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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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have like a swollen rib & side , & back pain i was wondering if it's okay to apply Vicks vaporrub on my rib ? Since it's my abdomen is it bad ?
It's mostly menthol: So it won't hurt your stomach.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
Swollen right rib , & if i touch it feels bruised & in my abdomen i feel something squishy it docent hurt it moves around but it goes away .
A little more clear: Don't quite understand! try again and a little more careful with spelling, i will follow. ...Read more
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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