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Went water rafting sat had swollen rib since no pain until today weds not severe pain but very swollen. Should i be worried?

Went water rafting sat had swollen rib since no pain until today weds not severe pain but very swollen. Should i be worried?

Soft tissue strain: It sounds like a soft tissue injury. White water rafting might have caused pulling of muscle tendon groups over your rib. Intercostal strains: intercostal muscles let the ribcage move up and down. These muscles can be strained by activities involving extensive or forceful twisting of the body or swinging of the arms. Treat it with ice, a rib belt and an anti-inflammatory like advil or aleve (naproxen). ...Read more

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I have a swollen rib cus i pulled a muscle excersising can the pain go to my back & also my lower abdomen ? (:

Yes: Pulled muscles in the chest wall are connected to the muscles in abdomen and upper back so it not unusual to get pain in other areas of upper back and abdomen. I hope that helps good luck. ...Read more

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What causes swollen ribs ?

What causes swollen ribs ?

Swollen Ribs: The ribs, themselves, are probably not swollen, but the cartilage between the ribs and intercostal muscles might be swollen. This can happen from exercise, but there are inflammatory problems, like costochondritis, that might be causing your rib pain. Try a strong dose of anti-inflammatory medication, like a Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack from your doctor, or 600mg of Ibuprofen 3 times per day for a week. ...Read more

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I have what seems to be a swollen left rib cage, toward the bottom. It's been like this for a while now. No pain, but discomfort and pressure in the a?

Now way 2 answer-: -with out an exam & possible images. If it has been gradually getting bigger, make an appt with a thoracic surgeon. Most likely benign, but there R some benign tumors that R locally invasive, & if not able 2 Dx on the visit, follow recommendations. ...Read more

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What can a swollen lower left rib and left side pain be from?

What can a swollen lower left rib and left side pain be from?

Osteochodritis: What oteochondritis it inflemation of the junction between the rib and the sternum, if this condition get to chronic , start to form inflamation tissue around it and get bigger. ...Read more

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My right side is swollen under my rib cage. It hurts and i feel sick, what should I do?

My right side is swollen under my rib cage. It hurts and i feel sick, what should I do?

See a doctor: For a diagnosis and treatment. It could be many things. If it makes you feel sick it's probably concerning. Gallbladder problems feel that way. ...Read more

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Something feels swollen under right rib?

Something feels swollen under right rib?

Did you : Pull a muscle ou bump something? Does it hurt? How long has it been there? Is it rubbery and moveable or fixed? Guess these questions need answers and you should have it looked at ...Read more