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Causes Of Swollen Lower Rib
Sometimes when I bend down. And try to stand up my lower rib get swollen and I feel pain...until few minutes when it goes down again?
Floater: You may have a floating rib and you are moving it when you bend.it is probably of no consequence and should settle down ...Read more
Osteochodritis: What oteochondritis it inflemation of the junction between the rib and the sternum, if this condition get to chronic, start to form inflamation tissue around it and get bigger. ...Read more
costochondritis: Costochondritis is an inflammation of the junctions where the upper ribs join with the cartilage that holds them to the breastbone, or sternum. The condition causes localized chest pain that you can reproduce by pushing on the cartilage in the front of your ribcage. Costochondritis is a relatively harmless condition and usually goes away without treatment. The cause is usually unknown. ...Read more
Please help, I notice my lower left part of my rib
cage seems swollen I have no pain but what's wrong?
I woke up this morning with pain in
my lower left rib cage. Still having
pain and it's swollen. What could it be?
Inflammation?: Without any history of resume the only explanation is inflammation. The cartilage under each ribs is easy to make inflamed from a slight pressure like hard-wired in a bra. A lot of women ask why now I have been wearing this kind of bra all my life why now. The only explanation is the body part has a limit and this rib reached his limit apply heat and take ibuprofen with each meal for 7 days ...Read more
I was hanging my body on the bar and later I felt that the right side of my lower ribs in specific region became swollen and painful when I press.
Sprain: It appears that you have sprained your rib cage from hanging on the bar. Apply cold pack for a couple of days (20 minutes at a time) +/-NSAID to see if this helps. If problem persists > 2 wks or worsens, see doctor. ...Read more
Swollen Ribs: The ribs, themselves, are probably not swollen, but the cartilage between the ribs and intercostal muscles might be swollen. This can happen from exercise, but there are inflammatory problems, like costochondritis, that might be causing your rib pain. Try a strong dose of anti-inflammatory medication, like a Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack from your doctor, or 600mg of Ibuprofen 3 times per day for a week. ...Read more
If you cannot go to your doctor today or tomorrow please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
More often than not that team can help you. If not they will discuss things with your doctor.
Hope all goes well — please let me know. ...Read more
What can cause discomfort below the right rib @the bottom between the rib and hip? It feels like something's swollen in there? I also get a lil pain
Swollen vein like form runs perpendicular from lower rib for few days had pain now pain gone but vein like form still there?
Have it checked: Swollen veins anywhere is not normal, and if you had painful, swollen veins, you need to see a doctor. So, s/he can determine the cause, the extent, and work you up further. It would be unusual to have a vericosity there (vericose vein), and is much better to visualize upon abdominal examination. ...Read more
Mild stabbing/gnawing pain on left lower rib for months.
Lasts a few seconds-minutes every few hours.
Same area swollen after eating. I'm 20 years old?
See your physician:
Needs xrays ribs
Needs blood work You need to be evaluated by a physician ...Read more
I had a really bad cough that caused pain on my right rib. It has be. Now I have a large swollen lymph node on my rib. I have trouble eating certain foods. Cause fullness.
Hi my Girlfriends left bottom part of her rib cage is swollen and she complains of pain. She has gal bladder problems I think she might have gal stones could this be the cause? And what Medication can we use temporarily for gal stones
Pain on the left rib: Region is likely not related to the gall bladder b/c the gall bladder is located underneath the lower Rt. rib cage. Gall stones are very common and inflammation of the gall bladder can be aggravated by eating fatty foods. Avoiding fatty foods helps to reduce the frequency of gall bladder attacks. However, if the pain is on her left side, it is not likely gall bladder. If it persists, see doc. ...Read more
I have a swollen rib cus I pulled a muscle excersising can the pain go to my back & also my lower abdomen? (:
Yes: Pulled muscles in the chest wall are connected to the muscles in abdomen and upper back so it not unusual to get pain in other areas of upper back and abdomen. I hope that helps good luck. ...Read more
I have a squiggy/watery buldge on both sides of my lower rib cage with a few lumps in it. I have got sarcoid and swollen lymph nodes. Why the buldge?
Can gallstones cause abdomen tenderness, & rib to feel swollen & feel bruised & stabbing pain? Also, can you feel it swollen?
It may: Gall stones can block the duct and cause pain which can be referred to the rib area, and swelling of the abdominal area in the mid-epigastric and the right upper quadrant. Get eval if you have these symptoms with known gall stones. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hot skin on lower right back, swollen glands on both sides of groin, left neck, and left side rib cage centered and parallel to nipple, cold fingers?
See your dermatologi: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
It depends on size: Unless these nodes are large(more than 2cm) you do not need to worry. But many diseases affect lymph nodes. Some considerations include infections(tb, sarcoid, fungal infections), lymph gland cancers like lymphomas or cancer spread from the lungs or elsewhere in the body. But I would not worry unless they are large enough as the radiologists often over read them anytime they are >0.5cm. ...Read more
On my upper chest by the sternum/collarbone it's painful to touch and swollen. What could be the cause?
17 years of age. Chest feels like it's bruised and a little swollen, never did anything to cause this. Never noticed until I touched my chest.
3 hours into sleep II wake up with sob and abdomen swollen and right up under my ribs. After standing up for 5 minutes it goes back to normal. Cause?
I feel really swollen underneath my lower ribs especially in the middle by my stomach no matter how little I eat I feel full 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 an 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
I have lymph nodes over the ribs and back side of the body which swellon. Some times one of them gives pain for an hour. Is it cause for cancer?
Swollen lymph node: Lymphadenopathy refers to swollen/ enlargement of lymph node. It can be caused by many things like infection, inflammation, malignancy etc. It could be single, multiple, painful, painless. It is not necessarily to be cancer. Talk to your doctor and have further evaluation accordingly. ...Read more
Have a weird feeling in my chest and lower neck like a tense feeling have just recovered from swollen neck nodes and night sweats about 4 weeks ago?
Please see: Please continue to follow up with your doctor. You may need treatment for other problems. ...Read more
On the left side of my neck my vein really pops out when I'm laying down.also my left arm and chest seem to be a little swollen. Is this a cause for?
I am having pain on my right side. When I press on my ribs the pain is more severe. I feel bloated and my lower abdomen seems a little swollen?
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