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my ribs hurt when i sleep

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph De Santi
28 years experience Family Medicine
Rough Ribs: The chest wall is made up of several structures; the vertebra in the spine, the ribs themselves, and the manubrium and sternum in the front. The lowe ... Read More

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. You might talk to your doctor about tessalon perrles or use of codiene. Both can be very helpful with continual coughing. Make sure that you hy ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
How : How old are you? How long have you had these symptoms? Did it follow an upper resriratory condition? Are you a smoker? Do you have asthma or any other ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Some relate: Sleep impairment and fatigue are obviously linked. Headaches can cause insomnia or are caused by sleeplessness. Dizziness is a word for which there 60 ... Read More
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Many symptoms: It is better to see u physician for evaluation and work up, good luck.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Eternal pain: Costochondral pain or costochondritis. This is an irritation that can develop between your rib and sternum.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Too high a dose!: Don't take more of a Rx than advised. That's way more. The pain may not be related but it could be. Please call your Dr who prescribed it and be evalu ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Rib pain: Pain can be related to your kidney rather than your pancreas.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Costochondritis?: Costochondritis is an inflammation of one or more of the joints that connect the ribs to the breast bone. The pain tends to radiate along the nerve(s ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Ribs may hurt for many reasons, such as trauma (bumped into something, somebody poked a finger into the ribs), coughing (bad cold and cough symptoms), ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 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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