A 32-year-old male asked:
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can a strained muscle in my back on right side below ribs on back cause stomach discomfort also i know it's a muscle it pulls when i move or stretch?

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Doubtful: It would be unlikely for the strained back muscle to cause stomach discomfort. It would be more likely that you sprained an abdominal muscle at the time of the back injury.
Answered on May 20, 2015
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