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Uneven rib rcage

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Dr. Ionel Rad
Anesthesiology 17 years experience
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.

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Ribs: Impossible to say without an exam or picture. I would talk to your GP or family doctor next time you see them.
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Lump center of ribs: Suspect you are feeling the normal xiphiod process. Go to wikipedia for details.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
May be normal: See your doctor for an exam. Asymmetry of bones (and bodies) is the norm in biology.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Xray: One of the first findings in scoliosis is a rotation of the trunk, otherwise known as an asymmetric trunk rotation or rib hump. On the other hand som... Read More
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Dr. John Langell
General Surgery 22 years experience
It depends.: The appearance on x-ray is highly variable depending upon the angle the x-ray was taken at as well as your body position at the time. Unless you have... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
The rib view images may yield further information. A bone mass should be further evaluated. More information may be provided during a virtual consult.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes: Although it may be close, one side of our body is never exactly identical to the other, and occasionally the differences are pretty obvious. Of course... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Pectoralis muscles: Consult your doctor. You may have underdeveloped pectoralis or missing pectoralis muscles on your left side. The condition is known as polish syndrome... Read More
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Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: Your doc may need to rule out metabolic disorder like hypothyroidism .
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
If you are: talking about pectus excavatum, it is an uncommon but not rare condition. Depending on its severity, it might need surgical correction. Consult with... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Scoliosis involving: the thorax causes a prominence of the ribs on the back and then on the opposite side in the front which may be somewhat noticable with or without brea... Read More

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