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Rib Pain Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Since I cracked my ribs I’ve been getting chills 1-2 times a day, and it generally corresponds with increased rib pain. Why the chills??
On the 29th of march i had tonsiltis and ever since i have had on/off left side rib pain which is getting worse xray was norm no blood work done yet?
10yr old son, complaining of left side pain under bottom ribs. Fell on trampoline 5 days ago. Pain worse when he jumps or bends & is not going away.
Hard to say: This is hard to interpret without an exam and review of the injury. The spleen is an organ tucked under the ribs in that location & could have been bruised & the ribs could also. If it has not improved in 5 days it is worth having him examined. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain when I breath in deeply on my left side(diaphragm/rib pain). Any idea what this may be??
See your doctor: Pleurisy, musculoskeletal. Have your doctor exclude more serious things such as problems with spleen, kidney, distal pancreas, colon. Also exclude pneumonia, pneumothorax, pulmonary embolism. This is a very common complaint. A thorough history and physical, perhaps a chest x-ray, should get to the bottom of it. Keep track of any fevers, cough, shortness of breath, bowel or urinary symptoms. ...Read more
I had an appendecectomy 6 wks should where they also found a ruptured ovarian cyst
I’m currently experiencing rib pain and Pain in lower right side?
Chest/abdominal pain: Pain from "ribs" may take more time to recede, since healing of displacement, bruising or fracture is slower since respiration does not allow for stationary healing to occur. An ovarian cyst which ruptures can cause pain at the point of rupture, but should have resolved at "six weeks". You might ask your gyn provider about low dose oral contraceptives, which will prevent new ovarian cysts. ...Read more
Hello I am a 21 year old female, 115 pounds, who has been having pain 4 weeks now, upper/lower back, sternum, rib pain. Spasms, burning pain.
Cannot sleep at night due to acute rib pain both sides. I suffer from Parkinson's disease and bipolar Disorder. What do I do. Microalbubin to creatini?
Many possibilities: Ribs may hurt for many reasons, such as trauma (bumped into something, somebody poked a finger into the ribs), coughing (bad cold and cough symptoms), jogging or running (breathing heavily for a while), weight training or sit-ups (over-exertion while exercising); irritation in the rib's bones, muscles, cartilage, linings; a tumor (rare), etc... One's doctor can do a in-person evaluation. ...Read more
Upper right stomach pain and right rib pain and pain near belly button. pain is worse after i eat. nausea and dizziness. gas and belching ?
Chronic pain in thoracic, lumbar coccyx. Rib pain. Extensive workup due to extreme anxiety. CBC's normal, slightly high Ferritin. Hip impingement. Brain, spine MRI's, Xray spine clear. Please don't say I'm crazy. Please help me find source of pain?
Pain: does not imply emotional problems but pain goes through the brain. The mind-body approach of John Sarno, MD, has helped many w/organically-based pain. Please continue to see your doctor and search for Sarno's work on the net. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Rib pain: There are several potential causes of pain in this location. The most common causes are probably strain of the muscles between the ribs or of the cartilage joints connecting the ribs to the sternum. This can be caused, typically, by heavy lifting or other vigorous physical activity. Most of the time, if this is all that is going on, it will respond to standard anti inflammatory medications within ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rib pain: This may just be rib tenderness. Sometimes it is difficult to relate to any specific injury or incident. It may be as simple as a cough or sneeze or carrying something heavy and putting pressure on the area. Should be self limiting. If it continues it would be best to see PCP as you can get a rib out of place and this can cause pains as well. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Consider Osteopath: I'm not sure what 'swollen pain' means-is it visible or just a 'sense' that it's swollen? In either case, there could be several reasons why you have this pain from rib dysfunction to arthritis, torn ligaments, nerve injury w/referred pain, ql spasm, etc. A proper history & physical exam, including an osteopathic hands-on exam might be able to determine the cause when other diagnostic methods fail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nerve irritation: You may have neck nerve root irritation that makes your muscles going into spasm especially the muscles that attaches to the ribs or covers the rib cage and arm. This will make the muscles of the shoulder girdle very tight and especially for spreading of the arm pit. Neck nerve irritation can also spread to the face. Please see the family dr. And also a rehabilitation medicine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constant body pain teeth headaches back and rib pain nothing is helping relieve any pain plz help?
Sorry to say but you: -need a complete workup by an internist, and an oral surgeon. This will most likely include appsychological workup. ...Read more
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