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Rib Sticks Out Below Clavicle
Movable rubbery lump size of walnut on outside of ribs below skin on left rib where rib sticks out most. Lipoma?
Small hard ball attached to left rib cage (between left and right rib cage) is this normal or what? Feels like bone
.: Is it new or long standing? Need more information - is it painful, does it move etc. Or check with your physician. ...Read more
See your doctor: If it hurts when you press on it. It is likely musculoskeletal in origin and may be a muscle strain. If you had a viral infection recently it could be pleurisy or inflammation of your lung lining. If you are tall and skinny, you may have burst a an air filled sac on your lungs. You could have also pulled a muscle doing strenuous sex. You may need a chest x-ray. You should also do testicular exam ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly scoliosis.: There are several potential causes, but among the more common is scoliosis. Scoliosis is a curve in the spine, but the first thing that occurs is a rotation of the trunk known as an assymetric trunk rotation or "rib hump". Which causes the rib cage to be assymetric. Consider being seen. ...Read more
Yes, at the back, --: If its swollen for any reason. Generally ribs do not swell, unless growing a cyst or a tumor in it. These are extremely uncommon, to say the least. A healing fracture off a bone could be felt as a swelling. These are located at the back , on either side of the spine and covered by plenty of muscles. Difficult to be seen or felt easily, except in a very skinny person. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: On the left side are the ribs, chest muscles, the left lung, and the lining of the lung (pleura). Nearby are the esophagus, heart and arteries, lymph nodes in the armpit, etc... So, pain can originate from many places. Sometimes there is a problem in a part of the body a little farther away, but the nerves carrying the pain signals can "refer" pain to the left armpit / ribcage area. ...Read more
Pain, left side, rib area in the backside, few inches below armpit. Feel like its between bone &skin.Not internally.Front left chest pain w/it.?
Follows a rib: That's a pretty good description! it's following an intercostal muscle or rib. You may have costochonditis (rheumatism of the joint where the rib attaches to the breatbone). You may have intercostal neuritis. If a rash appears, it could even be shingles. Has there been any minor trauma or lifting? ...Read more
Crampy pain under left beast,left side where lung, rib cage,neck shoulder,arm and hand, persistent cough?
Evaluation needed: I would be concerned about left lung pathology in view of the discomfort and persistent cough. This would be especially true if pain was aggravated by a deep breath, if you had fever, sweats, chills, wheezing,shortness of breath or coughing up of discolored sputum or blood tinged material. Your physician will order appropriate tests and chest xray or scans. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: One has to find out what is causing pain in order to decide on treatment of it. Things that are under the ribs include the breathing muscles (diaphragm and rib muscles), stomach, liver, spleen, gallbladder (which might have gall stones), part of small intestine, part of large intestine, part of the pancreas, etc... If pain comes with breathing, the source could also be ribs and their cartilage. ...Read more
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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