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My Left Rib Hurt Off And On
Osteochonritis: The rib is not bony all the way it attac to the sternum by mens of cartilage , a lot of time that cunction get inflamed and cause the pain, off and on.Some time could acute and some time turn to chrnic conditon.I t happen with people who suffer from asmtha, wieght leffting and other cause. Be carefull some time pain in that area could be heart problems? ...Read more
Muscle Pain: If this pain is reproducable with movement, then it is most likely muscle-related. The left flank is a strange place for a muscle strain, though. If you've been chopping wood or moving furniture, then i could understand some under-used muscles now being painful. Try some local heat and advil (ibuprofen) to see if those help. ...Read more
My left side of my ribs been hurting for two days and hurts to touch it well its my whole left side what can it be ?
I have pain on my left lower rib it comes and goes what could cause that may hurt for days and quit for days at a time thank you
Are you sure ribs?: If you truly have rib pain, ie, you have pain when you press on the rib cage, it is almost certainly a muscle/skeletal issue. If you don't have actual pain on the rib it may actually be pain in your abdomen-look at a drawing of the abdomen and note the diaphragm, which separates the chest and abdominal cavity, actually rises above the bottom of the ribs. Go see your doctor, it could be serious! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in my left side under my ribs, and it's close to my back. It hurts to push on and I have sharp pains when stretch. What could this be?
Spleen: The symptoms and location that you describe, are most closely associated with your spleen. You need to go see your family doctor to be thoroughly checked out and treated. ...Read more
Pain started under right ribs 2 weeks ago. hurt especially when i lay on the right. the pain is now also on the left side. A nagging pain constantly?
I thought i broke a rib a week ago but the pain on my left side has gotten worse. It now hurts to lay down and it's worst when I lay on my right side?
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