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Can Pneumonia Cause Left Rib Soreness
Ever since I had pneumonia my ribs right and left sides have been aching on and off it has been 4 months. Notice it with more activity. What is it?
Probably muscular: or skeletal...it is possible that you fractured some ribs from coughing with pneumonia, and that the nearby muscles are irritated. All that should be healing by now though, unless you are doing some activity that actually stresses those same muscles or ribs. Did you have a followup x-ray to be sure the pneumonia was gone? If not, see your doc and ask about having one, especially if you smoke. ...Read more
Had pneumonia Jan14. May14 fatigue pale burning left chest & under left arm. stabbing burning pain lower ribs.Bloods & cxray normal.not tender. PE?
Had fluid lower right lung April 15 residual of pneumonia left March 4. Aches in right rib/back on and off still. Will ache resolve? No other symptoms
Probably : They should resolve within 6-12 weeks. If persistent, ask you doctor if a follow up X-ray is needed. Hope this helps! ...Read more
What causes a sore pain on ribs ? Like cramps could it be gas ? I just get like pain that's the only symptom it's on my right rib sometimes left
?muscular: Soreness in the rib cage may be due to strain in the intercostal muscles. Are you performing any activities that could cause strain of these rib cage muscles? Is there any history of chest wall trauma? Have you been coughing a lot? Have your md examine you to be sure that the soreness is in the rib cage and not the lungs or elsewhere. He/she will order appropriate tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to get rid of little fluid and atelectasis post pneumonia? PNA cleared back in March left lung clear. Right had the fluid mid April. Ribs ache
What causes intermittent pain in left breast and ribs below breast? On and off for 45 minutes. Ribs just below breast are tender if pressed. Cardiac?
Tender small spot on left last rib above hip bone on the side of my body more towards my back. I can feel a small lump or swelling possibly in the skin it feels like. What causes this area to be so tender to touch? It doesn't hurt to breath move cough etc
I got a pneumonia shot and flu shot friday in my left arm. And my arm is still extremely sore and slightly swollen today. What's causing this pain?
THe injection: Itself can cause a "local" reaction. It should improve in the next week. ...Read more
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