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Bad back pain on left side that goes around to my front side under breast. Feels like it's under rib cage. severe pain?

Bad back pain on left side that goes around to my front side under breast. Feels like it's under rib cage. severe pain?

Intercostal: Pain that radiates from back to front , usually sharp and stabbing in character, may be related to intercostal neuralgia. This irritation of the nerve supplying each rib can be treated by rib mobilization techniques or by intercostal nerve block, which is diagnostic as well as therapeutic. In either case it is crucial to assure proper rib motion is re-established , or pain will return ...Read more

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I have severe pain on my rib cage under my left breast upon twisting reaching coughing or sneezing . Have had it in the past. Why is this re injured?

Could be: Slipped rib syndrome, pain in the rib is usually worse with movement or deep breathing. Find a pain management doctor nearby for evaluation and possible nerve block and find a physical therapist that will manually put it back in place when the area is numb. First stop, is your primary doctor to rule out other causes of this pain. ...Read more

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I am having severe pain under my right rib cage. It is 1 or 2 ribs under my right breast. It has been coming and going for over a year. ?

I am having severe pain under my right rib cage. It is 1 or 2 ribs under my right breast. It has been coming and going for over a year. ?

Likely muscular: Atypical cardiogenic chest pain needs to be ruled out but it is not likely. Because it is coming and going, it is likely muscular but can also be costochondritis (inflammatory pain where the rib meets the sternum). Other considerations but less likely include shingles and post herpetic neuralgia (residual pain after shingles) and a pinched nerve in your upper back (thoracic radiculopathy)-. ...Read more

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Pain under my left breast and top of rib cage?

Pain under my left breast and top of rib cage?

Best advice anyone -: Can give you would be to get seen ; evaluated by your pcp. Getting anxious about it will not help, but make you more anxious. Pain there could be from a number of reasons. Take some nsaids and see the response. But you must see your pcp urgently. Good luck. ...Read more

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21 yr female having pain under my left breast near top of rib cage. Hurts to get in/out of bed. What could this be from and anything i can do to help?

21 yr female having pain under my left breast near top of rib cage. Hurts to get in/out of bed. What could this be from and anything i can do to help?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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I have swelling under left breast on top of rib cage what could cause it?

I have swelling under left breast on top of rib cage what could cause it?

Must see doctor: Any breast swelling in the breast or near the breast need clinical examination , possible mammography and other tests including if needed a biopsy . See your doctor with out delay ...Read more

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I have a lump on top of my top left rib cage, below my breast - what could it be?

I have a lump on top of my top left rib cage, below my breast - what could it be?

See doctor: If this has been present for more than a week or getting larger, you need to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Having extreme rib cage pain, even skin is painful for me to touch. Also have noticed a largish swelling under left breast, on top of the ribs.

Having extreme rib cage pain,  even skin is painful for me to touch.  Also have noticed a largish swelling under left breast, on top of the ribs.

Shingles?: This could represent shingles. Costochondritis is also another possibility. I think it would be best to see your primary care doctor to discuss this and have a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have swelling under left breast on top of rib cage, also entire rib pain even skin to touch. ?

I have swelling under left breast on top of rib cage, also entire rib pain even skin to touch. ?

Could be: shingles. If caught early in its course, treatment with antiviral medication is effective. Also could be something else, so it is best to see a doctor for this. ...Read more