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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?

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

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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?

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?

Go to the ED: If you are having trouble breathing and chest pain, which is what you are having. There could be several possibilities, and it *might* be a strain, but it may be something worse. ...Read more

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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?

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?

You have lipomaq: Lipoma is a benign tumor composed of adipose tissue. It is the most common form of soft tissue tumor.[1] lipomas are soft to the touch, usually movable, and are generally painless. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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I have intense pain in the area underneath my lower right rib cage wrapping around to the back same spot?

I have intense pain in the area underneath my lower right rib cage wrapping around to the back same spot?

Not interpretable: You have not mentioned the duration of symptoms. Shingles can present like this before rashes appear. Referred pain from the spine or a pinched nerve in the back or rib cage can also cause such pain. You need to see your pcp urgently. ...Read more

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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

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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 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?

Lipmoa: Lipoma is a benign fatty lump that occurs under the skin & does not become cancerous. Is the swelling you feel at the same site as the lipoma? A lipoma can feel raised or lumpy and could cause a swelling feeling at the same site as the lipoma itself. ...Read more

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