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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Chest Wall Tenderness (Overview)

Chest wall tenderness is any pain or discomfort felt when touching or pressing on the chest wall.


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Could fatty liver that is borderline enlarged cause chest wall pain or rib pain? I am aching in my right kidney area and sore when you push. No UTI or kidney problems

Could fatty liver that is borderline enlarged cause chest wall pain or rib pain? I am aching in my right kidney area and sore when you push. No UTI or kidney problems

No: Fatty liver does not usually cause enlargement -- if your liver is enlarged you need to be evaluated for other cause such as subacute alcoholic hepatitis or others -- and the pain in the right flank may also be caused by other musculoskeletal problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
18 doctors shared insights

Chest Wall Tenderness (Overview)

Chest wall tenderness is any pain or discomfort felt when touching or pressing on the chest wall.


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What is the treatment for chest wall pain?

It is tricky ques: If you means non cardiac pain, mostly conservative by pain medications anti inflammatory medications and nerve blocks. ...Read more

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I have a sore on the wall of my mouth nd it hurts when I eat, what is it nd how do I get rid of it?

I have a sore on the wall of my mouth nd it hurts when I eat, what is it nd how do I get rid of it?

Should be evaluated: There are many possibilities. Diagnosis would need examination (eg ulcer vs lump vs cut, bleeding vs not), also obtaining full history of the symptom (eg. How long it has been there, what seems to make it worse/better, other questions), other history (eg. Tobacco use?), possibly tests/cultures of it. Infection, ulcer, laceration, cancer (esp in tobacco chewers), oddities (behcet's disease), more. ...Read more

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How to prevent chest wall pain.

How to prevent chest wall pain.

1st, sort out basis: Chest wall pain: many origins; commonly recognized include: skin, intercostal muscles, cartilage (connecting ribs to ribs & ribs to sternum), pleuritic (chest wall inner lining and/or lining of lung surfaces), bone, esophagus, heart and/or within the lungs, & the list goes on. Step 1: learn the anatomy. & 2. Work on seeing what either induces or more clearly: what changes the pain, when present. ...Read more

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Iv'e had upper back and chest wall pain for a month.When i lay down they hurt more.When pressing my chest it feels sore and painfull. What can it be?

Costochondritis or: Rib dysfunction or back misalignment. Best therapy is exercise. Read this http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html. ...Read more

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Could fatty liver that is borderline enlarged cause chest wall pain or rib pain? I am aching in my right kidney area and sore when you push. No UTI or kidney problems

No: Fatty liver does not usually cause enlargement -- if your liver is enlarged you need to be evaluated for other cause such as subacute alcoholic hepatitis or others -- and the pain in the right flank may also be caused by other musculoskeletal problem. ...Read more

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If you puncture a chest wall what can you expect to happen ?

If you puncture a chest wall what can you expect to happen ?

Maybe Pneumothorax: One possible outcome is a peumothorax (air in the space between chest wall ; lung). ...Read more

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What sort of disease is chest wall pain?

Chest wall pain: Chest wall pain occurs with a variety of conditions. In and of itself, it is such a vague complaint that is has very little diagnostic specificity. However, it may be associated with serious underlying disease processes and therefore should not be ignored. ...Read more

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