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Causes Of Swelling In Rib Cage
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
What could cause swelling on lower right rib cage. There has been no injury and it is not really painful. The softmass is about the size of my hand.?
Lots of things : I'd strongly recommend seeing an md for this. It could be something bad and needs evaluated. ...Read more
Possibly an Insect--: bite, seems the most plausible explanation; other would include a trauma to the affected site. Both these would cause other symptoms as well. Suggest you see your PCP for a detailed History and an Examination and possible need for investigations; All these elements would be required to provide you with the answers you seek. Good Luck. ...Read more
I have a swelling on the left side of my rib cage, at the same time I have frozen shoulder, was massage on the back spinal cord area. What causes it?
Rib cage swelling: There may be many different reasons why you have swelling around your rib cage. Possible causes include, but are not limited to: rib contusion, rib fracture, costochondritis, shingles, and intercostal neuritis. I would seek a formal evaluation from a qualified medical professional - especially if your swelling is associated with chest pain and/or associated skin lesions. ...Read more
What would cause painful swelling and knots right side of face and right side rib cage should I be concerned about knots in front behind ear and the knot on ribcage swelling of the right side of my face
Why do I feel and hear fluid between rib cage and pelvis? What is the cause? What causes hard abdominal swelling?cant eat or drink w/o vomiting
Rib pain: The rib cage does not often become painful and swollen, unless there was some direct injury to the area (rib fracture/contusion) or some indirect sprain/strain to the muscle/ligament structures (costochondritis...). There can be soft tissue masses (and rarely bony) that can present with such symptoms, so please get evaluated. ...Read more