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Muscle Pain Under Left Rib Cage
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
I had some lower back muscle pain on the right side and now I have some tenderness on right side under my rib cage? Any ideas what it could be?
Im having right side rib cage pain is it my liver or no? when i touch a certain bone in that area it hurts so its more likely muscle pain you think?
I am a 40 yo female with no family hx of heart problems and otherwise healthy. having muscle spasms under left rib cage no pain 4 or 5 a day for 2 day?
Rib cage: The pains you describe are not likely to relate to the heart. They are more likely musculoskeletal, neurological or inflammatory in nature. ...Read more
Im.havibg a muscle spasim under left rib cage it hurts and i gave to stetch and move ti get rid of.it what coukd it be ?
Dehydration: Common causes of muscle spasms are dehydration and not having the correct vitamin/minerals around. I suggest drinking 6-8 glasses of water daily and avoiding caffeine and alcohol (they cause dehydration) and adding a multivitamin/multimineral supplement daily. Regular stretching or yoga can also help. ...Read more
If you have pain in the left flank area that wraps around the side and to the front just under rib cage would that be kidney, muscle or what?
Have pain in my muscle under my left rib cage, pulled or did something at work, it also hurts when I breathe and cough, I don't think it is a broken r?
3 possibilities: Costochondritis: the place where the bony rib meets the cartilage rib can become injured and painful. Not broken unless major trauma or defect in rib. Intercostal muscle strain: the muscle between the ribs can be torn and painful. Pleurisy: The lung tissue can pull away from the chest wall and become painful. All 3 are benign and should heal in 4-6 weeks. NSAIDs like Advil will help. ...Read more
I am getting severe muscle spasms on the left just under my rib cage. It is painful & I have to wait unable to move until I actually feel it release.
Pulled muscle: can do this. Other conditions that can cause pain in this area include Gall bladder disease, pleurisy and heart disease. Your description sounds like you may have stretched too far and pulled a muscle. If you have shortness of breath, sweating, fever or the problem does not resolve see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The muscle right under the arm pit on the upper right rib cage hurts , when turning left or right or when touched, started yesterday, what is this?
Strain: Sounds like the latissimus dorsi is strain. Should get better in 7-10 days. Rest, ice, and antiinflammatories. ...Read more
Hello I have pain in the bottom of my rib cage from the muscle at the bottom of the sternum to the left along the rib and the right.What is it?
Costochondritis: Also known as chest wall pain, is a benign and often temporary inflammation of the costal cartilage, which connects each rib to the sternum at the costosternal joint, and is a common cause of chest pain. Though costochondritis is often self-limited, it can be a recurring condition that can appear to have little or no signs of onset. Treatment options are quite limited and usually, rest, analgesics. ...Read more
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