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Doctor insights on: Sore Rib Cage Symptoms

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Under my rib cage looks swollen on my left side. I have symptoms of mono but no sore throat or fever. Going for CT scan tomorrow. Anything i can take?

Under my rib cage looks swollen on my left side. I have symptoms of mono but no sore throat or fever. Going for CT scan tomorrow. Anything i can take?

Mono: If you have mono then it can cause an enlarged spleen. There is no cure for mono. It just has to run its course. If you do have an enlarged spleen then it is important to avoid certain activities that can cause splenic injury since it would be fragile. Things like contact sports. ...Read more

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Tight aching rib cage muscles front and back when walking fast. I think I have costochondritis but this is a new symptom. Does this cause those SX?

Tight aching rib cage muscles front and back when walking fast. I think I have costochondritis but this is a new symptom.  Does this cause those SX?

Chest wall pain: if you do, indeed, have costochondritis, then this could explain your pain. usually this pain is only in the front along your breast bone and edges of ribs. it could also be pleuritis. ...Read more

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Symptoms: left axillary mass for 5 months, itchy arms, pain in right should blade/between should blades, aching in right rib cage, fatigue, body aches?

See physician: Axillary mass present for 5 months is not normal, no matter what the other symptoms. The mass could represent chronic infection or tumor. Should have physical examination by physician and then usually imaging studies which may include ct, mr, and possibly bone scan or pet. ...Read more

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Why is my left rib cage sore and swollen?

Why is my left rib cage sore and swollen?

Muscle vs bone : Could be muscle (intercostal) vs internal organ... If persistent, probably need to see primary care doctor for work up. ...Read more

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I have a constant pain at the bottom of my right rib cage that is very very sore i can feel the pain in my back as well.

I have a constant pain at the bottom of my right rib cage that is very very sore i can feel the pain in my back as well.

See a doctor: Consider getting evaluated by your doctor sooner than later. Pain in that area can be related to gall bladder issues but would need a more thorough evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more