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A 28-year-old female asked:

hello doctor, what could be the cause of lower back pain and pain under rib cage? i have had back pain for long time but rib cage pain started two months ago and only feel it at night.

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Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Back pain: Physical pain is a sign of alert from our body, that always must be taken in consideration. Properly assessing the symptom of pain requires a thorough questioning about the characteristics of the pain, the schedule, intensity, duration etc. It also requires examining the patient in order to obtain signs and symptoms that can guide the diagnosis. Visit your doctor.

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Last updated Nov 4, 2020

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