Buffalo, New York
A 20-year-old female asked:
can back/muscle pain wrap around to the front ribs?could it be my gallbladder? had ct month ago no stones.or my gerd?achey sometimes stabbing/burning
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: Nerves start from the spine and go to the front of the body a little bit slanted (lower in front) and so a pain in the back can be felt in the front. Like you surmise, there are many causes of pain. Have a good exam and find out because if anything, a little physical therapy may be all you need. On the other hand if more severe, other modalities of treatment can be considered.
4674 viewsAnswered Oct 7, 2019
Last updated Oct 7, 2019
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