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Swollen Rib Cage Symptoms
Under my rib cage looks swollen on my left side. I have symptoms of mono but no sore throat or fever. Going for CT scan tomorrow. Anything i can take?
Please help, I notice my lower left part of my rib
cage seems swollen I have no pain but what's wrong?
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
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 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
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
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
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
Probaly not: The enlarged speen will bulge into the abdomen under the rib cage and will feel firm. ...Read more
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