A 18-year-old male asked:
i have a burning/dull pain under my right ribs when leaning over too long, like sitting at a restaurant table for example. what could be causing this?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Danny Proffitt answered
42 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Most likely you have a condition called costochondritis. This is due to poor blood flow to the cartilage of the lower ribs. Correct your posture and you will get better. In the mean time, use some ice packs or hot packs and some anti-inflammatories as you are allowed and you should be better. If not, see your pcp.
Answered on Mar 22, 2016
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