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Hello, I am 18 years old and have small lump by rib cage, diagnosed with abdominal strain, is this correct or could it be something else? Thanks.

Hello, I am 18 years old and have small lump by rib cage, diagnosed with abdominal strain, is this correct or could it be something else? Thanks.

See answer: The diagnosis is by examination and it could very well be correct. Another opinion can always be obtained but another doctor will have to examine u as well. Investigations may or may not be required. ...Read more

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Was exercising doing a brisk fast 2 mile walk & got a little pain under my right rib cage. Comes & goes. My health has been good. Did I strain it?

Was exercising doing a brisk fast 2 mile walk & got a little pain under my right rib cage. Comes & goes. My health has been good. Did I strain it?

Were U eating right: before walking? Best idea is to check with your PCP and have an abdominal exam done in person to see if your liver, gallbladder, intestines (appendix) feel normal upon palpation to ascertain if it's internal, or external (rib strain/ intercostal muscle or otherwise). You've had previous surgery and depending where you had it can also affect if you had any scar tissue/adhesions impacting it or not ...Read more

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I had a pulled ab muscle strain 3-4 weeks ago and last week i shoveled snow now I am getting pain under my lower rib cage ... Is it from shoveling?

I had a pulled ab muscle strain 3-4 weeks ago and last week i shoveled snow now I am getting pain under my lower rib cage ... Is it from shoveling?

Yes: Yes shoveling snow can definitely cause strain of the back as well as abdominal muscles .It can be strenuous especially if it the heavy wet type. Usually the pain will resolve in couple of days without any long term problems. If you continue to have problems see you doctor. ...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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When i move from laying down to standing uo or try strain when trying to pass gas or stool i get a sharp pain in my lower right rib cage thoughts?

When i move from laying down to standing uo or try strain when trying to pass gas or stool i get a sharp pain in my lower right rib cage  thoughts?

Muscle strain?: It's not possible to give you a precise diagnosis without examining you, but if your only having pain with the above activities, it suggests a musculoskeletal source, such as a muscle strain. If your pain persists or gets worse see your physician for a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes the rib cage to grow?

What causes the rib cage to grow?

Contents within: The chest grows at a programmed rate from birth 2 accommodate the organs within. ...Read more