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Why is my left rib cage sore and swollen?

Why is my left rib cage sore and swollen?

Muscle vs bone : Could be muscle (intercostal) vs internal organ... If persistent, probably need to see primary care doctor for work up. ...Read more

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My left sides tender under my ribcage and now the lower left side behind it is acheing?

My left sides tender under my ribcage and now the lower left side behind it is acheing?

? High Acid: Usually the pain on that area is either related to pulled muscle pain or due to high gastric acid. Please try tylenol, (acetaminophen) if this does not work then you may want to see pcp. ...Read more

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I have pain in my stomach on the left side under my rib my left rib feels like a lump. Is it my spleen?

I have pain in my stomach on the left side under my rib my left rib feels like a lump. Is it my spleen?

Pain in my stomach p: Possible but unlikely as the rib is soft and deep. Imaging studies will help clarify what this is. Ge checked. Don't mess around. ...Read more

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I feel a lump on my left hand side above my rib cage & very painful what is it?

I feel a lump on my left hand side above my rib cage & very painful what is it?

Limited information: With this ltd.Inform. It is difficult to tell. Need to know how long you came to notice, was there any trauma, any similar swellings anywhereelse. If it is in the underarm a potential lymphnode /infected hair follicle , commonly called boil (furuncle) is there. Is there any pus coming from it.Any fever. If it is an elarged lymphnodeneed to r/o inflammation vs cancer add more ino., can answer better. ...Read more

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I Been having sharp stabbing pains right below my left breast, and a dull ache in my left collarbone what could it be? 

Rib pain: Routine can be the cause for those symptoms or it can be chest pain associated with heart disease. If this is associated with exertion it is more likely related to Acordia condition and is dangerous and should be evaluated as soon as possible ...Read more

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I sometimes get aching pain on my left side under my left rib cage.What could this be?

Many things...: Pain above the waist can be your heart (i.e. Angina), chest wall or musculoskeletal pain, your lungs, or even your GI tract such as reflux. Speak with your physician and get some additional testing to be certain it's not serious. ...Read more

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What is this sharp pain in my chest under my left breast?

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What is this sharp pain in my chest under my left breast?

Cp: CP can be due to various causes. Heart attack, pericarditis, aneurysms, costchondritis, pleurisy, pneumonia, acid reflux, cancers, esophageal spasms etc. ...Read more

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Hi my left brest is hurting and my stomach above my belly is hurting?

Hi my left brest is hurting and my stomach above my belly is hurting?

Specifics please: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Constipation may be secondary to an underlying problem. ...Read more

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I feel movement and my stomach, my left breast is hurt, my left ribs is hurting too why?

I feel movement and my stomach, my left breast is hurt, my left ribs is hurting too why?

Last period: When was your last period are you constipated, any nausea vomiting if not pregnant it could be bowel peristalsis breast pain can happen premenstrual from hormone and fluid accumulation you may try analgesic advil, (ibuprofen) Motrin and if needed a diuretic as lasix. ...Read more

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Occasional deep pain right beside left armpit on my chest. Is it heart?

NO, thats not: typical site for pain, plus you are only 27 years old and is highly unlikely in your age group. It sounds like musculoskeletal pain. See a Dr if it persists..... ...Read more

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I am having intermittent chest pain on my left side. Underneath my left breast. Pain is pretty sharp. Could this be my heart?

I am having intermittent chest pain on my left side. Underneath my left breast. Pain is pretty sharp. Could this be my heart?

Chest pain: Among the many possible causes of chest pain are inflammation of muscles or cartilage, reflux of stomach contents, lung disease and heart disease, the latter two including blood clot in the lung and heart attack. Best to see your doctor for complete examination. Sudden onset of chest pain warrants emergency evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain under my left breast into top of my rib cage and it stays very tender?

I have a sharp pain under my left breast into top of my rib cage and it stays very tender?

Rib cage: Sharp pain increased by a deep breath and with associated tenderness may come from a rib or a pinched nerve that is between the ribs. It wouldn't be from the lung if the area is tender to touch. Have your physician examine the area if the discomfort persists and an x_ray may be ordered. ...Read more

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Why is my right boob swollen and sore?

Why is my right boob swollen and sore?

Swollen breast: Swollen one breast needs to be examined by your doctor . You also need ultrasound and mammogram. Thanks. ...Read more

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Iv got very painfull breasts,but on my right boob its quite painfull on the right side of my right boob,a dull ache,what could it be?

Iv got very painfull breasts,but on my right boob its quite painfull on the right side of my right boob,a dull ache,what could it be?

Get it checked: If you are pregnant and notice worse pain in one breast over another, then you should have that checked. It's likely no more that hormonal changes, but you want to be sure there is no inflammation. ...Read more

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Why is my rib on the left side sometimes sore?

Many causes: Most concerning left sided pain is associated with the heart, but many other causes include trauma, costochondritis, anxiety, stress, gastroesophageal reflux, and sometimes from abdominal organs such as bowel. Stomach , gall bladder, etc. In the chest pleuritis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, collapsed lung etc. You should consult physician for physical examination and testing if appropriate. ...Read more

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Extremely sore burning left groin left testicle left armpit left shoulder stomach and painful burning lumps on left side of my neck please help?

Have it checked out: It sounds like you have a series of "lumps" or lymph nodes that are painful particularly on your left side. You should have it checked out to make sure there isn't an infection going on. Don't forget that the lymph nodes act as a drainage and filtration system to try to stop infection. They will swell and be painful. You also want to be sure the lymph nodes are not swollen because of cancer. ...Read more

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I noticed a tender lump in my left breast right near my armpit on the top left side. What can this be?

I noticed a tender lump in my left breast right near my armpit on the top left side. What can this be?

Hard to tell.: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. ...Read more