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Can ribs get out of place?

Can ribs get out of place?

Possibly: The ribs articulate with the spine in the back and breastbone in the front. These are technically joints and with enough forced can become disrupted. ...Read more

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Can rib pain get worse before it starts to heal?

Can rib pain get worse before it starts to heal?

Maybe: Can be if it's muscular, as this pain can last awhile and be associated with ups and downs. You might want to see your doctor though, since it might have refractured. ...Read more

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Can rib get injured after lifting something heavy?

Can rib get injured after lifting something heavy?

Yes: It may slip and lead to a condition called slipped rib syndrome. It can be manually replaced by an osteopathic physician, physical therapist or chiropractor. ...Read more

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How do you get rib of a air pocket in the upper right of the chest?

How do you get rib of a air pocket in the upper right of the chest?

'Pop' Goes the......: Now, why do you ask? You got one? How'd you find out? Is it in the skin? the lungs? the neck? You get shot or stabbed? Break a rib? Toke too hard on a joint? Play tuba in an oom-pah band? If you really do have air up there and you had a chest x-ray and the doctor told you about it, then If it's small they leave it alone (but, put away that pipe!) You really need your doctor to advise you! ...Read more

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How can u get pain on the right side to go away its right under the ribs?

How can u get pain on the right side to go away its right under the ribs?

Doctor can evaluate: One has to find out what is causing a pain in order to decide on treatment of it. On the right side under the ribs includes the breathing muscles (diaphragm and rib muscles), the liver, the gallbladder (which might have gall stones), part of the small intestine, part of the large intesting, part of the pancreas, etc... For example, pain from gallstones usually requires removal of the gallbladder. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get sharp pains in your right side of your ribs?

What does it mean when you get sharp pains in your right side of your ribs?

Paraesthesia: Please consult your doctor to get evaluation for these paraesthesia. There are multiple reasons for it to happen and it is beyond the capacity to explain it here on the forum. You will surely get clear answer and treatment options from your physician, after a thorough examination. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Severe pain in my lower right rib when i'm turned on and just about to get busy?

Severe pain in my lower right rib when i'm turned on and just about to get busy?

Stop getting busy : No all kidding aside, there could be a rib displaced, muscle imbalance, hernia or something going on there. Recommend seeing your doctor to figure out what's going on. ...Read more

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I Randomly get rib pain on my left side this happens maybe 4-5 times a day mostly when I'm sitting down ?

Left rib pain: May be reflux from stomach. or gas from colon ( it is that high up), may have food intolerances, avoid alcohol caffeine, energy drinks, smoking, consider trial of ranitidine or prevecid- if not allergic. may be costochondirits ( if you press does it hurt?) - rarely cardiac/pericarditis, or lymph nodes. F/u w/ doc urgent care xray would show gas, EKG suggest pericarditis/cardiac ...Read more

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I sometimes get brief,sharp pains in my sides, usually in between my ribs or right under them, on either side. Any help?

I sometimes get brief,sharp pains in my sides, usually in between my ribs or right under them, on either side. Any help?

Sharp side pain: is usually due to irritation (small muscle pull or ligament strain) in the chest wall or due to inflammation of the lining of the lung underneath (often after viral infection). Rarely an underlying inflammatory disorder such as lupus is to blame, but would be associated with additional symptoms or problems. ...Read more

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