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What can be the cause of pain in rib cage under right breast?

What can be the cause of pain in rib cage under right breast?

Check gallbladder: Right upper quadrant pain may be due to gallstones or dysfunctional gallbladder. Labwork and ultrasound may assist in the diagnosis. Sharp, stabbing pain under the breast that radiates from front to back may indicate intercostal neuralgia. Check with your family physician. ...Read more

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What could cause pain on the left side of my rib cage (below my breast and to the right a little)?

What could cause pain on the left side of my rib cage (below my breast and to the right a little)?

First thought is upp: -er GI disease such as ulcers in stomach or duodenum. Could also B gall bladder. C Ur PCP. ...Read more

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What is the cause and how can I fix it when I have pain in the left side of the rib cage under the breast?

What is the cause and how can I fix it when I have pain in the left side of the rib cage under the breast?

Dietary, gas, spleen: Kimberly, there are air pockets that can move if you touch your toes and move about, then lie on the side of the pain on the ground. Repeat this process if it helps a little... If you are constipated eat metamucil and yoghurt (organic fat free, plain). Drink a glass of water afterwards, wait and repeat the above. If you have family with sickle cell blood get yourself checked. ...Read more

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What could cause pain under breasts in rib cage area?

What could cause pain under breasts in rib cage area?

Chondritis: If in the rib cage and not deep within thorax or mediastinum then most probably costal chondritis inflammation of costal cartalige ...Read more

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I have swelling under left breast on top of rib cage what could cause it?

I have swelling under left breast on top of rib cage what could cause it?

Must see doctor: Any breast swelling in the breast or near the breast need clinical examination, possible mammography and other tests including if needed a biopsy. See your doctor with out delay ...Read more

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What causes both upper flank areas to swelli around where the rib cage & breast bone meets?

What causes both upper flank areas to swelli around where the rib cage & breast bone meets?

Costochondritis: This is the most likely cause of the symptoms you describe. It is inflammation in the cartilage that connects the ribs to the sternum or breast bone. Treatment usually involves anti-inflammatory medications and rest, avoiding strenuous activity until symptoms resolve. Cold packs can help reduce swelling. ...Read more

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Have sharp pains at rib cage and behind left breast. Have a benign tumor in same spot on rib cage. Could this b the cause?

Have sharp pains at rib cage and behind left breast. Have a benign tumor in same spot on rib cage. Could this b the cause?

Find out more: You need to find out more about the benign tumor that you have mentioned on the rib cage. Your doctor should be bale to guide you further, both in terms of pain control and resolve or remove the so called benign tumor if this lesion is felt to be the cause of your pains. ...Read more

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I am having painless muscle spasms directly below my right breast near rib cage, what causes this? Could this be stress related?

I am having painless muscle spasms directly below my right breast near rib cage, what causes this? Could this be stress related?

Many causes: Are they muscle twitches? Could be fatigue or stress or mineral deficiency? They are painless so I guess they are not bothering you? Observe and if worse and gets painful then see your doc. ...Read more

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Sharp pain that is sudden, comes and goes, under right rib cage, and sometimes around right breast. Causes trouble breathing. What can this be?

Sharp pain that is sudden, comes and goes, under right rib cage, and sometimes around right breast. Causes trouble breathing. What can this be?

Pleurisy: You're describing pleurisy. Since you take birth control pills, an unlikely but serious cause is a blood clot in your lung. The more likely cause is viral infection or even just muscular strain. But if this is new and because of the above, you need to be checked out to be sure it's not serious. ...Read more

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What can cause muscle twitching right below my left breast, around my rib cage?

What can cause muscle twitching right below my left breast, around my rib cage?

Various: Irritation of muscles due to overuse or contorted positions; irritation of the intercostal nerves in the rib cage; irritation of thoracic nerve roots often from compression; irritating lesions deep to the muscle such as tumors, infections, etc. ...Read more

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Hello, I noticed today I have a line of spider veins (I assume to call them) on my left rib cage under my breast. Can you tell me causes?

