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Pain In Back Rib Cage Area
What to do if I had mono back in june and my spleen was a bit enlarged. I am now having a lot of pain near my left back rib cage/ scapula area. related?
Not related: Possible nerve impingement that can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more
Remedies for a strain somewhr in the chest/back/rib cage area that caused all the muscles in those areas to contract and diffclty in breathing?
Something moves under my right rib cage, it's does not hurt but annoying, it moves to my right side and right area of my back?
Pain on right side of back directly below rib cage. Occurs when i press horizontally across that area & sometimes when i lay on my right side. Causes?
Right sided pain: The pain can either be due to gall bladder disease or your liver. ...Read more
I had swollen areas of about a few inches in diameter on both sides of my back, just below where my rib cage ends but on the back. What could that be?
Hard to say: There are a lot of natural muscle insertion points in the area that you describe. This may be what your are feeling. However, if this "swelling" has increased or if it is painful or red, then you might want to get it evaluated. Also, is this related to any injury to the back? ...Read more
Have extreme pain only when I put pressure under my rib cage on both sides in my lower back. it's a very small area on both sides?
Low back: Tenderness of the low back could come from lumbar muscles, vertebra, or kidney/ureteral origin. If your symptoms persist or worsen see your physician for evaluation and he/she will order the appropriate tests and,if necessary, refer you to a specialist. ...Read more
I have a lipoma in my back on top of rib cage (u/s done) could that have anything to do with the swelling I have in the rib/flank area now?
I have intense pain in the area underneath my lower right rib cage wrapping around to the back same spot?
I have pains on my right side , upper rib cage area and upper right arm, also back when i sit. Any idea what can be the issue been over a week?
Get a medical check: If your pains do not settle down soon, you should get a physical exam by your doctor. Most minor aches and pains are related to muscles and often settle down in week to 10 days.If the pain is related to exertion or is getting worse, then you should go see your doctor soon(early next week) and get a check up done. ...Read more
Soreness in back (mid rib cage area). Worse with bending and taking a deep breath. feels irritated. ?
Thoracic spine: muscles on either side of the spine itself can be strained the same way the muscles of the lower (lumbr) spine can be strained/sprained. These are called the "paraverterbral muscles": APPLY HEAT/ICE (which ever helps more) and if the symptoms persist some PHYSICAL THERAPY is the next step! Hope this helps!] DrZ ...Read more
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