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Doctor insights on: Rib Cage Touching Hip Bone

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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I've got pain on my color bone hip bone and rib cage... Does it mean anything ?

Activity dependent: If all on the same side of the body, it is likely related to activity or posture. Body mechanics are important, and poor use results in obscure pain(s). ...Read more

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Pain from right hip bone to rib cage, why?

Pain from right hip bone to rib cage, why?

Could be many things: Depends on exact location, groin or outside of hip? Sharp pain that does not go away for while could be muscle pull but if it lasts > 3 weeks need xray and exam. ...Read more

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Is it true that your hip bones are as wide as your rib cage?

Is it true that your hip bones are as wide as your rib cage?

Picture is worth...: ...a thousand word. Keep in mind there are individual variations. ...Read more

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I've got a pain under the front right rib cage and just over my hip bone any ideas what this could be please?

I've got a pain under the front right rib cage and just over my hip bone any ideas what this could be please?

Abdominal strain: if the pain is superficial and related to an injury or activity this is a consideration ...Read more

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Uncomfort under left rib cage and above the hip bone. Sometimes back discomfort, wouldn't call it pain. Can only notice it sometimes. Very worried ?

Exam: Please close your computer and get examined: cannot be diagnosed without an actual physical exam. I fyou wouldn't call it pain, then, what would you call it-? please get examined. ...Read more

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I have extremely sharp pain in right side under rib cage and goes down to my hip bone also is going into my back. Started from back a few days ago.

I have extremely sharp pain in right side under rib cage and goes down to my hip bone also is going into my back. Started from back a few days ago.

Pinched nerve: This could represent a pinched nerve in the lower thoracic spine. Alternatively, the pain could be coming from your gallbladder, or some other abdominal pathology. I would recommend seeing a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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18y.My waist bone and hip bone are abnormally wide like that of a female.Also my rib-cage is very small.How can those bones shrink and rib-cage expand?

18y.My waist bone and hip bone are abnormally wide like that of a female.Also my rib-cage is very small.How can those bones shrink and rib-cage expand?

Impossible: You cannot in any way change the shape, width, girth, or any other measurement of your bones. They will grow according to a lifetime of nutrition, exercise, and genetics. ...Read more

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Pain constant from belly button 2 rib cage also on left side and them goes 2 bottom of hip bone. Doesn't matter if eat or not, since friday noon time?

Pain constant from belly button 2 rib cage also on left side and them goes 2 bottom of hip bone. Doesn't matter if eat or not, since friday noon time?

See a doctor: Thereā€˜s many possible causes. You should see a doctor to get a full check up and find out the true cause. ...Read more

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It feels tight under my right rib cage above my hip bone, no pain when I touched it, not really a lump just hard area maybe muscle hopefully.

It feels tight under my right rib cage above my hip bone, no pain when I touched it, not really a lump just hard area maybe muscle hopefully.

Hopefully: this condition will be examined, I could not begin to guess; however,it might be muscular; however, requires an examination- asap. ...Read more

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Right side rib cage feels like it protrudes more than the left. Tightness between my right side rib cage and hip bone. Bloating feeling after eating?

Right side rib cage feels like it protrudes more than the left. Tightness between my right side rib cage and hip bone. Bloating feeling after eating?

?scoliosis: If you have a curvature of the spine , as we get older this can affect the rib cage and give the visual impression that the ribs are uneven and protruding. Please see an orthopaedist. ...Read more

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Throbbing sharp pain on left side near hip bone and under rib cage. Feels tensed and hard. Chest hurts to breathe, UTI, nausea and vomiting. Help?

Throbbing sharp pain on left side near hip bone and under rib cage. Feels tensed and hard. Chest hurts to breathe, UTI, nausea and vomiting. Help?

UC/ER: Sounds like you need to be seen by a doctor soon. Urgent care or ER. At the very least they can prescribe medication to ease the nausea and vomiting and make sure you are being treated adequately for pyelonephritis if your UTI is not a kidney infection. ...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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I have constitutional delayed puberty so don't have expanded rib-cage and widened shoulders.Instead have wide hips pelvic bone, wide waist bone.Plz help?

I have constitutional delayed puberty so don't have expanded rib-cage and widened shoulders.Instead have wide hips pelvic bone, wide waist bone.Plz help?

Our Bodies: I honestly do not know what your question is asking of us. Without examining you, seeing the xrays and such there is little any of us can do here. Please work your family physician to see if anything you have is a disease and if so what to do about it. ...Read more

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I feel like commiting suicide in future.Delayed puberty with small rib-cage, wide waist bone, large wide hips pelvic bone.How to expand ribs and testis?

I feel like commiting suicide in future.Delayed puberty with small rib-cage, wide waist bone, large wide hips pelvic bone.How to expand ribs and testis?

