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Today i had sudden pain in back of rib cage it hurts to move and breath, i've took a tramodol tablet but it hasn't helped what could it be?

Today i had sudden pain in back of rib cage it hurts to move and breath, i've took a tramodol tablet but it hasn't helped what could it be?

Carefully monitor.: Envisioning you mean, "the back" at the upper thoracic level maybe? If you've pushed yourself athletically more than usual then, pain could be related to physical activity. If it doesn't get better soon then, by all means have it seen by a dr. Especially if other symptoms appear. Btw, i'm not a fan of tramadol because it could slow down breathing itself. It can cause seizures in susceptible folk. ...Read more

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Pain in back and rib cage after starting new yoga class?

Muscle use & pain: Yoga strains your muscles as it conditions them and also requires increased flexibility. Most likely you have not used these particular muscles and they are healing normally from the new stresses you have placed on them, similar to lifting weights and having soreness. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain upper right back rib cage. Oouch! possibilities? No recent physical injury. Feels directly in the ribs. Not any deeper

Rash?: A few things come to mind: shingles (any rash?), pleuritic, muscle cramp, spine misalignment and more. Maybe a chiropractor can help. See a doctor if you have a rash in the area of pain. ...Read more

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Left back pain where the rib cage ends, also to the side of the body at the same level. What can it be? It hurts when I make pressure no other symptom

Left back pain where the rib cage ends, also to the side of the body at the same level. What can it be? It hurts when I make pressure no other symptom

Back pain: This could be many things - more information would be needed. If there was a strain or lifting - it could be a muscle strain. If fever or cough - could be pneumonia. If fever or symptoms when you pee - could be kidney infection. If a rash around that side of back with blister like lesions it could be shingles. If the pain persists follow up your physician. Good Luck ...Read more

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I've had back pain under my rib cage on my right side. There is no increase in pain when I breathe or take deep breathes.?

I've had back pain under my rib cage on my right side.  There is no increase in pain when I breathe or take deep breathes.?

Trauma?: If the pain came up on its own and you didn't have an injury, it's best to see your doctor to try to find an underlying cause. ...Read more

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Pain in upper left adomben since yeterday mostly when I move pain is in back around rib cage to its under my breast and it's not sharp more irrating rhen anything whay could this be. No fever?

Pain in upper left adomben since yeterday mostly when I move pain is in back around rib cage to its under my breast and it's not sharp more irrating rhen anything whay could this be. No fever?

Doctor can evaluate: The left upper abdomen includes many things, so a primary care doctor can evaluate to see what sort of discomfort is there. Some problems can be in the skin, the muscle, or a rib. Deeper inside are the stomach, spleen, part of the intestine, part of the pancreas, etc... A thorough exam at the doctor's office should be very helpful. ...Read more

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Recurring utis, lower left back pain under rib cage, high white blood cell count in urine, nausea, weakness. Causes?

Pyelonephritis: It sounds like you have pyelonephritis/ renal infection. You could have infected kidney stones or an obstructing ureteral stone. You could have vessico-ureteral reflux or a large post void bladder residual. I would recommend that you see a urologist and get a renal/bladder ultrasound and voiding cysto-urethrogram. Good luck. ...Read more

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I fell from 2m height 2 days ago got xrays done evey thing seemed ok. This morming I felt something pop in the back of my ribcage and now its painfull to cough, sneaze or even take deep breaths. The pain is in the back of rib cage at bottom side.

I fell from 2m height 2 days ago got xrays done evey thing seemed ok. This morming I felt something pop in the back of my ribcage and now its painfull to cough, sneaze or even take deep breaths. The pain is in the back of rib cage at bottom side.

R/O STRESS FRACTURE : You need to rule out a stress fracture of the ribs. Get CXR AND RIB X-RAY. If negative a bone scan is indicated. It takes awhile to heal and you may need pain medication and close follow up. If healing is delayed you can have PRP = PLATELET RICH PLASMA TO EXPEDITE HEALING. ...Read more

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I gave up smoking 4 months ago after 33 years. I am getting a lot of lower back pain & sharp pain on LH in back of rib cage. Is this detox & kidney?

I gave up smoking 4 months ago after 33 years.
I am getting a lot of lower back pain & sharp pain on LH in back of rib cage. Is this detox & kidney?

Congratulations on: freeing yourself of smoking! Please don't slip back or smoke even one because it leads to the next. See your doc about the back pain which is likely unrelated to smoking cessation. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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44 year old woman has pain in back and under left rib cage. Pain worsens when laying down. Duration for approximately one week.?

Pleurisy or muscular: Most of the time pain in the chest is either from inflammation of the lining of the lungs known as pleurisy or from a muscle pull/strain. ...Read more

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I am having middle back pain and left side rib cage pain. Please help?

I am having middle back pain and left side rib cage pain. Please help?

Too many options: Could be lung, could be spine, could be spinal nerve, could be nerve between ribs, could be muscle. To answer this one without more information, you need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have pain on my spine are middle of shoulder blades and close to my neck. And when i stretch to my right i feel pain in my back lower left rib cage?

I have pain on my spine are middle of shoulder blades and close to my neck. And when i stretch to my right i feel pain in my back lower left rib cage?

Trigger points: Pain in the midline of the back or around the shoulder blades is usually muscular. Trigger points, fairly specific areas that when pressed reproduce or trigger the pain, are common and muscular. Levator scapula syndrome is a variant near the top of the shoulder blade. Good posture, avoid looking down at computer screens. Try ice/heat, nsaid's, and salonpas hot patches. ...Read more

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Slight pain left side of back below rib cage spreading up to shoulders worse when standing and active deep breathing makes me cough and feels cold?

Tough: How long has problem occurred ? Could be many causes. Early shingles, spasms between ribs, irritation at rib/cartilage junction, something going on in lung base, somatic (muscles and connective tissue). You are going to need to get this one checked out. ...Read more

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Slight pain left side of back below rib cage spreading up to shoulders worse when standing and active deep breathing makes me cough and feels cold?

Pain below rib cage: Could be gas in colon or lung issues infection versus clot, ( especially if on birth control and smoke) , or spleen if had injury, or kidney stone / or gastritis / GERD. Since there is concern o f clot would f/u/ w/ doc / urgent care ER today. ...Read more