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A 19-year-old female asked:

I have fibromyalgia, and i'm currently experiencing very sharp pains in the back of my ribs when i inhale deeply. are the two related?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 13 years experience
Could be two: Separate things, one of which could be slipping rib syndrome or rib dysfunction. Read more about this in my blog here. http://www.basicspine.com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.html.

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