A 53-year-old female asked:
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i am having pain on right side in my back near my ribs and feeling breathless..it is too uncomfortable to lay on my back.what could this be?

3 doctor answers
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Many reasons : Would probably start witha through chiropractic evaluation.
Answered on Jul 26, 2014
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Several things: You need a thorough evaluation by a physician.
Answered on Jul 26, 2014
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Go to doctor/ER: If you have pain in the upper body (back or chest) and trouble breathing you need to get seen as soon as possible to be sure it is nothing serious. Call an ambulance.if you are having trouble breathing!
Answered on Jul 26, 2014

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