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I Have A Muscle Twitching Around My Rib Cage What Is It
It could be GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into your food pipe (esophagus). The backwash of acid irritates the lining of your esophagus and causes gerd signs and symptoms. ...Read more
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
It Could be related: To stomach problem gerd.Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into your food pipe (esophagus). The backwash of acid irritates the lining of your esophagus and causes gerd signs and symptoms. Thank you. ...Read more
See below: It could be any of several things. You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Painless muscle twitching in my lower left rib cage and left shoulder and shoulder blade what can cause this and should I worry?
For the last few weeks I've had muscle twitching in my left thigh under my butt and stomach under my right rib cage. I'm not sure why, any suggestions?
See your doctor: In the absence of other symptoms, these are likely benign "fasciculations". Causes include dehydration, recent overexertion, abnormal electrolyte levels such as sodium, potassium, or calcium levels, increased stress levels/caffeine intake, etc. If the twitching is frequent, affects different muscles every time, or is associated with other symptoms like muscle cramps or weakness, see your doctor. ...Read more
Muscle twitching arms &legs under rib cage, even butt sometimes; don't hurt ; could this be stress? Cant keep l leg still either feel need to move it
Muscle twitching: Painless twitching can be benign, sometimes happens with magnesium deficiency or problems with calcium but there are certain types of twitching that warrant a good neurological exam to sort out. Many things can be blamed on stress but usually better to look for more worrisome answer before assuming that. ...Read more
Pain?: Is it sharp or achy? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Any fevers? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info ...Read more
For the last two nights when I lay down to go to bed I have been very bothered by constant twitching under my left rib cage. Idk what it could be...
Get an ultrasound or:
ct scan of the abdomen, get egd and blood work. If all negative then it is muscle spasms or intercostal nerves irritation. I hope this helps. If you do have more questions or other concerns kindly contact with me on my Virtual Practice at :
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I woke up this morning with hard "knocks", twitching under my right rib cage. Comes and goes, no pain. Just started working out.
Muscle: You may have pulled the muscles between the ribs. Apply some heat and if no improvement take two aleeve. I would avoid lifting wts till this disappears. ...Read more
In between my rib cage and abdominal there's this "twitching" that doesn't stop it happens once in awhile (doesn't hurt at all) I did abs day before?
I'm a 22 year old female and the past two day I have been having a twitching feeling in my upper stomach below the rib cage on the right side.
See below: These are probably benign muscle fasiculations. If they persist, see your family doctor. ...Read more
There has been this twitching/spasms going on under my right rib cage for a while now. And for the last week my stools have been everything but solid.
See provider: Consider seeing your provider to assess for gallbladder or stomach issues causing your symptoms. ...Read more
I have a twitching/spasm/pulsating feeling below my left rib cage, what it is and how could I get rid of it? No pain just annoying
I'm a 22 year old female and the pasted two day I have been having a twitching feeling in my upper stomach below the rib cage on the right side?
Twitching=muscle: It takes muscle to make something twitch. Twitching in the upper stomach, below the rib cage is in the region of the diaphragm - the muscle that contracts so that you can expand your lungs. Could also be abdominal muscles. Twitching usually comes and goes and is usually not related to anything serious. In rare cases, twitching can be related to electrolyte imbalance. ...Read more
I have twitching and stinging pain behind my upper left rib cage just below the breast and on the side. It comes and goes every minute or so. Help?
Rib cage pain: Try some anti inflammatories sounds like a muscle problem ...Read more
I have been having cramps on my left side when moving, near rib cage and stomach a few days before the cramp the area was twitching no injury to area?
Diaphragm: It sounds like a diaphrammatic spasm which is likely not serious. ...Read more
Normal: This is pretty common and just your muscle twitching which many have during times of stress, sleep deprivation or otherwise intermittently. It is not dangerous, and not sign of anything serious. Common places for this to be felt are the eyelid, the muscles of the ribcage area, stomach or legs. ...Read more
My right side under my ribs keeps hurting on and off. I feel a deep pulsating twitch inside my rib cage. What could this be? Why is it happening?
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Muscle twitching under my armpit on right side wrapping around ribs from shoulder blade to pectoral muscle, unrelated to electrolytes. Other causes?
I have had a fluttering sensation on the right side of my chest for 2 days. It isn't painful, more like a muscle twitching quickly. What could it be?
Off geodon (ziprasidone) 4 months but still have terrible anxiety and occasional muscle twitching. Fluttery feeling in my chest. Will these go away ever?
Weaning off meds: One would need more information regarding your condition and why your doctor decided to taper off the geodon (ziprasidone). ...Read more
Breath test says positive for sibo, but my only symptom is post-prandial chest discomfort and muscle twitching. Should I still take xifaxin?
SIBO: Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth can occur as a complication of numerous conditions. Without having seen and examined and tested you there is no way to determine whether the therapy you have been prescribed by another doctor is correct or not. If you are not confident in your doctor's diagnosis, go and get a second opinion from someone who can evaluate you face to face. Good luck. ...Read more
Symptoms: shortness of breath, muscle twitching everywhere, chest pressure, upper abdomen pulses. My cardiologist thinks its nothing. What should I do?
Trust him: Your cardiologist spent 9-10 years training to know when things were important and when they were not. And in general, physicians tend to practice conservatively so as not to miss anything. For these reasons, the fact that you are a young male, and the nature of your symptoms (which sound like anxiety). I suspect they are right. If you don't trust them get another opinion. ...Read more
For the last 5 days I gave had an on and off twitch / muscle spasm just below my ribs cage bilaterally in the same area. This spasm is not painful at?
Alarm signs to check: Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? Also, what testing have you had? ...Read more
I have EOE and Asthma: its awful! . When I get asthmatic symptoms though, I feel shortness of breath, chest tightness, also, rib muscle twitches. Why?
Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of ...Read more
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