due to deficiencies of calcium, magnesium, sodium or potassium. I recommend that you discuss this with your physician w ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Enema time.: Administrate an enema hold if in lying for a few then try to pass stool. Add MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) to make stool more soft so you can pass it.
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Needs exam: There are several possibilities for this that can only be sorted out with a direct exam and possible testing. I wouldn't loose sleep over the issue fo ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Rib sticks out.: Need to have pictures.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andre Hebra
33 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Rib protrusion: Children with rib and sternal protrusion usually have a variant of pectus carinatum. This represents a congenital chest wall malformation that can be ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See answer below: If your rib cage is sticking out you probably have another condition of the spine call scoliosis (spine curvature)you need to check it out with your ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Is it pigeon's breas: We are born with it. It requires no rx.
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