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Can Ribs Get Out Of Place
'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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer