Johnson City, TN
A 18-year-old female asked:
What causes sharp rib pain on the sides/under shoulder of the middle of the back? when i sit straight up & take a deep breath, it feels like a knife
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Dr. Alvaro Arandaanswered
Pulmonology 37 years experience
Likely muscular: But watch if not resolved within days get medical evaluation
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