A member asked:

Have a pain on my left upper side by my rib cage. it came on all of a sudden last night any movement makes the pain worse and cant lay on that side?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck answered

Specializes in Surgery

something cause the muscle between your ribs to go into spasm, it will feel like you broke a rib. pain get worst with movement and deep breathing. use a heat pad on the painful area and take ibuprofen600-800 mg after eating hopefully that will ease it up if not you might to see your PCP for more evaluation and possible more medicine

Answered Mar 18, 2019

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