A 26-year-old male asked:
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popping sound and sensation of the right ribs when bending over. followed by pain that's worse with deep breaths and feels better by applying pressure?

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Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Strain: Need a good history. But could be strained intercostal muscles or even a fracture. See your doctor. May need xray
Answered on May 6, 2016

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