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Uneven rib rcage

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Dr. Ionel Rad
Anesthesiology 18 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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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
This is hard to answer. An uneven size of your rib cage may be from a rotation of the vertebrae in your back where the rib is based. It could be somet... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
If you have any respiratory difficulty, please see your physician. Otherwise, the rib cage size difference should not cause any problems. There are ex... Read More
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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.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Lump center of ribs: Suspect you are feeling the normal xiphiod process. Go to wikipedia for details.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
May be normal: See your doctor for an exam. Asymmetry of bones (and bodies) is the norm in biology.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Langell
Aerospace Medicine 23 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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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 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.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
This doesn't sound abnormal. Ribs and chest structure can modify naturally with time and aging. This doesn't sound at all like bone cancer. But see a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 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
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 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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