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Rib Cage Tattoo Pain
I want to get a tattoo on my rib cage on the side but having had bilateral pleurodesis is this possible or is it risky?
Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more
I have small tattoo on my left rib cage from 2 years ago. It's raised, scarring, bumpy, and red. I have very sensitive skin - should it be removed?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You should see a doctor for an evaluation. Chronic infections are known to have occurred from tattoos. 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
Would there be any complications of getting a small tattoo on my rib cage 2 weeks before having oral surgery to remove wisdom teeth?
Have a severe pain on mr right side from under my rib cage to lower back for 2 wks, can't move w/o pain & can only sleep 2 hrs before pain wakes me up?
Pain: See your doctor to rule out gall bladder disease. ...Read more
Im a 37y/o f. Ive noticed when I lie down my lower right rib cage has constant "pressure". Can't lay on my right. No trauma and gallbladder removed. ?
I have been having almost constant pain in both sides of chest especially under bottom of rib cage in sternum and down around top part on both sides o?
More info?: Is it sharp or achy? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Any fevers? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Possible causes: gallbladder? Pneumonia? Ge issues? Muscle strain? Kidney? ...Read more
Pain: Many things. Among them, your rib could be broken. You could have an infection. The pain could come from something other than your rib. Cancer might do it. Pain from the lung, heart, sternum, liver, spleen, diaphragm... Maybe a more specific question could be better answered here. ...Read more
Hard to say: The symptoms there can be from a whole constellation of reasons, and would be best evaluated by a doctor in person. You may have some electrolyte or hormonal imbalance, anemia, or one of another cause. Id recommend making an appointment with a family doctor to get started on figuring out what it is. ...Read more
Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more