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swollen rib cage right side

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
See a doctor: For a diagnosis and treatment. It could be many things. If it makes you feel sick it's probably concerning. Gallbladder problems feel that way.

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Lynch
38 years experience Family Medicine
Right sided pain: Most important point is you need to seek help and be examined. We would need to know, especially given your age , many things such as your social habi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
costochondritis: Costochondritis is an inflammation of the junctions where the upper ribs join with the cartilage that holds them to the breastbone, or sternum. The co ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ionel Rad
Dr. Ionel Rad answered
17 years experience Anesthesiology
More description pls: It is unclear to us what the exact issues are. If something hurts and it is swollen, then please see your primary care doctor.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Hard to say: There are a lot of natural muscle insertion points in the area that you describe. This may be what your are feeling. However, if this "swelling" has i ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No as liver is on Rt: Side of the body. Your history of fibromyalgia is more likely to be the cause of it.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Get X-ray : Not many organs in that area besides the liver but I would start by getting an X-ray to make sure you don't have a rib fracture
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your Doctor: This should be evaluated.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
See ur Dr and get: Checked for fatty tumor/ lipoma, soft tissue inflammation or infection/cellulitis etc. Hope u feel better soon!
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A male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
These may not be: These may not be related. You need to see your physician and not go to the hospital. It will save a lot of money staying out of the ER. Your evaluati ... Read More

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