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sharp pain under left rib when i breathe and burping

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Get examined: may be just gas trapped in the splenic flexure of the intestine( splenic flexure syndrome ) which will be relieved with OTC Gas-X or Phazyme; however, ... Read More
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
You are 42 years old: You need to get evaluated now. Go see your doctor.

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
It could be: Most of your symptoms are compatible with GERD. GERD can cause burping, chest and throat burning or sharp pain, and occasional shortness of breath. I' ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This mosst likely represents costochondritis, an inflammation of the rib joint. If it persists, see your doctor.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
C Ur PCP.: U need 2 make sure that it is not pulmonary in origin, some such causes can b serious.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: The chest pain on left side the type you describe at your age is usually caused by inflammation in your ribs and joints of the chest wall .especially ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Sounds like slipped: Rib. See an osteopathic physician or a physical therapist if the problem persists. Try swimming or hanging on the pull-up bar while taking deep breath ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Paula
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pleuritic pain: The type of pain you describe is called "pleuritic chest pain" it can be caused by a variety of conditions, most of which are not serious. I would r ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
?pleurisy: First, it doesn't sound heart related. Secondly, it is important to determine whether you have cough, fever, or other symptoms. It could be costal(rib ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott m Smith
40 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Costo-chondritis: At the end of your rib there is cartilage. Sometimes this junction gets inflamed by injuryor over use. Rest ice antiinflammatory and possibly cortison ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Chest pain: Recommend you get a chest x-ray with rib x-rays to look at your lungs as well as the bones.
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