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Pain In Back Ribs When Breathing
Have pain in lower back, ovaries, pain in female area, URI very slow, pain in back rib sharp pain when breathing, lower back pain into my feet ?
I read that slight rib flare can be from improper breathing (not pulling the ribcage back in when exhaling). Can core strengthening help correct this?
Mgt: This may indicate a muscular or neurologic problem causing weakness of the chest wall. There are exercises to improve your chest wall strength, but I would recommend seeing your PCP. They can order some pulmonary testing including MIP/MEP . A virtual appointment can be booked online, to review once the results are available. ...Read more
I have been getting spasms and cramping in my ribs and back for a few weeks. I am also having a problem with my breathing. Could this be related?
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Pain on left side of rib cage (no physical injury, but swelling), even on deep breathing. Localized on touching. Had a bike accident 2 days back.
Possible fracture.: It is possible to fracture a rib or just bruise it up pretty well. Sometimes the pain can be severe. As long as you are not having any shortness of breath (excluding that due to sharp pain with inspiration) you will heal. There is no real benefit to having rib xrays as the treatment will be the same -avoid injuring it while it heals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have the symptoms of frequent pain in chest, rib, and have breathing problem.Pain in back shoulders sometime and cough for almost more than 2 years?
Cough: Symptoms lasting so long are best explored by seeing your doctor. ...Read more
My back hurts around my left rib area, and i'm having trouble breathing. It started hurting out of no where. How serious is this?
Chest pain: Best to go get evaluated, out in here we can not really be sure serious or not, lots of possibilities. ...Read more
I am experiencing pain in the left side on the upper back when breathing and moving, feels like it is under the ribs. Had bronchitis 3 weeks ago ?
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