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pain in back right rib cage area

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Several: Viral pneumonia, cough fractures, embolism, or muscle strain can all produce symptoms. See your pcp who can sort out the whole history and exam.

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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Knee
63 years experience General Practice
Need more info: I will need more info re this pain. How long present? Did you injure yourself in any way, lifting, stumbling, carry a heavy weight, etc?? You may h ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Right sided pain: The pain can either be due to gall bladder disease or your liver.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You have lipomaq: Lipoma is a benign tumor composed of adipose tissue. It is the most common form of soft tissue tumor.[1] lipomas are soft to the touch, usually movabl ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Hard to say: There are a lot of natural muscle insertion points in the area that you describe. This may be what your are feeling. However, if this "swelling" has i ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Low back: Tenderness of the low back could come from lumbar muscles, vertebra, or kidney/ureteral origin. If your symptoms persist or worsen see your physician ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Govindsamy Govender
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Body pain: If you have not strained or injured yourself then you should see a doctor. It's been a few months - a normal muscular pain should have resolved by now ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Not interpretable: You have not mentioned the duration of symptoms. Shingles can present like this before rashes appear. Referred pain from the spine or a pinched nerve ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
50 years experience Pulmonology
Could be collapsed: you may have a collapsed lung, if you are short of breath go to ER soon
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Mulligan
34 years experience General Surgery
Shouldn't : The lipoma should not have any correlation with other areas of the body. Each should be evaluated independently of one another. There are diseases tha ... Read More
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