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Sharp pain while breathing in . . . Something wrong in the rib cage?

Sharp pain while breathing in . . . Something wrong in the rib cage?

Most likely in chest: You may have a problem with your lungs such as pneumonia, or irritation of the coverig of the lungs which is called pleurisy. If you didnt have trauma to your rib cage, it most likely is not bone related. You should see a physician to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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What makes sporadic sharp pain under left rib cage when breathing?

What makes sporadic sharp pain under left rib cage when breathing?

See below: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Very sharp pain in upper right rib cage when deep breathing. Dangerous?

Very sharp pain in upper right rib cage when deep breathing. Dangerous?

May be or not: Any severe pain warrants examination by a health care providers. It may be just rib pain or from lungs or liver/gall bladder.If this persists, I would like you to go see a doc. ...Read more

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What could be causing sharp pain in the center rib cage when breathing in deeply?

What could be causing sharp pain in the center rib cage when breathing in deeply?

Lots of things: Most chest pain of the sort you describe comes either from the chest wall (ribs, sternum) or the lining of the lungs (the pleura). The lungs have no pain sensory nerves, and therefore (in spite of how often we hear of it) its never accurate to state that your "lungs hurt". Sore muscles can also cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain under my chest, left rib cage, its discomfort, feels warm and hurts more when breathing deep and turning and lying on that side ???

I have sharp pain under my chest, left rib cage, its discomfort, feels warm and hurts more when breathing deep and turning and lying on that side ???

Chest pains: There are many possible causes for a chest pains like lung problems, muscle pain and gastrointestinal problems. Regardless, chest pain with shoulders pains, is always a red flag and visit to a PCP and cardiologist is warranted. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain under my left chest by the rib cage, it hurts bad when moving and breathing i can feel it warm, it happen after a nap ??

I have a sharp pain under my left chest by the rib cage, it hurts bad when moving and breathing i can feel it warm, it happen after a nap ??

See a doctor: There is a long list of things that could cause such pain and discomfort in a young man it could be ribs and cartilage inflammation could be muscle spasm it could be from the lung the best thing is to see a doctor that could examined you assured you or treat you good luck ...Read more

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Sharp pain that is sudden, comes and goes, under right rib cage, and sometimes around right breast. causes trouble breathing. What can this be?

Sharp pain that is sudden, comes and goes, under right rib cage, and sometimes around right breast. causes trouble breathing. What can this be?

Pleurisy: You're describing pleurisy. Since you take birth control pills, an unlikely but serious cause is a blood clot in your lung. The more likely cause is viral infection or even just muscular strain. But if this is new and because of the above, you need to be checked out to be sure it's not serious. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in my left side around my rib cage and lower and in the front and its hard to breath can anyone tell me what's wrong?

I have sharp pain in my left side around my rib cage and lower and in the front and its hard to breath can anyone tell me what's wrong?

Costo-chondritis: At the end of your rib there is cartilage. Sometimes this junction gets inflamed by injuryor over use. Rest ice antiinflammatory and possibly cortisone 8njection are helpful. If they aren't effective MRI etc may be indicated. ...Read more

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I just experienced a very sharp pain right below the lowerright rib cage and i being burping ever since and pain has diminished what could be wrong?

Gastritis to muscle: It could be anything from gastritis to muscle pain. Gastritis typically causes heartburn sensation, your frequent burping is a feature of gastritis. Other causes for a sharp lower right chest pain include: pneumothorax, pleurisy, costochondritis. These pains do not diminish in minutes. ...Read more

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I felt sudden, sharp pain on my lower rib cage sometimes. Is this something I should worry about?

I felt sudden, sharp pain on my lower rib cage sometimes. Is this something I should worry about?

Could be: Hard to tell over the internet. Usually, if pain gets worse over time, covers an increasingly large portion of your body, or causes you to worry, should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

No short answer: I hope it is a muscular strain and can be helped by heatseveral times a day. In the rib cage would be more in the mid to upper abdomen. I do not like it being a severe sharp pain, if it is other than brief you should seek medical attention. It could be diverticulitis (an infected pocket in the intestine) and it may be ruptured. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my upper right rib cage?

Sharp pain in my upper right rib cage?

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the gall bladder or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in between my rib cage where it v's at?

Chestpain: Chespain could be from several reasons. Considering your age it is probably nothing serious, but need to be examined. I assume probably have inflammation of the cartilage and bony junctions. ...Read more

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What could a sharp pain in your upper right rib cage be?

Rib cage pain: It could be several things, first of all when does it occur, how long does it last, does physical activity any difference ? Most likely it is of musculoskeletal origin. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a sharp pain in my rib cage?

I would suggest you-: -be evaluated by your PCP. there are many reasons one may have this: BC pills, PE, pneumonia, tsi tsi syndrome, to name just a few. ...Read more

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I'm having a sharp pain under my rib cage. I'm not sure what it is. What do I do?

I'm having a sharp pain under my rib cage. I'm not sure what it is. What do I do?

Unclear: If you are having pain under the right rib cage, it may be your gallbladder. Rib trauma/fractures are also a possibility, depending on the scenario. Pain with breathing could also suggest lung pathology. See a physician if your pain is persistent/severe. ...Read more