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A 37-year-old member asked:

Had stabbing sharp pain on left side between waist and rib cage. stabbing pain went away but is still tender to the touch?

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Pulmonology 29 years experience
Muscular: Tenderness to the touch usually implies injury to rib or muscle. Sometimes a muscle tear or injury can be very uncomfortable. I would recommend trying a few days of an anti inflammatory (ie motrin, advil).
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