A 22-year-old male asked:
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how to confirm sideway slant of the spine? i suspect my spine is slanted to one side giving a tight feeling to one side of my body under the rib cage

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Dr. Henry Ng
Dr. Henry Ng answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Exam and X-rays : Some people have a degree of kyphoscoliosis which can make the spine appear to slant to one side. You health provider can determine if you have this condition. Many cases are mild and do not require any specific treatment.
Answered on Apr 11, 2015
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Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Scoliosis: To check spine need x-ray.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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