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Localized Tenderness In Ribs
Diagnosed with costochondritis can it effect ribs in back or generally localized to front? Back ribs more sore than front no known cause
I have had localized soreness near my rib and sternum. Soreness started in September and went away a few months the later. Soreness comes and goes ?
Basic diagnosis: can be made with an xray of the chest and special views of the ribs affected. Ask your doctor to order them and discuss results. Hope it feels better. ...Read more
The lowest part of my right rib is suddenly tender.no injury. only hurts when i press on it (the rib itself hurts, i dont think its an organ behind it?
Costochondritis : It is possibly costochondritis, which is an inflammatory condition in the area where the cartilage and bone portion of the rib meet, particularly if it is tender. NSAIDs are the usual treatment. Consider being seen to rule out other deeper causes such as a gall bladder problem for instance. ...Read more
Im a drinker and i have pain in my side when lying my ribs feel tender on left side when lying down like weight is pushing on them ??
Stop drinking alcoho: I assume by your statement that you're drinking more than one standard alcoholic beverage each day (sorry for sexism but men are allowed two), in which best thing for your health is to quit, or at least drop down to just one each day (no averaging to make up for skipped days). Regarding pain on left side, too many causes to speculate. Go see your GP unless pain is so bad that you want to go to A&E ...Read more
Tender rib cage: Could be costochondritis, or any inflammation of the ribs where they have muscle insertion or from cough.. May also be due to gastritis reflux H pylori( tx w/ ranitidine, abx if needed). If not allergic try motrin 2 tabs 2 times a day x 7 and see if helps .Sometimes i have given zithromax because they have an associated cold/ cough that may be mycoplasma which can cause pains .f/u w/ doc ...Read more
V tender over g'blddr esp when touch. Pain under R ribs and back intermitent U/s normal. Could this be stress related, even though pain is def real?
Depends: If in the center of ur abdomen just below the rib cage ; u r thin u may be feeling ur duodenum spasm due 2 ulcers or ur pyloric area of stomach. 2 the r is the liver ; 2 the left is the spleen that's the best i can do. My advice is c ur pcp ; have a hands on diagnosis made. ...Read more
Swelling and tender to the touch on left side right under ribs im a 58 . Female in excellent health noticed the swelling four days ago.?
See your MD: See your md asap. With your reported excellent health, this is something that is out of the ordinary for you. Any swelling merits attention. Your spleen sits right around the area you have described. See your md asap, especially since it has already been 4 days and you have both swelling and pain. If worsens before appt, go to er. Don't take a chance. ...Read more
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