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Swollen Rib Cage
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
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
Exam: you must be examined, diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
I feel like something is swollen under my left rib cage and below it there's no pain it's just irritating and when I lay on my back i feel it swollen?
Get examined: this may be your spleen.Get a more detailed answer ›
I fell on my rib cage and now im in tremendous pain when I move, speak loudly or even breathe deeply. What could be the problem is my rib cage swollen?
Rib fracture ?: Trauma in the form of a fall could lead to a rib fracture. Please go to the nearest ER or Urgent care so they could take an Xray of your chest and ribs. Apply ice for 10 mintues every hour. If not allergic, take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen. This could be very serious so please go to nearest ER. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hi. my fiance have a swollen lump in his rib cage. is it cancerous? he is also diagnosed as diabetic. what procedure can be done on his case? he is 55 y/o
Lump on ribcage: Not sure if you mean on or in? Where is it? Does it move when pushed? Does he smoke cigarettes? How long has it been there? what meds is he taking? The best procedure is to take him to a Dr. to see what it is. ...Read more
Musculoskeletal : Rib cage pain can be due to problems in any of the building blocks of that structure. Negative imaging of the bony elements is reassuring however a good clinical exam performed correctly should help to further narrow down a possible cause. If this is a nerve or muscle issue further imaging may not be helpful although your doc may consider an MRI or bone scan. A trial of therapy may be indicated. ...Read more
Upper left back pain at the quadrant. pain left rib cage & swollen, painful stomach near ribcage. No injury occur. Gastriritis? Wbc is 10.1.
Wbc not cons w: An elevated white count is not common with gastritis. Have they checked your pancreas? Your pain could be referred from the stomach, pancreas or intestines. The spleen sits at the upper left quadrant too... Hard to say without the full exam and labs to look at. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lump under the skin, on top of inside left rib cage. Painful and swollen. Left rib cage protruding. Nausea, dizziness, headache, sore muscles. Help?
Multiple symptoms: We dont know anything about you including what was going on or what happened before these symptoms appeared but they are worrisome and I recommend you seek medical attention without further delay. ...Read more
For a week or so now feels like kicking on my left side upper stomach/rib cage, swollen stomach, sharp left pain, heavy vaginal bleeding w clotshelp!
Vaginal bleeding: You did not specify if pregnancy test was negative. Assuming pregnancy test is negative, fibroid uterus or pelvic masses can cause pelvic and abdominal pain with movement like sensation. Abnormal bleeding its also caused due to fibroid uterus. See you obgyn for ultrasound and physical exam. ...Read more
costochondritis: Costochondritis is an inflammation of the junctions where the upper ribs join with the cartilage that holds them to the breastbone, or sternum. The condition causes localized chest pain that you can reproduce by pushing on the cartilage in the front of your ribcage. Costochondritis is a relatively harmless condition and usually goes away without treatment. The cause is usually unknown. ...Read more
Please help, I notice my lower left part of my rib
cage seems swollen I have no pain but what's wrong?
I woke up this morning with pain in
my lower left rib cage. Still having
pain and it's swollen. What could it be?
Inflammation?: Without any history of resume the only explanation is inflammation . The cartilage under each ribs is easy to make inflamed from a slight pressure like hard wired in a bra . A lot of women ask why now I have been wearing this kind of bra all my life why now . The only explanation is the body part has a limit and this rib reached his limit apply heat and take ibuprofen with each meal for 7 days ...Read more
Uncomfort under the left rib cage, not necessarily pain, feel like I look uneven when I look in the mirror, like the left side is swollen?
More description pls: It is unclear to us what the exact issues are. If something hurts and it is swollen, then please see your primary care doctor. ...Read more
I had swollen areas of about a few inches in diameter on both sides of my back, just below where my rib cage ends but on the back. What could that be?
Hard to say: There are a lot of natural muscle insertion points in the area that you describe. This may be what your are feeling. However, if this "swelling" has increased or if it is painful or red, then you might want to get it evaluated. Also, is this related to any injury to the back? ...Read more
Muscle: You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this with that provider. ...Read more
What could the bulge be below my left rib cage? Sometimes it feels swollen w slight pain. Even can feel the bulge, when i saw my dr bulge not there
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