A 36-year-old male asked:
what causes a knot or a rolling muscle to form in your stomach by your rib cage. it hurts like a sharp pain or a charlie horse feeling in stomach?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Alves answered
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Spasm or cramp: Similar to muscle spasms in the back or elsewhere in the body--over use or over stretching can cause local injury to the muscle tissue and spasm. Often improves with gentle massage and/or local warm compresses to relax the muscle band.
Answered on Nov 17, 2018
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