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Doctor insights on: Lupus And Rib Cage Pain

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Pain in rib cage common with lupus?

Pain in rib cage common with lupus?

Sort of: The rib cage itself is not involved in lupus. However, pleurisy can cause chest pain that can be mistaken for rib cage pain. Read more

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Pain in rib cage common with lupus? Is this a symtpom

See below: Could be a sign a of pleurisy from lupus or other things, see your doctor to best determine what is going on. Read more

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Pain in upper right back, inside rib cage. Gallbladder removed in 2010-dirreah, weight loss, night sweats. Enzymes over 810-neg for hep, lupus, wilson?

? retained stone: There are a number of tests, ultrasound, mrcp that you could have to rule out a retained or new primary gallstone in your bile ducts. If these are clear an ERCP may help. If it is not a stone then review your meds. Many things can affect the liver: tylenol, (acetaminophen) alcohol, cholesterol meds, etc. If nothing is found they may want to image your liver. Read more

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Spasm under left rib cage?

Spasm under left rib cage?

Yes: That can happen. The diaphragm is the muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. The muscle can spasm and cause pain that is sometimes hard to diagnose. Breathing and stretching exercises can help. Read more

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Pain in the lower rib cage area?

Pain in the lower rib cage area?

Several causes: In young persons, lower thoracic pain could be due to local trauma (bruise), pain associated with a virus (if the child has a fever), pleurisy (inflammation of the lung's lining), bronchitis, pneumonia or some other cause. If the pain continues, or if there is fever, see the doctor. Read more

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Is a deformed rib cage correctible?

Yes, surgically: Surgical correction is possible depending on the extent. Read more

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What is under your rib cage of your right?

What is under your rib cage of your right?

The Liver: The body of the liver is being the right ribs. Also in the area is the right kidney, adrenal gland, and part of the colon. The gall bladder is found associated with the liver as well. Read more

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I have a knot in between my rib cage, what is this?

I have a knot in between my rib cage, what is this?

Cartilege or bone: This could be post traumatic like a broken rib or it could be a growth of cartilege or of the bone. I would have x-rays and bone scan to evaluate. Read more

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My rib cage sticks out! It's unattractive! How can I fix this?

Isn't a way: Sorry...There really is no answer to this one. There isn't a surgery or other treatment that can change how your rib cage appears. And I wouldn't recommend trying. Read more

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Why might someone have pain on the left side of their rib cage?

Why might someone have pain on the left side of their rib cage?

Multiple things: A portion of the lung, the pancreas, the small and large bowel are all located deep to the ribs on the left side. If you are having trouble, consider being seen. Read more

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Should I go back the docotor if the pain in my rib cage has increased?

Sure: If you have developed a relationship already with your dr. And they area aware of your pains to begin with, and now the pains have increased, you should call them and explain the change of your pain. Depending on what they have done so far, you may warrant further testing or differing treatment. Best wishes. Read more

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It feels like a spasm below my rib cage. What could that be caused from?

It feels like a spasm below my rib cage. What could that be caused from?

Constipation: Can be gallbladder, liver if only rt, colon if either side. Electrlyte- calcium, magnesium, pttasium can be a factor. See pmd. Read more

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My rib cage is very weak?

My rib cage is very weak?

Be more specific: Pl include as much info in your question as allowed to help us, help you. Read more

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Numbness in left rib cage?

Numbness in left rib cage?

Nerve problem: Possibilities: pinched nerve in back, bulging disc, early (pre-rash) shingles, traumatic neuropraxia (bruised nerve), tumor, heart attack, other. It's worth seeing a physician about. Go to er immediately for any chest pain. Read more

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Pain & swelling left rib cage?

Rib pain: The rib cage does not often become painful and swollen, unless there was some direct injury to the area (rib fracture/contusion) or some indirect sprain/strain to the muscle/ligament structures (costochondritis...). There can be soft tissue masses (and rarely bony) that can present with such symptoms, so please get evaluated. Read more

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My chest and rib cage really hurt?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. Read more

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How to reat pain under my left rib cage?

How to reat pain under my left rib cage?

See your GP.: This could be bruised skin, muscles or cartilage of the ribs, broken/bruised rib (s) themselves, or some abdominal organ, like splenic problem. See your doctor to get it diagnosed and treated properly. Read more

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What wouls caues stinging under your rib cage?

What wouls caues stinging under your rib cage?

Varies: There area many possibilities and usually a detailed exam and appropriate studies can determine the cause. Potential causes include a thoracic radiculopathy, gallbladder, lung, andgi problems to name a few. Consider being checked. Thank you. Read more

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I have pain on my left rib cage feels like a bruced nerve?

I have pain on my left rib cage feels like a bruced nerve?

Injury?: Bruised nerves that control movement cause weakness of the muscle. Bruised feeling nerves cause numbness and tingling, and these sensations can be uncomfortable. They usually try to get better unless there is an ongoing problem such as pressure, trauma, inflammation. See a doctor if it continues or worsens. Read more