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What causes muscle spasms under rib cage

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Diaphragm.: It could be your diaphragm. Make sure you stretch your trunk muscles routinely, it could help.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 19 years experience
See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Fo... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 14 years experience
Could be: Chest wall problem like slipped rib, could be a problem with your gall bladder, pancreas, liver, stomach or intestine. See your doctor if the pain per... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Could be: It is good that you are exercising. You may take a bit easier with exercise till this heals and then gradually increase the intensity of exercise. For... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
Neurology 36 years experience
Muscle twitching: Painless twitching can be benign, sometimes happens with magnesium deficiency or problems with calcium but there are certain types of twitching that w... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Muscle Spasm: Severe cough and undue exertion like lifting heavy stuff can cause such symptoms.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
Sports Medicine 46 years experience
Many problems: A Osteochronditis, Neurotic interribs.bad positions Pleiades etc could be be the etiology of you condition.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
Neurology 37 years experience
Several possibilitie: I am sorry to hear of your pain. The differential diagnosis includes scoliosis with muscle spasm along the convexity of the curve, thoracic nerve roo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pauline Jose
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Many causes: Are they muscle twitches? Could be fatigue or stress or mineral deficiency? They are painless so I guess they are not bothering you? Observe and if... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Absolutely: The intercostal muscle insert on the ribs and can certainly go into spasm. There are a number of potential causes and usually a detailed exam and app... Read More
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