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A 22-year-old female asked:

Heavy stitch like pain under left rib which feels constant, sometimes sharp stabbing pain, hurts when i sniff or breathe in, tender to touch?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Side pain: Hello, it sounds like a possible costochondritis. Did you have trauma? Strain with exercise or lifting? See your doctor for a complete evaluation.

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Last updated Jan 7, 2018

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