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Doctor insights on: My Left Side Is Sore And Feels As If It Is Pushing On My Ribs

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Im a drinker and i have pain in my side when lying my ribs feel tender on left side when lying down like weight is pushing on them ??

Im a drinker and i have pain in my side when lying my ribs feel tender on left side when lying down like weight is pushing on them ??

Stop drinking alcoho: I assume by your statement that you're drinking more than one standard alcoholic beverage each day (sorry for sexism but men are allowed two), in which best thing for your health is to quit, or at least drop down to just one each day (no averaging to make up for skipped days). Regarding pain on left side, too many causes to speculate. Go see your GP unless pain is so bad that you want to go to A&E ...Read more

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Why would it be sore to push in under left rib? Seems close or on left rib.

Why would it be sore to push in under left rib? Seems close or on left rib.

Bruise?: This may be a mild trauma but if it does not resolve within 7-10 days, you should see your physician. In the meantime, ice and nsaids along with arnica cream and oral tablets may help. ...Read more

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I was just in a car wreck and now when i cough i feel soreness near my rib cage and my back on the upper left side.

I was just in a car wreck and now when i cough i feel soreness near my rib cage and my back on the upper left side.

Get checked out: It coiuld be a sprain or a fractured rib or some other internal injury to the lungs. You need to be seen by a doctor. ...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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I had fallen on my ribs on the left side almost 7 years ago and never got it looked at, it's always been a little sore but never thought anything of ?

I had fallen on my ribs on the left side almost 7 years ago and never  got it looked at, it's always been a little sore but never thought anything of ?

Fracture: Well you may have fractured your ribs at the time to late now. When you bruise the bone it does take quite a while to heel. So just keep going and see how you are in a few more months ...Read more

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I have a lump under my left side of my rib and it's sore what could it be?

I have a lump under my left side of my rib and it's sore what could it be?

Lump By Rib: Such lumps have to diagnosed by doing a clinical examination because the consistency and the margins of the lump felt on palpation itself help to diagnose it. Some possibilities are lipoma , large sebaceous cyst, fibroma etc. The pain in the bump indicates that it may be infected. Please check this out with your gp. Further treatment would depend on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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My ribs on the left side are sore when i move and when i breathe, what is it and how can it be cured?

My ribs on the left side are sore when i move and when i breathe, what is it and how can it be cured?

Inflammation: If there is no injury and your rib is painful to touch and hurts when you breathe and move it is most likely to be inflammation, calle costchondritis and treated with anti inflammatory meds like Motrin or naprosyn but you should have it checked with your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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My ribs hurt when you touch them its like a sore touch pain when touching them. I haven't been in any trauma. The left side especially.

My ribs hurt when you touch them its like a sore touch pain when touching them. I haven't been in any trauma. The left side especially.

Costochondritis : Inflammation of the rib or rib cartilage is fairly common.( costochondritis). Consider taking an over the counter NSAID ( like ibuprofen) for a week . If no improvement see your primary care physician . Good luck! ...Read more