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A 39-year-old member asked:

I have a burning sensation and muscle spasm under my left ribs. also suffer from constipation. likely causes?

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Dr. Abdul Ahmed
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Rib pain: Constipation and rib pain are 2 different problems. The rib pain can be due to costochondritis. You should see your doctor to diagnose the exact cause for these 2 different problems.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

I have a burning sensation muscles spasm under my left ribs also suffer from constipation. How can I cure this?

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Dr. Jyoti Ramakrishna
Pediatric Gastroenterology 37 years experience
See your doctor: You can try over-the-counter antacids for heartburn and stool softeners +/- fiber in your diet for constipation. If this is a new problem that did not happen before, or if it is not releived easily by above suggestions, please contact your doctor.
Last updated Aug 17, 2013


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