Hello, I noticed today I have a line of spider veins (I assume to call them) on my left rib cage under my breast. Can you tell me causes?

Spider veins: Visible "spider" veins represent veins which have lost their valvular competence, and are dilated (widened) which makes the blood contained in them static and visible. The location described is unusual and not related to a cause for alarm, but is coincidental to straining or a former blow to the area resulting in obstructing the flow of the veins seen. ...Read more

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What would cause intermittent pain under left breast in rib cage? Doc says heart is fine. Left shoulder blade pain also.

It depends: Chest pain can have multiple other reasons if not your heart. It may be your skin, muscles, bones, lungs or lining of lungs, food pipe "esophagus" disorders or anxiety. Please consult with your pcp. ...Read more

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What would cause burning pain in left shoulderblade, under armpit in left rib cage along bra line, under left breast, and in left side arm near bicep?

Burning pain:
Have you experienced a rash in that same area? You are describing the pain that one sees with shingles. The pain will follow the path of a nerve affected by the reactivation of the virus that causes Chicken Pox. ...Read more

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What causes an Intermittent burning pain in rib cage below armpit, just below left breast, shoulder blade? Pcp says heart ok. Ekg, stress test, monitor ok

Likely biomechanical: Rib pain or intercostal nerve pain, since all the heart work up was negative. Could also be GI issue. Ask for a referral to a physical therapist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain under the right breast and rib cage?

Muscle/gallbl/shingl: Could be muscular vs. Pleurisy. Could be gallbladder, especially if worse after eating. Could be shingles. Look for rash. May simply be irritation from your bra's underwire. ...Read more

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What could it be when you have pain under your right breast and rib cage?

One of many things: It could be rib or chest wall problem, gall bladder problem, pancreas, intestine or stomach problem, or liver problem. See your doctor if this persists. ...Read more

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I have a boney lump in between my breasts on the edge of my right rib cage?

I have a boney lump in between my breasts on the edge of my right rib cage?

Have it checked: I do not know exactly what you mean by bony lump between the breast a cyst could be tense and feel like a hard lump
between the breast there is the sternum the end of it sometime could be outward and feel like a bony lump
either way do not take any chances and have it checked by your physician. ...Read more

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Boney lump in between my breasts on the edge of my right rib cage, what is this?

Boney lump in between my breasts on the edge of my right rib cage, what is this?

See physician: Bony lump between breast could be related to the breast bone in the middle of the chest could be a tense cyst that feel hard
most likely nothing to worry about but no reason to take any chances have it checked by your physician. ...Read more

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What organ is on the left side about one inch below the breast at the edge of the rib cage?

What organ is on the left side about one inch below the breast at the edge of the rib cage?

Spleen & stomach: Lower edge of spleen and upper edge of stomach are in this area. ...Read more

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What organ is on the left side about five inches below the breast at the edge of the rib cage?

What organ is on the left side about five inches below the breast at the edge of the rib cage?

There are a few...: The stomach, colon, and spleen are probably the 3 closest organs to the area you are describing. The liver has a left lobe near here. Lastly, the small intestine can be found pretty close to this area, as well. ...Read more

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I've been thinking that the lumps I've been feeling were just my rib cage or natural lumpiness of my small breasts, what could it be?

I've been thinking that the lumps I've been feeling were just my rib cage or natural lumpiness of my small breasts, what could it be?

Can't tell online: Without knowing more about where these lumps are, what they feel like, if they have changed or grown, if they're tender, what they look like, the shape, AND without examining you, it is impossible to say what these might be.

There are lots of things that cause lumps, and almost all of them are NOT breast cancer. Please see a doctor for an exam! Good luck! ...Read more

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What is lower left breast area, rib cage pain?

Rib cage: Rib cage pain is usually produced by some. Blunt trauma producing rib fracture or tearing of the intercostal muscles between the ribs. Or can be secondary to a temporary inflammatory process involving the cartilaginous tissue which connects our ribs to the sternum. Because there are other causes one would be wise to be evaluated if the pain is increasing, occurs at night or lasts for more than a ...Read more