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A 24-year-old male asked:

went out drinking. woke up with a sharp pain in my rib cage right under my pectoral. 3 days and its still here. should i be worried?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
See dr: Three days of pain should be evaluated by a health care provider as soon as possible. After drinking, there is the chance of intestinal ulcers/acid indigestion and/or inflammation of the pancreatitis, etc. Best wishes.

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A 41-year-old female asked:

I have recurring sharp pain in my lower right rib most days?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Chest wall pain: Likely some type of musculoskeletal pain- rib, chest wall or upper abdomen. Possible some type of pleurisy. Pneumonia or other fluid collection. If this had been ongoing you should be seen.

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