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Rib Hurts On Pressure
When I breathe in deep, my chest starts to hurt in between my lower ribs (this hurts if pressure is applied to as well) and my throat gets sore. When I lie on my front, sometimes my lungs soubd like they're "bubbling". It gets worse after exercise.?
? Reflux: And airways irritation, although your symptoms aren't typical and seem unrelated. You may try some OTC antacids regularly for a week, and have an appointment with your doctor, but if symptoms are bothersome or getting worse, see your doctor sooner, good luck ...Read more
Chest wall pain: Rib or thoracic pain is most likely posttraumatic in nature. Has there been an injury? Associated tingling in the chest would suggest neuritis of the intercostal nerves. This would be an inflammation of those nerves coursing along the ribs. Tingling can be a heralding precursor to more unusual conditions like shingles or transverse myelitis. A medical evaluation would be advise for persistent sxs. ...Read more
I have a pain In between my rib cages where it v's at the top. It feels like a knot and hurts when I apply pressure to it. I Am only 19.?
Evaluation: See your doctor to be evaluated and have CXR to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
My ribs hurt especially my right one but when I put pressure on it the pain goes away or if I eat too, why?
My ribs are bugging me feels like a small pressure against them it won't stop. Sometimes the skin hurts. Could organs have been moved doubtful though?
Chest pain: Doubtful that your organs bulging has caused this issue. Probably a floating rib dislodged. Osteopathic physicians are trained to make this assessment and treat appropriately. ...Read more
Today I've been having off & on upper right side abd pain. Its on my side near my back. I can press on the rib right where it hurts. The pain comes in waves like a pressure I had my GB removed yrs ago?
Tricky: Maybe different aspects from constipation, to common bile ducts issues, to kidney stones or ureteral stones or even musculoskeletal in the lower chests wall area. I would start with an ultrasound of your abdomen after an appropriate physical exam. Sometimes back issues can be referred to that side area too ...Read more
Left back pain where the rib cage ends, also to the side of the body at the same level. What can it be? It hurts when I make pressure no other symptom
This could be many things - more information would be needed. If there was a strain or lifting - it could be a muscle strain. If fever or cough - could be pneumonia. If fever or symptoms when you pee - could be kidney infection. If a rash around that side of back with blister like lesions it could be shingles. If the pain persists follow up your physician.
Good Luck ...Read more
Hey, I have had a pain Under my left Rib. I can pinpoint the spot, it's a very small area. It is a dull pain but can sometimes be sharper. I feel pressure in the area where it hurts whenever it doesn't hurt?
Not serious: The symptom doesn't suggest a serious problem. Possibly a slight chest wall strain or minor irritation. If you have no other medical problems, an OTC analgesic like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Aleve will help. As always, if the pain persists for a number of weeks you should follow up with your physician for a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more
Bottom left rib sticks out and pops near sternum when someone hugs me or there's pressure on them. Xrays show no broken rib. Why does it do this & hurt?
Pain: Probably an anatomic aberrationGet a more detailed answer ›
Why am I extremely sore in the front part of my right ribs? It really hurts when you touch or put pressure in that area... For approximately 2 months.
Anterior rib pain: Pain or tenderness to palpation usually anteriorly, affect multiple ribs usually 5th to 7th, worsened with coughing, deep breathing, or physical activity. Costochondritis may be treated with physical therapy or with nonsteroidal medication. The symptoms are usually self limited. Severe form with pain and swelling named tietze syndrome. Many other causes of chest pain can occur. ...Read more
Rib pain: Alot depends on the type of pain. .. Is it worse with movement or deep breath or brought on by exertion. See a doctor asap. ...Read more
Hello I have this pressure feeling on my right side under my right rib cage straight down from my right nipple it dosent hurt just annoying feeling?
Abdominal pain: Please get a full exam. If the pain is in your right upper quadrant it may be due to cholecystitis in other terms gall bladder disease or stones. Abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant with pain that occurs with a deep breath is usually gall bladder disease get a full exam with full history medications and review of systems for best answer ...Read more
Right above the middle of my chest, when touched or applied pressure to hurts, other wise no pain. What could this be?
Inflammation: Some of where the ribs are attached to the breast bone can cause pain if they have been stretched or irritated in the last while. See how it goes with some anti-inflammatories if it bothers you- otherwise it should get better over the next month or two. ...Read more
What's your advice I have tons of pressure on the left side of my chest this has been going on for about two hours now it really hurts?
Need more info: The symptom you're describing can be due to many many different causes. Given your age it's less likely to be cardiac in origin, however there may be other causes that could be serious. It could be as benign as a musculoskeletal issue or as severe as a punctured lung also known as pneumothorax. If your symptoms persist to get worse or if you have any problems breathing please see if physician. ...Read more
I have center bottom chest pain, when I move it hurts. When I apply pressure it doesn't hurt. What should I do?
Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections, lung collapse), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. It is very unlikely that at 23 it is serious but should see a doctor to get more information ...Read more
As above: Correct diagnoses can't be made without proper assessment. See u pcp for evaluation. ...Read more
Iv been coughing over a month and now for the past four days my right side of my chest hurts when I cough or have pressure on it?
U need to see U PCP: For evaluation and work up, and u need x-ray. ...Read more
I have had gynecomastia for like 6 years now on my left chest, it hurts when pressure is applied, and streched vertically, is this a bad sign?
