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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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Heard dolly parton did this. What happens if you get rib removal?

Heard dolly parton did this. What happens if you get rib removal?

Not sure she did: Im not sure if she did, but if you remove a rib, you are likely to have radiating pains around your torso from the nerve that runs right on the undersurface of the rib. Rib removal is often done for lung cancer surgery or some spine surgery, but is not typically done for other causes now. ...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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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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From last few days i get sudden pain in my ribs that last for a minute and then disappears. Pain is very severe but tolerable.

Rib pain: If it occurs with breathing it could be an irritation on the lining of your lungs, known as pleurisy. In that area with your symptom the leading cause of such a pain is trauma and either a fractured rib or bone bruise. Without any trauma if the pain persists or increases in frequency, duration, or severity then you should seek further medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a pain under right rib (last one where it attaches). I get it while seated, began at work. Goes away when I lay down. ?

I have a pain under right rib (last one where it attaches).  I get it while seated, began at work.  Goes away when I lay down.  ?

See below: Pain under a rib that goes away on lying down could be related to some local temporary condition such as a muscle strain or possible inflammation of the costochondral junction where the rib attaches to cartilage. If the area is tender to light palpation it suggests a local condition as above. To be on the safe side, if the pain lasts beyond several weeks or is rather severe it's best to see Dr ...Read more

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I get random pain right below my ribs mostly in the middle, it is very random, it will be fine than boom it hurts? What could it be

Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Every now and then I get a pain under my left rib that radiates in to my back, wen I lay down or sit a certain way it goes I'm worried panceitus ?

Every now and then I get a pain under my left rib that radiates in to my back, wen I lay down or sit a certain way it goes I'm worried panceitus ?

Pancreatitis?: I assume you are asking about pancreatitis, which is an inflammation of the pancreas gland. The pain associated with pancreatitis is constant, not intermittent or related to position. So your symptoms are not consistent with pancreatitis. If you are asking about something else, please rephrase your question. ...Read more