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Please explain what are some symptoms of a broken rib (s)?

Please explain what are some symptoms of a broken rib (s)?

Pain with inhalation: The most classic symptom is rib pain (often severe) with a deep breath. If the fracture is severe the rib may float independently from the other ribs. ...Read more

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Pain down left rib radiate to front and back. No other symptoms?

Pain down left rib radiate to front and back. No other symptoms?

Costochondritis: Your pain is caused by inflammationin the chest wall structures like ribs and soft tissues. Try over the counter Anti Inflammatory Drugs like Naproxen or Ibuprofen as long as no allergy or stomach ulcer.If it is nor effective then consult your Doctor ...Read more

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Something moves under left rib when I suck in. There's no pain or other symptoms.

Something moves under left rib when I suck in. There's no pain or other symptoms.

Muscle?: Ribs are surrounded by connective tissue, blood vessels/nerves and muscle. The muscles may shift with positional changes and I suspect this is what you are noticing (one sliding under another perhaps). Nothing to be concerned about especially if no pain. ...Read more

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Is it common to have an extra rib?

Is it common to have an extra rib?

1 in 200 people: About 1 in 200 people are born with an extra rib called a cervical rib. Because this is something that you are born with, it is known as a congenital condition. At the back, this rib connects to the seventh cervical vertebra in your neck. At the front, in some people a cervical rib can be 'floating' and have no connection. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a broken rib?

What are the symptoms of a broken rib?

Pain: Following some trauma?
Pain, shortness of breath, tender over that rib and perhaps above and below
sometimes numbness toward the front of the chest
if the underlying lung was traumatized:
pneumothorax
hematoma and pleural effusions are potentials. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons having extra ribs?

What are the pros and cons having extra ribs?

Not much: The average person has twelve pair (24 total), but it is not rare to more or less, and in most cases it make no difference whatsoever. In rare cases, a rib in the rib can compress a nerve, leading to arm symptoms. At the other end (bottom of rib cage), muscles may attach to the extra rib, but neither enhance or diminish function; they are silent. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a few bruised ribs?

What are the symptoms of having a few bruised ribs?

See below: Usually bruised ribs will feel sore at the site of the bruise. Other symptoms might be difficulty with breathing because the ribs move when we breath. When ribs are actually broken there is a remote chance that a broken piece can puncture the lung underneath it which would cause severe shortness of breath. ...Read more

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How common is it to have an extra rib?

How common is it to have an extra rib?

It's common.: Extra ribs are more of a curiosity for the trainee in radiology than anything else! Either there may be an extra rib at the top end or the bottom. Rarely, an extra cervical rib may press on some nerves or an artery and needs to be resected, but then the symptom is what brings the patient in to get the x-ray. ...Read more

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L/sided rib pain on ihalation, no injury and no other symptoms?

L/sided rib pain on ihalation, no injury and no other symptoms?

Costochondritis: Possibly inflammation at the joint between your rib and breastbone. You can push on those joints and see if they are tender. If so, see if ibuprofen relieves it. If they are not tender your primary care doc may want to get a chest x-ray to exclude inflammation of the lining around your lung "pleuritis" and other causes. ...Read more

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Pain on both left and right below my rib cage, no other symptoms! What can it be?

Pain on both left and right below my rib cage, no other symptoms! What can it be?

UGI related: Many organs in the area. Stomach, spleen, pancreas, splenic ; hepatic flexure, gall bladder, liver ; duodenum. C an UGI specialist 4 evaluation. The DX needs exam, history, ; hands on palpation. ...Read more

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Sudden pain below left rib cage. Hurts for a minute, stops hurting for a minute (repeat). No other symptoms.?

Sudden pain below left rib cage. Hurts for a minute, stops hurting for a minute (repeat). No other symptoms.?

Colon gas: Gas can collect in the splenic flexure of the colon which is under the ribs on the left side. What you describe is classic cramping pain associated with gas in the large bowel. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a cervical rib?

What are symptoms of a cervical rib?

Varies: Many people remain asymptomatic with a cervical rib. The most severe complication is thoracic outlet syndrome caused by compression of the brachial plexus (weakness in affected arm) and/or subclavian artery (decreased pulses in affected arm). ...Read more

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What are the symptom's of a rib and hip injury?

What are the symptom's of a rib and hip injury?

Most commonly pain: Pain and limited range of motion. I would also ask what activities made the pain worse or better. Hip can sometimes present as vague groin pain, increases with internal rotation. Rib pain is tender to touch, and may increase with deep breath or cough. Have your doc check it out to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Doctor, I want to know what are the symptoms of broken ribs?

Doctor, I want to know what are the symptoms of broken ribs?

Broken ribs: Pain, but if lung puncture occurs when there is a broken rib, shortness of breath may occur in a addition to pain. ...Read more