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What can I do for pain in left side rib cage?

What can I do for pain in left side rib cage?

Get an Examination d: You should visit your doctor if your pain persists beyond 1-2 weeks. The causes of chest pain are quite varied depending on its location, relationship to breathing and any associated symptoms such as cough or breathing difficulty. You need a detailed examination and if needed your doctor can do x-rays of the chest or lungs to check for any internal lung or hreart conditions causing your pain. ...Read more

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I woke with pain in left side ribs and back left arm went numb for about a minute ?

I woke with pain in left side ribs and back left arm went numb for about a minute ?

Could be neck : You may possess acquired cervical spondylosis, and sleep position caused a transient nerve compression and referred pain. Alternatively, might wonder if you have some tendency to experience brachial plexus compression such as thoracic outlet syndrome. Carpal tunnel at wrist can refer pain to shoulder. If this repeats might get your doc to check out. ...Read more

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Having pain in left side rib cage and left side back and shoulder worse when breathing deeply, had a baby 8 weeks ago by emergency c-section?

Get seen now: Chest pain that is new, especially if worse when breathing needs to be evaluated right away. Pain with ,taking a breath can be due to something simple like pulled muscles, or overuse, or to more worrying problems, like pneumonia or a blood clot in your lungs. Get seen now at the ER or call your PCP, or the doc covering for your doc) for instructions but go to the ER if you cannot a doc tonight. ...Read more

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I am having middle back pain and left side rib cage pain. Please help?

I am having middle back pain and left side rib cage pain. Please help?

Too many options: Could be lung, could be spine, could be spinal nerve, could be nerve between ribs, could be muscle. To answer this one without more information, you need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I m 41yrs, suffering from dry cough with extreme pain on left side ribs or don't know where. Taking pain killer sos &cough syrup.

I m 41yrs, suffering from dry cough with extreme pain on left side ribs or don't know where. Taking pain killer sos &cough syrup.

See PCP or Dr. soon: If your dry could and painful ribs aren't resolved with cough syrup, it's time to see your pcp to find out what is going on. Your sore ribs are probably from coughing so much, but you need to see whether it's an upper respiratory infection, or something more severe needing a chest xray. Your pcp can examine you more closely to determine the cause, and help with the pain. ...Read more

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Pain under left side ribs. Hurts more when taking deeper breaths and while moving. What could be causing this and what is a good home remedy to cure?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. What you described suggests musculo-skeletal pain. You may take an over the counter pain medication as needed. If it does not disappear in 3-4 weeks, it would be prudent to see a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Found a lump back left rib cage yesterday. Pain along left side ribs to hip front pelvic area pain feel fullness like ribs touching my hips!?

Examination: The rapid onset of your symptoms suggests an infection, but you don't describe feeling ill other than fullness and pain. See your physician today, and if you can't get in head to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Pain down left side, ribs and back. Burping a lot . Some burning feeling in middle of chest . Tiny black specks in stools is it excessive gas?

Pain down left side, ribs and back. Burping a lot .   Some burning feeling in  middle of chest .  Tiny black specks in stools is it excessive gas?

Melenic specks?: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums. Persistent melena with your dyspeptic symptoms however warrants md visit. ...Read more

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Sick like i need to throw up but i don't, lump in my throat and pain under left side ribs? I'm 27, help!

Pain under left ribs: Your pain seems to be upper abdominal. Since it is associated with nausea and lump in throat, this suggests gastritis and gastro-esophageal reflux. Treatment would be with antacids, or Prilosec or zantac (ranitidine). See your doctor if it persists, and avoid spicy foods. ...Read more

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