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pain in left lower rib cage area

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Ciechanowski
39 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
? Rib fracture: Need to do rib x rays to confirm

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walker Wynkoop
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not likely a Worm: Skin parasites rarely move enough to be felt under the skin. But, if you have been exposed, it might be possible. More likely a muscle spasm if it m ... Read More
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A 34-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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Indigestion?: The history you give does not help me much. A chest pain that worsens with breathing is said to be pleuritic meaning that it is related to the membran ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Rib cage: Rib cage pain is usually produced by some. Blunt trauma producing rib fracture or tearing of the intercostal muscles between the ribs. Or can be seco ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many causes: There are numerous causes of left shoulder arm chest neck pain in the most serious one can be heart attack in older patients , or it could be a simple ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Left back pain: Without delay you must have your Primary doctor refer you to a back specialist! Hope all goes well - please keep me posted.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
It can: It can, but suggest that you get checked that it it is not heart related.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
See your physician.: What you are describing sounds like pain related to the muscles or bones of the ribs, which resolves with rest and over the counter pain medication. B ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
You : You may be straining your back muscles or facet joints. I would recommend alternating with your right side and sleeping on your back. You may also b ... Read More
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