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A 18-year-old female asked about a 18-year-old female:

What's it mean if your left side is sore?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
It can mean so..: .. Many different things. But to answer your question there is more info needed, like a complete medical history and an exam, something not possible over the internet. Call a local physician for an appointment.

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What does it mean when the left, upper rib is sore?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Could be: Costochondritis or bruise or mild injury or fracture or due to infection of the lungs
A 39-year-old member asked:

Why is my rib on the left side sometimes sore?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
Many causes: Most concerning left sided pain is associated with the heart, but many other causes include trauma, costochondritis, anxiety, stress, gastroesophageal reflux, and sometimes from abdominal organs such as bowel. Stomach , gall bladder, etc. In the chest pleuritis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, collapsed lung etc. You should consult physician for physical examination and testing if appropriate.
A 18-year-old female asked:

Why am i sore on the left side and spotting what's happening?

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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Spotting: You need a pelvic exam. Seek medical help from the gynecologist.

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