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Can You Hurt Your Rib Cage Doing Yoga
Muscle use & pain: Yoga strains your muscles as it conditions them and also requires increased flexibility. Most likely you have not used these particular muscles and they are healing normally from the new stresses you have placed on them, similar to lifting weights and having soreness. ...Read more
Pleurisy: Could be pleurisy. Discuss with your Dr and have team listen over it. ...Read more
Examination: I'm not sure what you mean by your ribs growing but it is something you should definitely visit your doctors to make sure other pathologies aren't issues. ...Read more
Cause, see physician:
Musculoskeletal trauma (knowingly or unaware) is common cause including muscle strains, rib contusions or fractures. Costochondritis or inflammation in anterior ribs can be quite painful and is self limiting.
Shingles, viral infection, most often appears as a single stripe of blisters that can wrap around torso in distribution of rib. Pleurisy, inflammation of lining of lungs, can cause rib pain. ...Read more
Pain under (L) ribs: May be muscle spasm (called a stitch) that can be relieved by stretching the involved muscles. In that area, however, pain might be referred from stomach, pancreas, spleen, splenic flexure of colon, or ribs. If burning sensation &/or blisters, shingles is possible. If recent onset, stitch most likely, but if other organ problems, see pcp for workup. ...Read more
For several weeks I have had pain below my right rib cage. It hurts more when I bend or stretch, and when I press on it.?
Fractured rib: Obviously, first thing is to rule out a rib fracture or inter-costal ligament tear or strain. U will need an exam and at least an x-ray. Of course, other conditions such as intestinal or kidney problems could produce these symptoms, so consider them all and go find out for proper treatment. ...Read more
Something moves under my right rib cage, it's does not hurt but annoying, it moves to my right side and right area of my back?
I've been coughing too much that my left side of the body near the bottom of the rib cage hurts. Is this something of a concern?
Not usually: Pain in that location after coughing is usually caused by a strain of the muscles and ligaments used to generate a forceful expiration — i.e. A cough or sneeze. It will usually resolve in a few days with anti-inflammatory medications. If the pain should become unbearable or be accompanied by fever, bloody sputum, or significant shortness of breath you should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more
On my left side under my rib cage I feel like I have a big air bubble or something stuck there and it hurts. Should I be concerned?
Swallowing of air can create your symptoms. More history is needed: Your Age, duration, timing, severity, specific location. Also, what makes symptoms better or worse? Have any labs or x rays been done?
Depending on the above, symptoms can be caused by aerophagia, intestinal blockage, abdominal wall injury, depending on the above questions. If this is sever, consult your doctor or consider ER ...Read more
I've been having sharp squeezing pains under my rib cage, on the left. The pain is only for a couple minutes and hurts more when i breath in.
Sharp pain under upper right rib cage? Hurts almost unbearably for a few seconds then goes away. Happens a couple of times every minute or so
Exam-ASAP: This may be the earliest sign of gallbladder disease or gallstones, as well as gas trapping; nonetheless, your symptoms requires examination, abdominal ultrasound and blood testing. ...Read more
What does it mean if you have pain on your right side just under your rib cage it seem's to hurt more if I increase the amount of water I consume
Gallbladder: That is liver/gallbladder area in the front. Kidney stone is a possiblity if you mean your back. ...Read more
I have a very sharp pain in lower left rib cage. I can pinpoint the pain. It's been on and off for about a year. Hurts very bad when pressing on it?
Rib pain: Any bony pain that has been going on this long deserves an evaluation. You need to talk with your physician, telling him/her how long it has been bothering you and any history associated with it and get appropriate studies to evaluate it. ...Read more
Hi I need some advice for the past 6 weeks on and off my skin feels like it hurts to touch only on left side of my back and side and front of rib cage?
See your doctor: You may have a viral problem if your discomfort is within a dermatome. Herpes Zoster (Shingles) can start out being uncomfortable before the actual rash occurs. Your doctor can best diagnose this as well as listen to your lungs to make sure it is not a form of pluerisy. She can also rule out any muscular skeletal issues. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
I have had on and off for a few years a squeezing pain under my rib cage in the right back side. I ate popcorn and shortly thereafter I really hurt. I?
Back pain: More description of the pain is needed in order to make a differential diagnosis. If it's Sharp, fleeting and worsened with a deep breath, it could be a pinched nerve. Gall stones and a kidney stone can cause pain In this area. A pinched nerve usually resolves. If the discomfort persists see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more
Any number of causes: (muscular, lung, pleurisy, GI...so see your doctor and have it checked. ...Read more
Consider being seen: There are a number of possibilities and if it does not improve, you should consider being seen. Among the structures on the left side in that area are the lung, ribs, stomach and pancreas, all of which could potentially cause pain. Costochondritis, which is an inflammation of the rib-cartilage junction is among the more common causes and is quite benign, but you could also have a pneumonia. ...Read more
As above: To find the correct cause, see your PCP for evaluation and wirk up. ...Read more
A number of causes::
1: from your spine;
2: from the ribs, underlying lung or the heart;
3: underlying abdominal structures, like spleen, colon, pancreas, or left kidney.
See your PCP and have an examination and investigations to elucidate the cause of your problem.
Good Luck. ...Read more
I am having spasms in the right side of my body just below my rib cage. It hurts too. What could it be?
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