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A 30-year-old female asked about a 34-year-old male:

Hubby has pain on his left side under breast for 2weeks. no visible signs of injury or discoloration. doesnt feel like muscle pain. hurts when pushes against it. hurts when he sits. able to take deep breaths. what could be wrong?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Rib cage: The most likely cause is costochrondritis where the areas between the rib segments gets inflamed. Try heating pad and/or NSAID to see if they help. If not, need to rule out a rib fracture.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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