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A 30-year-old member asked:

I have been having pain much like a muscle being caught in my ribcage about 3 inches under my left breast. what does this sound like?

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Many possibilities: Depending on age, medical condition, activities, it could be many things. Muscle strain, even with "minor" trauma could do this. A cracked rib is possible. Rarely it could be referred pain from the neck or mid back. If it worsens or continues, see your primary provider for an assessment.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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