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Sore Spot On Rib Cage
I have sore spot on L back rib cage. Get spasms there day or night. Goes away after Advil in 1 hour. Began after taking Lipitor (atorvastatin). Tests revealed not?
Check with your Dr: if you were my patient, I would stop the Lipitor (atorvastatin) for 2 weeks to see if you've got better, and then restarted to see if he got worse. If worse, that clenches that this is a Lipitor (atorvastatin) reaction. Other statins may be fine or perhaps use alternatives such as Berberol, pantethine, Co A, or mixed tocopherols. HRS, MD, FACC ...Read more
I have sore spot right near bottom of left rib cage. Feels like touching a bruise. It comes and goes. Worse when sitting. Location moves?
I'm experiencing a sore spot on my uppermost rib on my right rib cage. The sore appears to be raised under the skin, but doesn't seem to show bruising?
Must be seen: cannot diagnose based on description alone. Please upload a photo and resubmit your question. ...Read more
Pain in right side mid rib cage tender to touch in 1 main spot pain is getting worse by the day it seems, and it started with no injury 4 days ago ?
Here is one way to h: One way to handle is to take a couple of tylenols daily. If it is a muscular pain, it will go away. If there is something more serious going on inside in the chest, the pain will get worse. In that case you should go see your PCP and get a Chest X-rays done. This should show your lungs and any problem inside. ...Read more
I have had pain on my right side above the hip below the rib cage. a tender spot in the muscle about the size of my thumb. since wednesday?
Dull ache in the LUQ of my abdomen near rib cage, occurs at random, sucking in feeling over spot when i lay down. ?
Have sharp pains at rib cage and behind left breast. Have a benign tumor in same spot on rib cage. Could this b the cause?
I have intense pain in the area underneath my lower right rib cage wrapping around to the back same spot?
I have pain below my left rib cage. If i sit in the same spot for a long time it will stiffen up and it's hard to breath also?
I reached over a counter and something popped on my left side above rib cage. It gets sore if I pull on something,etc What is this injury? IA weekno
In about 17 and the last day r two I've been sore around my rib cage is this because of my weight?
No: not due 2 weight. Talk 2 Ur parents about this & perhaps U need 2 C Ur family Md. ...Read more
I was just in a car wreck and now when i cough i feel soreness near my rib cage and my back on the upper left side.
My entire rib cage feels sore when i press on it and sometimes I get dull to sharp pains when i am not touching. I don't exercise often.
Rib cage pain: You MAY have a broken rib or something else. Please see your doc. He/she will help you figure it out. Exercising program may need changing but your doc will help you sort that out. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have a intermittent pain under my left rib cage for over a month. It's brief, few seconds, sharp and stinging but not painful really. Same spot ?
Gas can get trapped : Gas can get trapped under diaphragm causing sharp intermittent pain. Other possibilities might be splenic enlargement from some cause ...Read more
Lump on rib Cage: Such lumps have to diagnosed by doing a clinical examination because the consistency and the margins of the lump felt on palpation itself help to diagnose it. Some possibilities are lipoma , large sebaceous cyst, fibroma etc. The pain in the bump indicates that it may be infected. Please check this out with your gp. Further treatment would depend on the diagnosis. ...Read more
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
Pain below rib cage on both sides hurts when standing and especially when pushed on also pain in middle of back and sore calf 8yrboytype1diabetic?
Not DM related: The child sounds uncomfortable. Hard to know what is going on without an exam. Please contact his pediatrician to have him evaluated, asap if the pain is severe. Make sure blood sugars are ok, please. ...Read more