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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
Rib cafe deformity: See orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and advice.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Possible: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Gerbino
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need more info.: Structures in that area are spleen, kidney, diaphragm, and intestines. True muscle spasm that comes on after exercise is most likely diaphragm and wil ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Patel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Seek attention : If the pain has been present for a long time and is getting worse it would need to be evaluated. If the pain is minor and does not interfere with any ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are a number of possibilities, I would not hesitate to be seen. Potential causes can include pain at the rib bone/ cartilage junction (costocho ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Contents within: The chest grows at a programmed rate from birth 2 accommodate the organs within.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
30 years experience General Surgery
More: information needed
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
Yes , surgically: Surgical correction is possible depending on the extent.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
There's so much--: -B low the rib cage U have a whole book written on each organ. Needs a little more specificity. A few things that R B low Rlisted. Kidneys, liver, spl ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Multiple: The rib cages protects your heart and lungs from blunt trauma that otherwise might injure them. It maintains the size of the lung cavity and provides ... Read More

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