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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.

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.

Get checked out: It coiuld be a sprain or a fractured rib or some other internal injury to the lungs. You need to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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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

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

Mgt: You may have tendonitis or a strained muscle. If the pain persists, a rib fracture can be ruled out with a radiograph. However, if there are breathing problems associated, please see the ED right away. ...Read more

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Small growth on spleen. Sporadic pain in upper left side, almost inside rib cage. What type of dr do I consult about this?

Small growth on spleen. Sporadic pain in upper left side, almost inside rib cage. What type of dr do I consult about this?

Prior physician?: Who found this growth and when? It is important to see someone, even if it is benign in nature and just for reassurance. I would contact the physician who first discovered the growth and ask for further recommendations and/or surgeon referral especially since you are now experiencing symptoms in that general area. All the best! ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain under my rib cage on my left side.. I read that this is due to inflammation of the spleen? Possible I have mono?

See your physician: While mono can be one cause of splenic enlargement, it needs to be determined whether your spleen is enlarged, or if your pain is due to another cause. You should be evaluated by your physician to determine the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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My back/rib cage hurts left side. Yesterday it felt like a charlie horse now it's very sore n tender w every move . No injuries what is causing this?

My back/rib cage hurts left side. Yesterday it felt like a charlie horse now it's very sore n tender w every move . No injuries what is causing this?

muscle spasms: The most common reason for this complaint is muscle spasms of the intercostal muscles between the ribs, which is most frequently due to nerve irritation. This is best treated with anti-inflammatories such as Naproxen to decrease the inflammation of both the nerve and the muscle. ...Read more

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Left side pain in location of spleen under rib cage. Pain increases whenever I lean back or breathe in. Started 3 days ago, same pain level.

Evaluation needed: Three days of this discomfort requires an evaluation by a physician who will take a thorough history and perform a careful physical examination in order to make a diagnosis.Appropriate tests will be ordered. Possibilities include muscular discomfort, spleen or left lower lobe lung pathology ,even a pinched intercostal nerve or a rib injury. ...Read more

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Why does my chest hurt everyday ? Since february . Left side right side , under my rib cage I have sharp pains, sore and tight pains what's wrong ?

Many reasons!: You need to see a doctor because the number of diagnoses that could explain what you are feeling is numerous. I am pretty sure it is not your heart. Sounds more like it is musculo-skeletal or gastroinestinal. ...Read more

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