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I have costochondritis for seven months now. I can't breath, tight throat, minor pain in ribs. Stuck with this forever? Prednisone did nothing.

I have costochondritis for seven months now. I can't breath, tight throat, minor pain in ribs. Stuck with this forever? Prednisone did nothing.

Costochondritis: Costochondritis can take a long time to resolve. The ribs and costochondral junctions are moving with the patient's breathing and not 'resting'. Discuss your status with your Doc. From your information it looks like you've had a good work up. ...Read more

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My rib cage juts out and sinks in noticably on the left side, and the right side it seems like one rib is stuck behind the others. Is this a problem?

My rib cage juts out and sinks in noticably on the left side, and the right side it seems like one rib is stuck behind the others. Is this a problem?

Chest wall: There are variations and abnormalities in the way the chest wall forms leading to pectins escavatum or pectus carinatum. Either the breastbone caving in or protruding out, respectively. This can create the look of the chest caving in on one side and jutting out on the other. If it is mild it does not cause any problem however if it is deeply sunken then it can cause restriction of either the heart or the lungs. Please see your primary care physician if you're concerned. ...Read more

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Feelin like somethin stuck below ribs in center/ as uf ny abdemon is solid /bubbling all across/ can this b h-plori?

Feelin like somethin stuck below ribs in center/ as uf ny abdemon is solid /bubbling all across/ can this b h-plori?

Probably not: Symptoms sound more like acid reflux related constriction or stricture but could represent gastritis including h pylori, stomach or duodenal ulcer, or other conditions. An evaluation recommended. ...Read more

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Why does GERD cause the feeling that food is stuck below ribs and how can I get rid of it? I take omeprazole which help the burning but not this stuck

Why does GERD cause the feeling that food is stuck below ribs and how can I get rid of it? I take omeprazole which help the burning but not this stuck

Stuck food: Discuss with your doctor or gastroenterologist. Stuck food feeling may be from strictures or achalasia (esophageal spasm), hiatal hernia rarely infection like Candida or tumors which could be evaluated by barium swallow, endoscopy, manometry, ...Read more

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Do I have water brash? Feel like drink all stuck below ribs an water flowing into throat..

Do I have water brash? Feel like drink all stuck below ribs an water flowing into throat..

Emergency: Your question sounds like the very definition of a medical emergency. Please get to health care immediately. ...Read more

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How do I know if I broke a rib?

How do I know if I broke a rib?

Only X-Ray can tell: Rib injuries (whether broken or not) are notoriously bothersome, because the chest wall moves with every breath, so it is not possible to rest the injured area. Only an x-ray can tell whether a rib is broken or not; your doctor may be able to order one for you at a local hospital or freestanding radiology office, or else you can go to an urgent care clinic. ...Read more

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What should I do for a hurt rib?

What should I do for a hurt rib?

Usually nothing: If it doesn't get better on it's own in a few days, see a doctor for a good physical exam. ...Read more

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How to pop a rib back into place?

Rib: There is extensive musculature involving the ribs and your ability to breathe. I think it's time to see your physician if your rib is noticeably out of place. ...Read more

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Is it good to swim with rib injury?

Is it good to swim with rib injury?

Yes: Unless the rib is broken, then try not to use the arm too aggressively on the side where it's broken to avoid lung injury. ...Read more

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Modorate pain on right side under rib?

Gall bladder: Right sided pain under rib is usually gall bladder pain, if you feel its getting worse. If you get nausea/vomiting or fevers. You might need to get an us abdomen. ...Read more

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What causes spasm pain below right rib?

Intercostal a: It can be a spam of the intercostal (between rib) muscles. Liver inflammation can cause right lower rib pain as can gall bladder problems. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about 12th rib syndrome?

Can you tell me about 12th rib syndrome?

Loose rib: One of the bottom ribs attachments to the rest of the chest is loose for some reason, and it feels like a part of the chest is ripping out.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC3748696/ ...Read more

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Is it possible to break a rib from a hug?

Very unlikely: Unless one has cancer metastases in the ribs. Rib pain is common due to rib slippage and compression such as in slipped rib syndrome. ...Read more

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Why my baby have left rib larger than right?

Why my baby have left rib larger than right?

Nobody's symmetric: I guess the question is, how much bigger? Sometimes the ribs are "bell shaped" a little, and one rib may be a little more prominent than the other. That's totally normal. If there is a notable size difference, it might be something to bring up at the next well check. If the difference is changing day to day, then get it looked at now. ...Read more

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What is causing my reoccuring short rib pains?

Perbhaps posture: The shor ribs are floating ribs. They are moe prominent and expecially in women. Depending on your activities, you are pehaps stressing these ribs. Bending over to study, read or work at a desk can exacerbate this. Try some anti-inflammatories and ice or heat and rest. If recurrent and of concern, see your pcp and get checked out. ...Read more

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My upper right rib hurts what does that mean?

My upper right rib hurts what does that mean?

Doctor can evaluate: Up there are the ribs, the shoulder blade, the collar bone, the upper spine... All are connected and any of the connections can get inflamed and hurt. Other things are in the area too, such as the top of the lung, the nerves and blood vessels running next to the neck, etc... Sometimes, after evaluating, the doctor will order an x-ray. ...Read more