A 47-year-old female asked:
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spasm under left rib cage?

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Dr. Peter Gerbino
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need more info.: Structures in that area are spleen, kidney, diaphragm, and intestines. True muscle spasm that comes on after exercise is most likely diaphragm and will resolve with conditioning. Other causes need to be evaluated by your doctor.
Answered on Nov 6, 2020

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