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A 18-year-old female asked:

my ribs hurt when other people touch them like my doctor but not when i do. they are very sensitive in the front and side?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: Anytime you becomes painful for a prolonged period of time, you need to see a doctor right away.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What do you suggest if my ribs hurt when I touch them?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Myofascial: Assuming you have not been exposed to trauma (sports? fall? auto accident? abuse?), you have a myofascial syndrome - try an analgesic like ibuprofen or naproxen. Heat. Rest. Time. Massage. If no improvement after a week: x-rays.

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