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Cambridge, Idaho
A 18-year-old female asked:

Sharp pain in ribs mid side and back on right when breath deeply or sit straight. fell 2 weeks ago didn't have any pain from it. what could this be?

1 doctor answer6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nina Hall
Specializes in Surgery
Fracture or bruise : Could have small rib fracture or bruise, pulled muscle. Can certainly try ice (20 minutes 3/day ), antiinflammatories. If you are having shortness of breath please get seen in er asap!
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