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I have a lot of soreness on my ribs?

I have a lot of soreness on my ribs?

Many possibilities: Ribs may hurt for many reasons, such as trauma (bumped into something, somebody poked a finger into the ribs), coughing (bad cold & cough symptoms), jogging/running (breathing heavily for a while), weight training or sit-ups (over exertion while exercising), irritation in the rib's bones/muscles/cartilage/linings, a tumor (rare), etc... If symptoms don't go away quickly, one must visit a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a soreness under my left rib when I lean to the right or stretch what could this be?

Pleurisy or muscular: Most of the time pain in the chest is either from inflammation of the lining of the lungs known as pleurisy or from a muscle pull/strain. ...Read more

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When i press on my right side by my ribs it tender and sore what is it?

When i press on  my right side by my ribs it tender and sore what is it?

No short answer: Probably muscular strain. You may have twisted wrong or coughed or sneezed hard. Also going to sleep in a chair can cause you to lean over the arm & injure the muscles. Sometimes sleeping on your side on your arm will cause tenderness. The treatment i like best is heat, hot shower, hot bath, or more often heating pad to the area for 15+ minutes 4 times a day when you can. Do not burn yourself. ...Read more

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I hve a pain underneath my ribs on my left its going on for 2weeks nw it is very sore i can barely move what can it be i treated 4muscle pain stil sor?

Injury?: Did you injure yourself? Need a little better history like does it hurt with taking in a deep breathe? Time to see your foctor for evaluation for has been going on for to long ...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 lump under my left side of my rib and it's sore what could it be?

I have a lump under my left side of my rib and it's sore what could it be?

Lump By Rib: 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

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Will the right ribs feel sore if you have an enlarged liver?

Will the right ribs feel sore if you have an enlarged liver?

Possibly: Pain could injury , intercostal muscles, ligaments that support the rib cage and costochondritis inflammation of anterior rib. Cholecystitis, gall bladder inflammation /infection is characterized by pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen can refer pain to rib cage. Enlarged liver can cause discomfort and fullness in the right (anterior) upper quadrant of the abdomen, under ribs. See Dr. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a cracked rib? I have a pain in the rib area and it is sore to touch

Go see your doc: Rib fractures are painful and take a long time to heal. Go see your family doc for an xray and exam. He can offer you medication to allow you to heal and re-assure you of your diagnosis. ...Read more