Doctor insights on:
Chest Sore Cracked Rib Pulled Muscle
Doesn't matter: Whether a rib is broken or bruised is not a particularly meaningful distinction- both are quite painful and the pain lasts for weeks. An easy way to tell the difference, is to compress the chest wall (place hands away from the area of soreness). When you compress the chest wall, if pain is felt at the area of soreness, the rib is likely cracked (bruises only hurt when you press directly on them). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
-exposed 2 forces beyond it's ability 2 handle, it causes damage R the muscle. Just like a bruise. It is first a stretch with reversibility 2 recover fully if left alone 4 a while. 2'nd is actual tear of some muscle fibers & need a longer time 2 heal, & can if big enough scar & lead 2 pain & easily aggravated . 3'rd is total tear, which can not B repaired. Also 3'rd can ...Read more
My chest on the left side hurts when i cough i was coughing really hard and on the left side i heard a loud pop. Rite at the rib cage. I can breath. But if itry to cough it hurts really bad just woundering could it be a pulled muscle or something
I can breath but i feel like i cant catch my breath anxiety maybe? Its been all day also my chest is sore like pulled muscle or maybe agina ?
Anxiety: “I feel like I cant catch my breath” is likely Anxiety. “sore like pulled muscle” can be due to muscle strain It does not seem Angina as you do not have difficulty in breathing on exertion. See Psychiatrist for • Diagnosis • Therapy for Stress • Medication if needed • Breathing Relaxation • Visual Imagery • Meditation • Yoga • Tai Chi ...Read more
Terrible pain in my left side. Sore to move or anything. I can feel a knot or swollen more behind my ribs. Could I have a pulled muscle?
Be seen: If you are in severe pain, I would certainly be seen. It would seem that if you had simply "pulled a muscle" you would have known immediately when you did it. More likely considerations would include pancreatitis, kidney stone, kidney infection nog other possibilities. Be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Need advice on what is the the difference between broken ribs , cracked ribs and a pulled muscle next to ur ribs ?
Location: Fractured and cracked = the same & u would b tender on the bone of the rib. If intercostal muscles the pain will b between the boney rib. ...Read more
My ribs, oblique muscles, chest, and legs are sore as if I've done a full body workout when I haven't. Can this be due to carry a very heavy backpack?
Muscle pains: If you experienced these pains after carrying a heavy backpack then it is reasonable to assume the pains may be a result of this. Try Tylenol to relieve the pain. Take a break from carrying heavy items. If the pains persist, then see a doctor. If the pain is concentrated in the chest and worse with exertion, associated with breathing problems or radiates to arm, then see a doctor immediately. ...Read more
After periods of emotional stress, I get really inflamed, sore and stabbing muscles in my chest, between ribs. Tender to touch and move. Why?
We assume my partner has cracked a rib as he feels a popping when he breathes in and out and has chest pain after some heavy lifting and a violent sneeze, his back is also aching is this normal? Shall we get an X-ray done? Or see our gp?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Cracked rib or pulled muscle
- Pulled muscle by rib cage
- Symptoms of a pulled rib muscle
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Pulled rib muscle
- Pulled muscle or bruised rib
- Symptoms of a pulled muscle in the chest
- Pulled right chest muscle
- Talk to a sports medicine specialist online for free