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pain when i breathe under right side rib cage after having spasm

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle spasm: If no obvious trauma then I would consider electrolyte problem or possible calcium or magnesium issue.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Muscle spasm?: Could be gas, but I have also seen many complaints like this over the years that were due to muscle spasm. Commonly described as pain and a lump that ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
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Pain with breathing: This can be pleurisy, a collapsed lung, pneumonia, a rib fracture or bruise, or even a pulled muscle. If it hurts to breathe you need to see a physici ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Trauma?: If the pain came up on its own and you didn't have an injury, it's best to see your doctor to try to find an underlying cause.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Seek help: If your pain is that severe you need to be evaluated in person by a doctor. It could be a rib fracture, or inflammation of the lining of the space ar ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
57 years experience Psychiatry
Need an exam: Could be many causes--need to see family dock for checkup.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Trauma?: It can range from a fractured rib to irritation of the pleural cavity caused by inflammation or infection. Get diagnosed.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
31 years experience Pediatrics
Inflammation or GERD: Most likely costochondritis ( inflammation of the cartilage in the chest wall) or GERD. Could also be related to heart & lung disease, so I recomm ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hummayun Ismail
32 years experience Sleep Medicine
See a doctor: Below the ribs pain can be on the left side due to disorders involving the spleen, stomach or even lower lobe of the left lung. See a doctor please.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dercy Aranador
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Injury?: You could have this as a result of an injury. There are other cases so if this is nor resolved with use of analgesics you may have to go see your pri ... Read More
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