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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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Could a pain in the rib cage be a symptom of lupus?

Could a pain in the rib cage be a symptom of lupus?

Possibly: Pleurisy or pain on inspiration is a common symptom of lupus. Chest wall tenderness is unlikely to be related. ...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

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I have irregular pulsations below rib cage of the rightside. What could that be?

I have irregular pulsations below rib cage of the rightside. What could that be?

Several causes: This could be vascular or muscle related, but your best bet is to have it examined by your healthcare provider since the causes are so many. ...Read more

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What is lump over right rib cage?

Depends: Without being able to see/examine the lump, of course, we can't make any kind of diagnosis. One very commonly seen lump in the body is a lipoma, which is a benign fatty lesion. If there is pain or discoloration or discharge or redness or any other concerning finding associated with the lump, please see a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can scoliosis cause rib cage pain?

Scoliosis: Yes scoliosis can cause rib pain. See an orthopedist if you are in pain. ...Read more

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Sharp pain left side lower rib cage?

Need tests to treat: If pain is sharp, need to find thecause by exam and tests to find the cause, please see your doctor, or go to nearest er. ...Read more

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Why is the top of my rib cage tender?

Why is the top of my rib cage tender?

Rib cage pain: Consider costochondritis, sprain, strain, bone contusion as most likely cause. Other causes include cardiac or referred neurogenic pain. ...Read more

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How to treat trapped wind in rib cage?

How to treat trapped wind in rib cage?

Pneumothorax?: Depends on the size & cause. If due 2 major chest trauma they many times use a chest tube. If spontaneous & small it may just B followed by serial chest x-rays, & if getting larger a chest tube is possible. Some may give an aspiration a go. Then if persists then a chest tube. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a flared rib cage?

How can I get rid of a flared rib cage?

Talk to surgeon: If you mean that it protrudes out, then I suppose there might be thoracic surgeons who could address that problem. However, you'd want to thoroughly discuss the risks versus the benefits, and the reasons you want to undergo such a procedure. ...Read more

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A lump on my left side beneath my rib cage?

A lump on my left side beneath my rib cage?

Let us see: Is this lump attached to skin? This is not a good sign.
Is this lump painful? Is there is any recent trauma to the area? Are this lump warm and the skin over it? If the answer to all the questions no? Most likely is benign lump. Check with your doc? ...Read more

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Why do I feel a strong pulse below rib cage?

Why do I feel a strong pulse below rib cage?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain below rib cage lower left back?

Stabbing pain below rib cage lower left back?

Kidney: There are several diseases that can cause pain in this area. Kidney stones are the first thing that came to mind when I read your question but infection (like shingles) broken rib and mush more need to be considered. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Bubble under rib cage, should I be concerned?

Bubble under rib cage, should I be concerned?

Take simethecone OTC: Try simethecone- e.g., Mylicon or Gas EX.
If symptoms are not improving, you should consult your local physician, as there are many things that could cause this symptom ...Read more

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Can a hernia be located in the rib cage area?

Can a hernia be located in the rib cage area?

No, not likely: Unless you had previously had major trauma in the area causing fractures or if you had prior surgery in the area, otherwise hernias do not form in that area. A physical exam with a doctor would identify a hernia if present. ...Read more

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Chest pain centre of rib cage and under ribs?

Chest pain centre of rib cage and under ribs?

More info: Need to know how long, is it better or worse with food/activity/other, are there other associated symptoms, does pain radiate up/down/left/right/through the middle. There are some dangerous causes so if symptoms worsen change or fail to improve you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Pain left rib cage goes around to the mid back?

Could be rib problem: I see this problem very commonly in my osteopathic manipulative medicine practice. Ribs normally move up & down with respiration & are quite flexible. Sometimes, the rib gets 'stuck' losing both its ability to move & its flexibility. Some serious health problems can cause this, but usually it is just a tight muscle or ligament & can be easily fixed with osteopathic manipulation. ...Read more

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What is the ball I feel under my left rib cage?

What is the ball I feel under my left rib cage?

Difficult to say!: You should see your pcp as you need to be examined and the 'ball' needs to felt and seen.
It could be a cyst from skin contents, a fatty tumor, cyst from the joints of the ribs, or be an enlarged organ from the abdomen.
Depending on the exam and your history, testing will be organized to determine the cause for it and treatment decided and implemented. ...Read more

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What body organ is on left side under rib cage?

What body organ is on left side under rib cage?

See below: Spleen, stomach, bowel, pancreas, rib are a few organs of concern. A thorough history and physical examination of your condition by a medical physician would be helpful good luck thank you. ...Read more

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Something feels swollen under my right rib cage?

Something feels swollen under my right rib cage?

Anatomy: That is your liver. Please go to the doctor to get a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I remove this lump in middle of rib cage?

See a physician: You should have this evaluated to decide if an excisional biopsy is needed. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of wide rib cage?

No real way: There really isn't a way that I know of to do this. And probably wouldn't be a good idea anyhow. ...Read more