A 22-year-old female asked:
when yawned i felt a tremendous pain under my left breast and every time i took a deep breath it really hurt but went away after 10mins. what is this?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Christopher Guzik answered
23 years experience Family Medicine
Intercostal muscle: The small intercostal muscles between the ribs and sternoclicomastoid muscles probably went into spasm at the time you yawned, causing a contraction to the ribs while you were inhaling
Answered on Jun 6, 2015
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