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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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Mass on lower rib, symptoms leg cramps, lower back ache, chest congestion and tiredness and fatigue. I have CP what cud this b?

Mass on lower rib, symptoms leg cramps, lower back ache, chest congestion and tiredness  and fatigue. I have CP what cud this b?

What is CP: You certainly need to discuss this with your phyician . This group of signs and symptoms may have a very simple explanation. Also they may all not be related. I'm not certain what you mean by CP. Your physician should help clarify how much of each of these symptoms is been a related and what the cause maybe ...Read more

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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?

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?

Mono: If you have mono then it can cause an enlarged spleen. There is no cure for mono. It just has to run its course. If you do have an enlarged spleen then it is important to avoid certain activities that can cause splenic injury since it would be fragile. Things like contact sports. ...Read more

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Yesterday I felt what appears to be a larger hard lump or that rib on right side is swollen? I also have s lump same side ribcage right above

Yesterday I felt  what appears to be a larger hard lump or that rib on right side is swollen? I also have s lump same side ribcage right above

See a doctor: you need to go and see a doctor it is hard to predict what is the lump in that location without proper examination so go and see a doctor ...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

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I feel a pain in my left rib and is swollen, i dont know what it is.

I feel a pain in my left rib and is swollen, i dont know what it is.

See your doctor.: You should see your doctor and be examined. You may also need an X-ray to determine the cause and the best treatment, but only your doctor can determine that. If the pain gets worse and your doctor is not available, you should be seen at the emergency room. ...Read more

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Broke 5 ribs falling down stairs. A week later my testicals are swollen. Why?

Broke 5 ribs falling down stairs. A week later my testicals are swollen.  Why?

Possibly 2 reasons--: 1): bleeding and swelling from the ribs gravitating towards the scrotum over a period of 5-7 days, which is probably the main reason; 2): or you might have hurt your groin/scrotum and because of ribs being more painful and had your attention, the groin problem is showing itself now. I believe the (1) is more likely the rause. See you pcp, or maybe get a u/s for it to confirm no local problem. ...Read more

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