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The right side of my ribs hurt slightly mostly when i move, chest tightness/slight pain, and shortness of breathe?

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

I would recommend an evaluation by your doctor (examination in person). That is really the only way to know what is going on.

Answered 8/12/2021

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Dr. Ramalingaier Parameswaran answered

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In a 17 year-old individual this is most likely minor injury or bruising of the ribs. If pressure over the area worsens the pain, it is a minor local injury which should resolve in a few days.

Answered 9/5/2021

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