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Muscle spasm under left rib cage
A 40-year-old female asked:
Cardiology 51 years experience
Rib cage: The pains you describe are not likely to relate to the heart. They are more likely musculoskeletal, neurological or inflammatory in nature.
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Radiology 38 years experience
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If your stomach pain and growling and muscle spasms are severe you should see a doctor ro possible a gastroenterologist.
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 21-year-old female asked:
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 24 years experience
Discuss with MD: With known heart problems and now with chest discomfort, you should discuss with your cardiologist.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Absolutely: The intercostal muscle insert on the ribs and can certainly go into spasm. There are a number of potential causes and usually a detailed exam and app... Read More
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A female asked:
Neurology 36 years experience
Pulled muscle: can do this. Other conditions that can cause pain in this area include Gall bladder disease, pleurisy and heart disease. Your description sounds like ... Read More
3.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 25-year-old male asked:
Pain Management 36 years experience
See your PCP: Regardless the reason, pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP for evaluation or a re... Read More
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 26-year-old female asked:
Family Medicine 18 years experience
See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Fo... Read More
4.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 23-year-old female asked:
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Electrolyte problem?: The nature of your symptoms - muscle spasms in different areas - suggest a systemic problem (something affecting the entire body), rather than a regio... Read More
814 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 36-year-old member asked:
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Diaphragm.: It could be your diaphragm. Make sure you stretch your trunk muscles routinely, it could help.
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 49-year-old female asked:
Orthopedic Surgery 41 years experience
Muscle Spasm: Severe cough and undue exertion like lifting heavy stuff can cause such symptoms.
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