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Spasm under left rib cage

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Gerbino
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
Neurology 15 years experience
Ribs: Could be irritation of a thoracic nerve root...Rare. Possibly but rare to be a lesion in or around the thoracic spinal cord.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Rib cage: The pains you describe are not likely to relate to the heart. They are more likely musculoskeletal, neurological or inflammatory in nature.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Maybe: Runners may have diaphragm spasms, but those go away in a short time. If your symptoms are truly ongoing for 2 months, it is worth a look. Draw blood ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Spasm: Try some muscle relaxants and heat pads.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baiocco
44 years experience
Muscle spasm: Sometimes from the muscle between the ribs and sometimes from the intestine.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
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
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Leap
Emergency Medicine 29 years experience
See your doctor: Pain at the bottom of your ribs can be from many sources, and certainly, heartburn can be one. However, gallbladder disease and other intestinal prob... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 39 years experience
Maybe you are: Hungry? If your stomach pain and growling and muscle spasms are severe you should see a doctor ro possible a gastroenterologist.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Unclear duration, but if several days, could wonder about rib fracture or injury, local start of shingles, underlying lung condition, etc. Doubt aort... Read More
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