A 54-year-old female asked:
I have a swelling on the left side of my rib cage, at the same time i have frozen shoulder, was massage on the back spinal cord area. what causes it?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Rib cage swelling: There may be many different reasons why you have swelling around your rib cage. Possible causes include, but are not limited to: rib contusion, rib fracture, costochondritis, shingles, and intercostal neuritis. I would seek a formal evaluation from a qualified medical professional - especially if your swelling is associated with chest pain and/or associated skin lesions.
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Last updated Mar 14, 2016
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