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Could an intercostal sprain happen from tennis? Feels like a knot. Sore. What's best way to treat it? Been trying to kneed it. Applying heat??

Could an intercostal sprain happen from tennis? Feels like a knot. Sore. What's best way to treat it? Been trying to kneed it. Applying heat??

IT CAN: IT CAN apply heat and take either naproxen 500 bid for next 3-4 days ,or ibuprofen 600-800 mf tid with meals .if pain persisted see a doctor for possible a nerve block ...Read more

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Accessory breathing muscles diaphragm, intercostal, upper trapezius all are weakened and sore. I can't breathe well for months. Causing anxiety.

Accessory breathing muscles diaphragm, intercostal, upper trapezius all are weakened and sore. I can't breathe well for months. Causing anxiety.

Get in today: Dyspnea (shortness of breath) that is wearing you out needs immediate evaluation. This is a serious medical problem that is not in your head. There are many potential causes of dypnea that leads to accessory muscle use, but you need to find out what yours is and treat it if possible. ...Read more

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V tender over g'bladdr. U/s of abdo normal. Pain under lower ribs. Is it possible pain is muscular in origin, given the most sensitive area g'bddr?

V tender over g'bladdr.  U/s of abdo normal.  Pain under lower ribs.  Is it possible pain is muscular in origin, given the most sensitive area g'bddr?

Possible: There are other tests to look at your gallbladder so if your symptoms point in this direction you should pursue these. All the best. ...Read more

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My lower spine is tender to touch. What could cause this?

My lower spine is tender to touch. What could cause this?

Difficult to tell: for sure, but it could be pilonidal cyst abscess. Show it to your doctor, because sometimes it requires antibiotics or even surgical drainage. ...Read more

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Lower left side tenderness before bm. Why?

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Lower left side tenderness before bm. Why?

Constipation?: Are you constipated or having diarrhea? Any blood in the stool? Sounds like you need to see your doctor to get this checked out. A gynecologic problem may present this way as well. ...Read more

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My lower stomach is tender . what can it be ?

My lower stomach is tender . what can it be ?

Lots of things.: It could be your constipated. They could be you have an ovarian cyst. It could be your pregnant. It could be you have a urinary infection. It could be you over exercised and strained the abdominal muscles. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal tender to the touch what could it be?

Lower abdominal tender to the touch what could it be?

Get it evaluated.: You do not say if you are male or female. Appendicitis, ovarian cyst, bladder infection, diverticular disease are among the many possibilities. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Tender spot under ribs wen mash it hurt & wen i madh on my left lower adomin it hurt?

Tender spot under ribs wen mash it hurt & wen i madh on my left lower adomin it hurt?

Visit your doc: Pain in or under the ribs could be simply due to a sprain but may also represent something more serious like a gallbladder problem or ulcer of the stomach. The lower left abdomen pain could be due to an ovarian cyst, constipation, or other reason ranging from benign to serious. Best to get seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a knot on the lower left side of my back and is tender also pain down right leg?

I have a knot on the lower left side of my back and is tender  also pain down right leg?

Sciatica: Statistically the most common cause of this is sciatica, irritation of the sciatic nerve (or its contributors). The knot in your back s almost certainly focal muscle spasm which frequently occurs in sciatica, even if the knot is on the opposite side as the leg pain. ...Read more