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Pain In Ribs Left Side Under Breast
Random pain in ribs on left side under breast and to the left. Only happened a few times taking deep breaths and moving?
Many possible Dx: I assume you do not have pain when resting but activities like walking, running, even lifting or carrying probably cause this discomfort/pain. Depending on your usual activities, you could have a chest muscle strain (most likely cause). Inflammation of the lining of the lung called pleuritis cd cause similar Sx. Given your heartburn history, stomach ulcers or gastritis is also possible. TTYD and get seen soon. ...Read more
I have the cough and flu for over a month now and when I cough and sneeze I have a pain on my left side ribs under my breast what could it be?
Horrible pain in ribs below left breast wraps around to. Back pain when coughing or breathing deep. Can lay down on back or left side can't bend over?
See your doctor: Any pain described as "horrible" should be evaluated. ...Read more
What causes a short stabbing pain in side of left breast near armpit? Some dull pain in ribs below armpit & below bra line of PCP says heart ok.
Costochondritis: Costochondritis, or Tietze's disease results from irritation of the cartilage that joins the upper ribs to the breastbone. Pain is typically manifest with movement, deep breath, cough. It is a benign condition, which can be properly treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. Mechanical irritation due to bra wires can exacerbate the symptoms. ...Read more
Left rib pain that goes underneath my left breast. What is this? I'm healthy! Constipation maybe??
Costralchonditis: U need 2 B seen to document or get a diagnosis. ...Read more
Could be: Shingles. If caught early in its course, treatment with antiviral medication is effective. Also could be something else, so it is best to see a doctor for this. ...Read more
Woke up to dull left shoulder blade pain. Then pain in left breast /chest. Pain in ribs below breast, neck, and shoulder. Doc swears heart ok. Thoughts?
Prob not cardiac:
Unlikely cardiac given your age. Depends on your level of activity etc. Need more information. Breast cancer and pain typically do not go together if you are worried about that. This should be something simple a practitioner can help you with instantly.
Had before? ...Read more
I feel a painful lump under my breast on my left rib, by my bra line. It isn't a superficial it is deeper in the skin and very tender to the touch. It is also causing rib pain. I had a negative mammagrophy and ultrasound. Also EKG normal. Cyst?
Need exam: An exam will probably allow a definition of your problem. Your description permits only this advise. ...Read more
Pain in chest near breast when push on rib pain in back in same area heaviness, frequent belching feels like food sticks in area carry, heavy child?
See oncologist: Call your oncologist. I am sure he/she would be willing to see you. C. ...Read more
Bilateral rib pain under breasts, 2 months postpartum, aching burning discomfort, xyphoid process tender?
Chest pain: There are many possible causes for rib pains. If you are breast feeding I might be concerned for potentially developing mastitis. It could also be pulled muscles from holding baby or something more serious with your heart or lungs. If it continues after rest, taking Tylenol or ibprofen, heating pad OR if you have a temperature over 100 degrees F, go to your doctor for an exam ...Read more
I have severe Rib pain and Nausea feeling at the bottom of my breast bone, I have not had any fall or any obvious reasons for this to have occurred?
See your doctor: Sometimes it is difficult to tell where the pain is coming from. From what you are describing it is possible that you might have an irritation of your stomach lining i.e. gastritis or Gerd, both of which can cause pain in the area as well as nausea. If the pain is from your ribs, you need to get at least an x-ray of the ribs. Good luck to you! ...Read more
Sharp pain under both lower ribs, breathing hurts. Started as breast pain to right rib pain, then back spazzed out. Fatigued lately. What could it be?
Costochondritis: The description of your symptoms seems most consistent with costochondritis. This is an inflammatory condition of the cartledge of your thorax. It is aggravated with inspiration and expiration, and also by direct pressure along the sternum or just off-center from your sternum. Fatigue and or back pain are not commonly associated with this condition. It is possible this may also be fibromyalgia. ...Read more
Ekg done 2 days ago ovulation about to begin having rib pain I guess from breast swelling how accurate is an ekg?
Not at all: In EKG should still be accurate. If there is a significant amount of tissue (for example if someone is obese or has very significant swelling), then the lead conduction will be reduced, but the overall picture should not change. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I'm stage 4 Breast cancer. Been having pain in ribs/ shoulder for 2 mths. Also cancer antigen 27. 29 blood test is back above normal. Is cancer back?
See your oncologist.: Stage IV describes invasive breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast and nearby lymph nodes to other organs of the body, such as the lungs, distant lymph nodes, skin, bones, liver, or brain. Talk to your oncologist to determine the extent/ or remission of the cancer. Stage 4 usually means that cancer was not just in the breast area. ...Read more
M mary 51have hiatal hernia. Overweight. Lately have pain in ribs left side also after eating anything, have chest pain back pain for few mins then backI?
Dull pain in left side under breast x4.5 WKS. Feels like the pain is coming from ribs, breastbone, lungs, or upper abdomen. Not bad, but annoying. Dx?
Many possible: Pains in this area are most commonly stomach/esophagus (GE jxn), musculoskeletal (rib/muscle/connective tissue strain) and less commonly heart or pericardium or lung or mesenteric. But for allopathic dx it takes about $1000 worth of tests as well as a skilled practitioner. Remember, the textbooks weren't written to serve women. ...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
What could cause pain on the left side of my rib cage (below my breast and to the right a little)?
What's cuasing this sharp pain on my upper left side of ribs next to my breast and it radiates to my back?
Several things: Costochondritis or inflammation of anterior ribs and strained muscles can cause pain. Obviously cardiac issues occur in this region. Referred pain from below diaphragm such as gaseous distention of splenic flexure of colon, stomach distention, and pancreatitis. In the chest pleuritis, infammation of lining of left lung and pulmonary inflammatory process within the left lung. ...Read more
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
When lying down my daughter finds her ribs on the left side under the breast is higher or more prominent than right. No pain etc. Any thing to worry?
Why do I have pain in my upper rib area when I lay on my sides at night? The pain is to the left and right but not under breasts hurt on both sides
Slipped rib: Syndrome or thoracic spine problem. See your physician for a physical exam. ...Read more
Fell and hurt shoulder and ribs 3 weeks ago now I have numbness below breast that wraps on left side. What should I do.
See your Doctor: This needs to be evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
What to do if I have pain on the left side of my rib cage, below my breast and to the right a little. Any ideas what it might be?
Every so often I get a this sharp pain on my upper left side, below my breast under my rib cage, and it lasts for a while, what might it be?
Upper chest pain: A sharp "knife like" pain, usually activated after a deep breath which disappears after less than a minute can be due to the lung not having been fully inflated and therefore stuck to itself partially collapsed. It can be the result of a "sticky" mucus on the surface of the lung. If this continues, see your health care provider for testing. ...Read more
My left side jus under my rib cage and under my breast it's swollen it's a little warm doesn't hurt much what could it be?
I have a shooting pain that starts in the left side of my ribs and shoots up threw my left breast and up to my chest, and then down my back.?
As above: It is better to see a cardiologist to make sure nothing serious is going on, good luck. ...Read more
I've noticed that my left rib cage right under my breast is protruding out and not level with other side, is something going on? Its extreme.
Rib cage: Outward flaring of the lower border of the rib cage is not at all unusual. Your physician can check you to ensure that there are no other significant abnormalities. ...Read more
24 F with pain under left breast and to the side, maybe in ribs, tender to touch. More pain when slouching. Been going on a year. What could it be?
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