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Fibromyalgia Rib Cage Pain
Discomfort & pain in 2 regions right iliac & left thorax rib cage under the axilla which radiates the entire left side do I have fibromyalgia?
Having pain behind rib cage, both sides,. Does not hurt to breathe but painful when walking. Also bad headache and slight dizziness, fatigue.
Fibromyalgia? : Female age unknown w. "fatigue, dizziness, headache" & bilateral back pain. Medical evaluation needed to rule out systemic disorder. If nothing specific found, such as hormone problem, anemia etc., then fibromyalgia might be consideration & consultation w. Rheumatologist in order. At Quora.com, I present, on my "Pain Syndrome" board, a book-length discussion of Fibromyalgia causation & therapy. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Possible causes include rib strain, costochondritis, trauma, pleuritic pain (pain affecting the membranes covering the lungs) due to coughing or pneumonia, rib fractures, gallstone, or cancer such as metastatic cancer and multiple myeloma... If the pain is severe or not getting better with pain meds, rest and/or ice, you should consider seeing a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am woman I am 42 yrs. I have this pain on my right side. Like righyt under i behind my rib cage.
A variety of choices: You will need to see your physician. In that location we can think of a variety of things in the that location - most commonly it could be a gall stone, or a kidney stone or something in the lungs there can other anatomic structures there - so you need an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several causes: In young persons, lower thoracic pain could be due to local trauma (bruise), pain associated with a virus (if the child has a fever), pleurisy (inflammation of the lung's lining), bronchitis, pneumonia or some other cause. If the pain continues, or if there is fever, see the doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get an Examination d: You should visit your doctor if your pain persists beyond 1-2 weeks. The causes of chest pain are quite varied depending on its location, relationship to breathing and any associated symptoms such as cough or breathing difficulty. You need a detailed examination and if needed your doctor can do x-rays of the chest or lungs to check for any internal lung or hreart conditions causing your pain. ...Read more
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