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Pain Below Right Breast And Upper Right Rib Cage What's The Cause
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
What could cause pain on the left side of my rib cage (below my breast and to the right a little)?
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
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
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
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?
I am having painless muscle spasms directly below my right breast near rib cage, what causes this? Could this be stress related?
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
Left breast pain for a week, moved to both breasts and rib cage last night, woke up with worst heartburn of my life. Connected? Cause? I'm 23 btw.
What is causing pain under left breast above or on the rib cage after ablation which causes left chest tightness and sob.
Post procedure: Post procedural mild pericarditis.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
Spleen & stomach: Lower edge of spleen and upper edge of stomach are in this area. ...Read more
2 things: Either the tip of your heart or your spleen. ...Read more
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
I have few small lumps on my rib cage a couple inches below my breasts. They're soft and easily move around when I push them. Could this be cancer?
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