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Why do my lower ribs ache when I use my e cig?

Why do my lower ribs ache when I use my e cig?

Pressure of inhaling: Most likely you are inhaling harder than you ever did with a regular cigarette. Inhalation works at the edge of the diaphragm, s lung muscle at the edge of the lower ribs just as you describe. ...Read more

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Been in hospital with pnemonia (now nearly gone). But now when i wake up hips/lower ribs ache in a morning but wears of during the day?

Been in hospital with pnemonia (now nearly gone). But now when i wake up hips/lower ribs ache in a morning but wears of during the day?

Deconditioning: It's quite possible you've lost strength from your illness -- if you were in the hospital, it must have been bad. If you are still in the hospital, have the doctors check your iron panel. I think you may have an anemia as well. It would be good to find out 'why' you had pneumonia at the young age of 22 and see what can be done to prevent future illnesses. Hope you can follow up closely with a GP. ...Read more

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Upper left abdominal pain below underneath lower ribs. Aches. Radiates to both my sides of ribs. Nausea with Tylenol, (acetaminophen) tea, energy drinks. ?

Upper left abdominal pain below underneath lower ribs. Aches. Radiates to both my sides of ribs.  Nausea with Tylenol, (acetaminophen) tea, energy drinks. ?

Luq pain: Left upper abdominal discomfort with radiation around both sides,May be referred from the spleen,colon,stomach,pancreas,duodenum,left lung base or even gall bladder. The symptoms are worrisome enough to warrant an examination by a physician tonight. ...Read more

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Ache in lower ribs but only at night? Don't have any conditions

Ache in lower ribs but only at night? Don't have any conditions

Rib pain: Most rib pain in young adults is related to sports and local trauma. If the pain gets worse when you press on your ribs, then I would not worry, just take some motrin and give it time. If the pain does not change from pressing on the area, then have it checked by your doc in a week. ...Read more

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What might be the possible reason for aching lower part of right rib cage?

What might be the possible reason for aching lower part of right rib cage?

?: Could b gb disease, liver problems such as hepatitis, 2 much etoh 4a while, costochondritis (sp), atypical area but could b ulcer disease. If has been there 4 a while c an internist 4 eval. ...Read more

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Have a lump on my lower rib cage that just came up and is sore what could it be?

Have a lump on my lower rib cage that just came up and is sore what could it be?

Lump on rib Cage: Such lumps have to diagnosed by doing a clinical examination because the consistency and the margins of the lump felt on palpation itself help to diagnose it. Some possibilities are lipoma , large sebaceous cyst, fibroma etc. The pain in the bump indicates that it may be infected. Please check this out with your gp. Further treatment would depend on the diagnosis. ...Read more