Suicide?: You sound very upset with your body, and i hope you won't kill yourself over it. You are only 18, with a lot of living to do in the world. You need to work with your physician to deal with both your physical state and your feelings about this. Some males your age may still be growing. If suicidal feelings become intense, you need to go to an emergency room for help. ...Read more

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I'm having lumbar pains from below the rib cage down to the hip level?

Flank pain...: Your pain could be coming from the spine, however, other possibilities to consider based on the location of your pain (the 'flank'): kidney infection, kidney stone, abdominal aortic aneurysm, even diverticulitis or appendicitis. Another often overlooked source of 'flank pain' is caused by irritation of the quadratus lumborum muscle. Your physician can help diagnose your problem. ...Read more

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Increased pain above left hip just under rib cage,very very tender to touch what could it be?

Colon: LUQ are is what you are describing,the colon is the main organ there,of course there is the spleen, as well.the colon could be in spasm or you might be having diverticulosis, or constipation .use heat pad,eat light food,avoid red meat,nuts and seeds,and greasy food,regulate your bowel,no improvement see a doctor ...Read more

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What might cause pain on left side from rib cage all the way to hip and around to lower back and nausea after?

What might cause pain on left side from rib cage all the way to hip and around to lower back and nausea after?

A # of causes:: Commonest cause would be constipation, others include a urinary tract or kidney infection, diverticulosis(.. Itis), back pain are some of the more usual causes.
See your doctor for a consult and a few lab tests should help in diagnosing it. ...Read more

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What is located under the left rib cage and above the hip? There is a constant throbbing pain and it will swell up then go back down.

Lots: Included in the area u stated there the spleen splenic flexure of the colon and the entire descending colon. There is also small bowel in the next layer and then kidneys tho they r extra peritoneal.U need 2 b evaluated and get a definative DX from ur pcp or internist.

There r a number of problems that effect each of these organs.

Get in 2 c waht it could b, . ...Read more

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I have pain in my right rib cage that goes down to my hip but hurts more in my ribcage What could of cause this it doesnt hurt to breathe just to move?

I have pain in my right rib cage that goes down to my hip but hurts more in my ribcage What could of cause this it doesnt hurt to breathe just to move?

Muscle spasm: the only connection between the rib cage and the hip are the muscles between.
when pain started in one spot the muscle around that spot initiated spasm, to protect the body from the pain .
the spasm will travel like a domino effect to other part of the body.
the bad part is muscle spasm is painful.and that create more spasm,and that create a cycle.
use heat pat.take NSAIDS,
see your doctor ...Read more

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scoliosis and hip misalignment-recently I have had episodes feel a constriction rib cage and back-what can I do?

 scoliosis and hip misalignment-recently I have had  episodes  feel a constriction   rib cage and back-what can I do?

Scoliosis: Is you are having symptoms from your scoliosis it's important that you see the orthopedic surgeon for further treatment options such as: physical therapy, a brace, or surgery. Good luck and hang in there, I know it can be a painful condition ...Read more

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My left side between the hip and rib cage has sharp radiating pains that will not stop. what could it be ?

My left side between the hip and rib cage has sharp radiating pains that will not stop. what could it be ?

Muscle strain: There are a group,of muscles that run from the spine to rare the hip and connect to the hop region. These can be strained by twisting, especially while lifting. A doc eval is best to rule out kidney disease or other spine irritation ...Read more

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Husband is having sever pain on right side above hip and below rib cage. What can it be and it's getting worse.?

Husband is having sever pain on right side above hip and below rib cage.  What can it be and it's getting worse.?

Physical exam needed: Above hip you have ascending colon, liver, gall bladder , kidney, besides muscles. Need to be examined for enlarged organ and point of tenderness, need to know about your bowel habits, urinary symptoms, blood test , urine test and possibly a ct scan or sonogram of the area . So many causes of pain in that area, which will be difficult to pinpoint without a proper exam. ...Read more

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Have has a pain for awile right side below the rib cage and above. The hip. Thought it may be a pulled musle any thing else it could be?

Have has a pain for awile right side below the rib cage and above. The hip. Thought it may be a pulled musle any thing else it could be?

Shingles: If the pain is only on the right side it could be shingles, which sometimes occurs as pain only, without any blisters or other skin lesions. ...Read more

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Constipated, very gassy and have pain on my right rib cage towards the middle and hip. Is it normal to have that pain while constipated?

Constipated, very gassy and have pain on my right rib cage towards the middle and hip. Is it normal to have that pain while constipated?

Yes, but...: Constipation often causes gas pains, particularly on the right side where the build up of pressure from the column of solid stool backed up in the colon may interfere with gas making its way out in the normal fashion. The large amount of bacteria causes more gas too than usual--gentle laxatives may help, but discuss with your doc as other things might be going on as well. ...Read more