Look into it:
You should be evaluated for starters by an endocrinologist and possibly a breast specialist. If this current condition (pain) is of no serious nature, then plastic surgery will be beneficial.
Good luck from NYC ...Read more
When I sink my chest in my sternum hurts or bend forward putting pressure on it. With slight shortness ofbreath. All csrdiacthavr bee ruled out. Help?
Costocondritis.: Pain is probably from the joints between your sternum and the ribs. ...Read more
Sharp chest pain on left side. Hurts more when I breath and move certain ways and put pressure on my chest. Pain shoots up my neck on left side?
Prob NT Coronary Dis: At 17 unlikely Cor Dis leading Hrt Atak. Could be Gas in splenic flexure, could be Pericarditis. In pericar U feel better sit up than lie down. Both cause pain w breathng. Gas Lft Upper quad Abd (splen flex) causes pain in Lft shoulder. Pain can also be a lft pleural catch: lung lining caught betw ribs. Pericard can come after viral illness +other poss. Start w prim MD Phys exam & ECG, U/S abd. ...Read more
I'm having pain in between my chest and my belly button that doesn't stop. Hurts more when bending over, lying on side and when pressure is applied. H?
Get Medical check: Pain in abdomen can be caused by many different reasons. If it persists for more than 2 weeks, it requires a medical examination from your primary care physician. He may also order some tests if he finds anything suspicious after checking your belly.. ...Read more
I been having a lot of pressure in my chest, it feels like somebody is constantly stomping on it. It hurts when I make any kind of movement and tender?
My son gets very bad bloody noses. When this happens, his blood pressure gets high and his chest hurts. What's going on?
Chest soreness across both sides of chest. Worse when resting and sometimes I feel pressure. Can touch chest in the spot and it hurts pulledmuscle?
Belching a lot with chest pressure sob sometimes liquids & food hurt going down dr says I have pneumonia also have high urine output?
My blood pressure & heat rate increases for no reason to the point that it makes my chest hurt. Why & could it be my medication butrans patch?
It is unusual: See a doctor quickly. An ER visit may also be appropriate. ...Read more
Methadone withdrawal for 22 days; my chest hurts, feels cold, and pressure. I keep having to swallow, and breathing is difficult. Is this normal?
Congratulations: Addiction medicine is not my area, but I wanted to tell you how glad I am that you have taken this great step to get off methodone and become a free human being once again. You do need to call your physician -- unless you were told to expect these symptoms, I don't want to be the one to say you are not having a heart attack, pulmonary embolus or other serious problem. ...Read more
Feels like pressure is bring applied to middle of my chest. Hurts when I lay down or bending over. Breathing is fine. I slept on stomach all night.
Endoscopy 4 days ago. Get a pressure and bubbles in chest. Very aware of esophagus burbs and hiccups hurt. Normal?
I have severe pain in my abdomen beneath my ribs. The pain has been constant and pressure. It hurts to walk move even breath.
Go to Urgent Care: Or an ER. You may have a serious problem with gallbladder, kidney or other pancreas. It maybe also be something simple, but you need to be evaluated. ...Read more
Sudden right side chest pain. Radiating to shoulder/neck/back. Hurts to use or put pressure on. Dizziness. Hurts with deep breaths. Help.
See below: More information (HX of trauma), a physical exam and a ECG are required to diagnose you. See a physician as soon as possible, as It could be a anything from a broken or lacerated rib to pericarditis. However, I doubt that you are having a heart attack or acute coronary syndrome. ...Read more
Hurt chest/intercostals last year exercising. Still have a numb pressure feeling on left side of chest and light shooting pain at times. Not cardiac.
Mild chest pains near sternum. Hurts to sneeze. Hurts if I apply pressure and take deep breath help?
Musculoskeletal: It sounds like you are having either muscle aches or joint pain of your sternum. The breast bone has lots of joints associated with it and they can become inflammed just like other joints. This is usually treated with an anti inflammatory medicine. Your doctor should be able to get you the right medication after examining you. ...Read more
Upper back (mid right) hurts when I look over right shoulder. Pressure feeling in right chest/ribcage. Digestive problems over past few months. Spine?
Possibly neck: Neck pain is often referred into the upper back or between the shoulder blades. The digestive problems don't fit into the picture however. This is likely two different problems. See your doctor for a good examination. I would assume the digestive problems are a different problem which you should also discuss with your doc. ...Read more
I have a painful lump on my upper R chest gets worse as day goes on By night I have to apply pressure to it to talk or breath myshoulder to elbow hurt?
See a doctor: A lump in upper chest in 37 years old female will make me warty about the breast if definitely it is not close to a breast then it could be close to shoulder it either fatty tumor or an oil gland cyst growing it rarely possible lymph nodes please see a doctor for proper evaluation and assurance and possible treatment good luck ...Read more
When I get upset my chest hurt were my heart nd I was just wondering why? High blood pressure runs through my family,
Could be many things: Depending on the risk profile testing can be done. Age, gender, family history, diabetes, high cholesteral, obesity, sedentary, smoking, post menopausal, are a few of the risk factors. The more risk factors the more likely you should get a cardiac work up like a stress test. ...Read more
Back pain left side, feels like a cramp all the time, if I put pressur between ribs it hurts, bad, also hurts to take deep breaths?
See below: Sounds like it may be muscle spasms. The best way to iknow for sure is to have a physical examination by a doctor. ...Read more