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pinching pain under right rib cage

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Many things : It could be from the lungs, pleura (lining of the chest cavity), rib cage, gastrointestinal, even the heart. Its a non-specific symptoms and not cons ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Maturani
24 years experience Hospital-based practice
Chest x ray: Start with simple chest x ray. Not sure what you mean by pinches. If nothing shows up then ct scan is warranted. This may be nothing more than musc ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Aghion
13 years experience Neurosurgery
Get imaging: Could be...I'd get imaging of the Thoracic spine (an MRI). if it wraps around one side and gives you numbness is a classis distribution, it could be a ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sounds like: If you get a "pinched nerve" or abnormality in your spinal cord in the thoracic area it can cause the symptoms you are describing. Consider requestin ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Unless you have a family history of cardiac disease or cardiac symptoms, it is not likely to caused by heart disease. I would suggest a heating pad an ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes it is a possible: That there could be referred pain or that you may have some muscular pain or myalgias from your infection in that region. It could also be just muscul ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle: If your pain is exercise related, especially at your age, you have probably sprained an abdominal muscle. Go easy on the ab exercises until your symp ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Stomach acid: If the pain is in the upper right abdomen, it's not likely due to stomach acid. The upper right abdomen is where your gall bladder is. Your stomach ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Spondylosis: Thoracic spine spine spondylosis can give you muscle spasm and pinch nerve.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
All in the head ?: Strange coincidence with no physiological basis. As long as we live we will have these annoying aches and pains that are more of nuisance value than p ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: Multiple potential causes, from superficial causes such as a pulled muscle, costochondritis , etc. Or a deeper cause which can include problems with t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your GP.: This could be bruised skin, muscles or cartilage of the ribs, broken/bruised rib(s) themselves, or some abdominal organ, like liver, gall bladder prob ... Read More

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