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Left Side Rib Hurt When I Breath
My left side under my ribs an arm hurt when I breath in it makes it worse an it's hard to catch my breath could this be from my back cause it's hurtin?
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?
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
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
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'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
I ve got a sharp pain on the left side under my rib cage, it come and goes, and it hurts a lot when I breath in deeply or after I ate, what can I do?
See your Family Doc,:
To be evaluated, investigated ; treated properly.
Good luck and best wishes for the new year. ...Read more
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?
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
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
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
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
Hello. Yesterday I started to have pain on the left side of my ribs. If I push on it, it hurts feels bruised. I doesn't hurt to breath?
Sharp pain near lower left rib cage. Hurts most when taking a deep breath. Pain travels up to lower left side of my neck. What could this be?
I've 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
When I take a deep breath, my rib cage hurts on the left side. It feels like I got punched in the ribs. What can that be?
It depends: The differential diagnosis is wide. It could be something like a rib fracture or costocondritis. Other serious conditions like heart disease or pleuritic chest pain can also cause this. Alternatively, it could be something related to the esophagus although less likely. You need some tests or diagnostic work up to find out the cause. ...Read more
A pain on my lower left side. Sometimes it feels like it is on my side near my ribs, other times it feels like its in my stomach. Deep breaths hurt.
I have had this internal pain under my rib cage on the left and right upper side, it hurts when I breath n move certain ways on liver side not lungs?
I have sharp pains in my left rib cage up to my left neck, & it hurts when I take deep breaths it comes and goes on both sides. Are my ribs broken?
I found a painful little lump under my left rib cage and now its creating pain throughout my entire left side and now it hurts when I take deep breath?
Muscle spasm?: Sounds like a spasm of one of the chest wall muscles. Try rubbing it, or applying a heating pad. Can also try topical agent such as Myoflex cream or aspercreme. Does not sound like a hernia due to location. If severe and unrelenting, may need to go to the ER for a more complete evaluation. ...Read more
Pain under left side ribs. Hurts more when taking deeper breaths and while moving. What could be causing this and what is a good home remedy to cure?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. What you described suggests musculo-skeletal pain. You may take an over the counter pain medication as needed. If it does not disappear in 3-4 weeks, it would be prudent to see a doctor.
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Sharp and tender feeling in left side of rib, feels swollen, might be bruised? When I take a deep breath, it hurts alot.
Chest pain: This may be intercostal muscle pain. A frustrating, non-serious sharp chest pain. Usually with deep breath, or cough. Indomethacin is good for this. It hurts a lot because these muscles have a linning, called pleura, on the inside of muscle that have sensitive nerves which produces this type of pain. Having said this, if in doubt always see a doctor. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain on left side of back (behind ribs). When I breath it hurts, especially when I do a deep breath and having shortness of breath.
Hard to know: This type of pain is usually related to muscle stain in the chest wall, inflammation of the membranes surrounding the lung (usually due to viral respiratory infection, but not always), or due to kidney-related pain (infection or stone). If worsening or just not going away, then a medical assessment is warranted. Use your instinct. ...Read more
I've had pain underneath the left side of my ribs on the inside towards my stomach for the last 2 days. It hurts to move left and right and to breath.
When I take a heavy breath my left back side where my lungs and ribs are hurt like a sore really painful feeling, can you please tell what's happenin?
See your doctor: Pain in the back of the chest, when taking a deep breath, can be caused by several conditions. The ribs or muscles might be sore, but they should also be sore when you push on the spot. The lining of the lung ("pleura") may also be inflamed, and this is usually a sharper kind of pain. It would be wise to let your doctor examine you and possibly order tests to determine the exact cause. ...Read more
I am having very sharp pains under left side rib cage all the way up to my shoulder it hurts to breath I had chest xrays and an EKG what else could i?
I have pectus excavatum and 3-4 fused ribs on my left side. I get unbearable pain to where it hurts to breath. Any ideas to what's going on?
Only symptom: dull ache on left side of stomach just below the ribs, hurts when I cough or breath deeply. High frequency noises coming from stomach?
Noises: Noises can be due to gas in your stomach. With gas your stomach tends to expand and cause pain under your rib cage. ...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
Injured rib: You may have injured ribs, in addition to muscle soreness. Severe coughing may cause this. You will want to get x-rays asap to make a better diagnosis. ...Read more
I have splenic artery aneurysm and having pain under my ribs left side and it hurts to move but not to touch or breath?
Back pain left side, feels like a cramp all the time, if I put pressur between ribs it hurts, bad, also hurts to take deep breaths?
See below: Sounds like it may be muscle spasms. The best way to iknow for sure is to have a physical examination by a doctor. ...Read more
I have a splenic artery aneurysm and having pain under my ribs on left side and it hurts to move but not touch or breath its 15mm by 10 mm, what to do?
Pain below my ribs on the left side for 2 days, I can't take a deep breath because it hurts worse when I breathe too deep. When I burp it hurts extremely bad! I have very bad congestion and a cough, not sure if it's related?
Could be related: The complaints sound consistent with pleurisy which is inflammation of the lining round the lung. One of the more common causes of pleurisy is infection and most commonly viral in nature. Pneumonia also a common cause but many times that is associated with fevers, cough, and mucous. Anti inflammatories like Advil or Aleve can be helpful. It would be a good idea for a medical provider to look at u ...Read more
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