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I have a pain in my left side rib area it it come and goes and it hurts when i breath deep what could it be ?

I have a pain in my left side rib area it it come and goes and it hurts when i breath deep what could it be ?

Several: Any trauma or falls? Unusual increased activity? Bailing hay etc! clotting or bleeding issues? Most likely musculoskeletal but pleurisy from pneumonia or pe can mimic. Local heat, tylenol-- if not better quickly be examined and get x-ray. ...Read more

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Left side rib cage hurts when taking breath?

Trauma?: It can range from a fractured rib to irritation of the pleural cavity caused by inflammation or infection. Get diagnosed. ...Read more

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Busted rib type pain in left side?Hurts to breath

Strain, fracture ?: It is rare to fracture a rib without trauma, so you probably have a strain of the intercostal muscles, which are the muscles between the ribs. This can be very painful. The pain could also be referred from inside the chest, which tends to be more of a sharp pain. Rib strains can take weeks to resolve, but will improve with time. If it is not getting better you should have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Hi, am Haben am feeling a pain @ my left back side of my ribs it hurts when i breath in,when i try to get up from where i slept.

Hi, am Haben am feeling  a pain  @ my left back side of my ribs it hurts when i breath in,when i try to get up from where i slept.

Wrist pain: Are the symptoms new and do they cause you discomfort? Common causes for the wrist to click are the tendons of your wrist that go over your radial and ulnar styloids , the points you can feel at the ends of these bones, can act as a " guitar pics " and strum your tendons. My wrist makes that sound too. However, it does not hurt me. ...Read more

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I have a pane under my ribs on the left side. It hurts to tack a deep breath.

Chest pains: Regardless the cause, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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Pain on left side around ribs, kinda hurts when taking a deep breath?

Pleurasy: this symptom can range from chest trauma to a like threatening pulmonary embolism and many in between, best to see your primary care doctor for this to find the cause ...Read more

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What does it mean when you take a deep breath and you hurt behind your ribs on the left side?

Sounds like: Pain due to slipped rib syndrome or rib dysfunction, or costochondritis. Try some otc ibuprophen for a few days and see your doctor for physical exam and treatment options. ...Read more

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I have pain on left side of my body inside my rib cage, hurts when I lay on left side, breath sometimes and after I eat, what could it be?

I have pain on left side of my body inside my rib cage, hurts when I lay on left side, breath sometimes and after I eat, what could it be?

Inflammation or GERD: Most likely costochondritis ( inflammation of the cartilage in the chest wall) or GERD. Could also be related to heart & lung disease, so I recommend seeing a physician. ...Read more

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I've been having pain on the left side inside my rib cage, hurts a lot right after I eat, when I lay on it, sometimes when I breath, what is it?

I've been having pain on the left side inside my rib cage, hurts a lot right after I eat, when I lay on it, sometimes when I breath, what is it?

Could be gas pains: Make sure to do a complete food allergy panel to see what you may be allergic to that you're unaware of that you're eating that's producing this excess gas, and showing up under your rib cage as pain. That would shed more light as to what you're eating that may be causing your current problem. If that's not the case, Then you can look elsewhere. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my lower left side when i breath in. Below the lower tip of my left rib. Just randomly started out of nowhere. Hurts morewhenibreathdeep?

Sharp pain in my lower left side when i breath in. Below the lower tip of my left rib. Just randomly started out of nowhere. Hurts morewhenibreathdeep?

Sounds like slipped: Rib. See an osteopathic physician or a physical therapist if the problem persists. Try swimming or hanging on the pull-up bar while taking deep breaths. May help. ...Read more

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Why is it whenever i cough or breath hard, the left side of my ribs hurt. Why?

Why is it whenever i cough or breath hard, the left side of my ribs hurt. Why?

Chest pain: Pain with breathing is pleurisy. Many different causes and sometimes no clear reason why it is occurring. Forceful coughing can lead to pleuritic pain which can be unilateral or bilateral. Infections and musculoskeletal injuries can cause and mimic (respectively) pleuritic pain. ...Read more

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Had on and off pain in right side chest and upper back ,today am having pain left side hurts when breath in around rib area what can this be?

Had on and off pain in right side chest and upper back ,today am having pain left side hurts  when breath in around rib area what can this be?

Need more info: To determine if you have an acute respiratory problem like pneumonia, history of fever and other symptoms like cough and poor appetite is important . In absence if these, one can consider other causes of inflammation such as asthma or pleurisy. For now you can take anti inflammatory medicine like ibuprofen 400 mg every 6-8 hrs for 2-3 days. If still not improved. Pl get examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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Fell and hit my left side up under Lt. arm and chest. Ribs hurting and hurts to breath. what do in moderat to sever pain?

Fell and hit my left side up under Lt. arm and chest. Ribs hurting and hurts to breath. what do in moderat to sever pain?

Go to ER: Need to be seen in ER or urgent care- you need an X-ray. It could be as simple as a soft tissue contusion but need to evaluate for rib fractures, collapsed lung etc ...Read more

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Stabbing Pain in upper ribs left side not constant but keeps returning and hurt to take deep breaths, what could this indicate?

Stabbing Pain in upper ribs left side not constant but keeps returning and hurt to take deep breaths, what could this indicate?

Rib dysfunction?: Sounds like the common presentation for a rib dysfunction, ie the rib gets 'knocked out of whack'. This problem often presents with pain (often sharp or severely achy & worse with deep inhalation or exhalation.) it's easily treatable by osteopathic manipulation, if it is the cause. A proper history & osteopathic hands-on exam might be able to determine the exact cause.Manipulation may fix it. ...Read more

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Ive had a pain just under my left rib cage that hapowns wgen i take a deep breath. Abd iuf i sleep on that side it hurts til for the first few minutes?

Ive had a pain just under my left rib cage that hapowns wgen i take a deep breath. Abd iuf i sleep on that side it hurts til for the first few minutes?

Positional and mechanical influences on the diaphragm.: If the pain is fleeting,you likely have pressure from your abdomen, on the diaphragm. You can decrease that pressure by eliminating carbonated drinks, excessive caffeine use, and increased water/fibrous foods, like raw fruits and vegetables. Particularly a dark green salad at night time Will help move stomach and intestinal contents while you're sleeping.Dinner should always be your lightest meal! ...Read more