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Muscle spasm under right rib cage

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Diaphragm.: It could be your diaphragm. Make sure you stretch your trunk muscles routinely, it could help.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Duncan m.d.
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Interesting: It is hard to answer this without more information and an exam. I would like to know your age, history of surgery, or cough. It sounds like it may ... Read More
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Muscle spasm: This could be a muscle spasm. I have heard this description many times before. Hernias do not occur in the upper abdomen by the rib cage. They do occu... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 38 years experience
Yes : The spasm can be from stress and strain massage and rest and hydration all help.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
Orthopedic Surgery 41 years experience
Muscle Spasm: Severe cough and undue exertion like lifting heavy stuff can cause such symptoms.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Many problems: A Osteochronditis, Neurotic interribs.bad positions Pleiades etc could be be the etiology of you condition.
A male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Muscle spasm: If no obvious trauma then I would consider electrolyte problem or possible calcium or magnesium issue.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
Neurology 36 years experience
Several possibilitie: I am sorry to hear of your pain. The differential diagnosis includes scoliosis with muscle spasm along the convexity of the curve, thoracic nerve roo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
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
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Muscle irritability: Frequent muscle spasms or cramps can be due to deficiencies of calcium or magnesium. Your physician can order the appropriate tests if symptoms persis... Read More

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