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Thin Ribs (Overview)

Thin Ribs-Tubular Bones-Dysmorphism Syndrome (Sharma Kapoor Ramji Syndrome) = a rare syndrome with large head, thin ribs &, narrow-shafts on long bones.


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Chest pain centre of rib cage and under ribs ?

Chest pain centre of rib cage and under ribs ?

More info: need to know how long, is it better or worse with food/activity/other, are there other associated symptoms, does pain radiate up/down/left/right/through the middle. There are some dangerous causes so if symptoms worsen change or fail to improve you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

Thin Ribs (Overview)

Thin Ribs-Tubular Bones-Dysmorphism Syndrome (Sharma Kapoor Ramji Syndrome) = a rare syndrome with large head, thin ribs &, narrow-shafts on long bones.


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My chest bone sticks out, kind of noticeable. Protruding sternum help?

My chest bone sticks out, kind of noticeable. Protruding sternum help?

CARINATUM: Two deformities of the sternum. Pectus carinatum(pigeon chest) and pectus excavatum (sunken chest). Pectus excavatum if severe may produce symptoms, pectus carinatum usually not symptomatic. Pectus excavatum sometimes may require correction. ...Read more

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Hard mass under skin near sternum and breastbone, tender to touch ?


Hard mass under skin near sternum and breastbone, tender to touch
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Likely normal anatom: exam would confirm but sounds like you may have discovered one of two structures of the normal chest wall, depending on where you are exactly talking about. the xiphoid process can often be felt in normal persons and can be tender. also if the area of concern is high up on the strernum there is a structure call the sternal angle that can be felt in normal chest. good pic found on internet. ...Read more

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Does costochondritis feel like pressure near collar bone?

Does costochondritis feel like pressure near collar bone?

It can: Typically costochondritis causes pain where the ribs insert into the sternum. The clavicle also inserts at the sternoclavicular joint and can be inflamed too. ...Read more

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female 59 tender under ribs where ribs join, feel like a spare tyre, bloated,not firm lump but resistant,thicker tissue to touch, diarrheoa, nausea?

 female 59 tender under ribs where ribs join, feel like a spare tyre, bloated,not firm lump but resistant,thicker tissue to touch, diarrheoa, nausea?

Lump?: I have read your question several times and it is just unclear to me where you are saying the lump is. Please clarify that and also exactly what your question is. ...Read more

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Feels like my rib cage is being crushed no chest pain?

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Feels like my rib cage is being crushed no chest pain?

Be concerned: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. If you are currently having the symptoms you are describing you should see a doctor pronto! ...Read more

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My chest bone sticks out, kind of noticeable. Protruding sternum pleas help?

My chest bone sticks out, kind of noticeable. Protruding sternum pleas help?

Pectus carinatum: Pc is a protruding breast bone. It can be helped by wearing an external pressure prosthesis. Usually takes about 6 months to correct. Same principle as braces for teeth. ...Read more

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Lump under the skin, on top of inside left rib cage. Painful and swollen. Left rib cage protruding. Nausea, dizziness, headache, sore muscles. Help?

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

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Pain under sternum and rib cage is it liver?

Pain under sternum and rib cage is it liver?

Most likely Not, but: Sounds like a stomach, or esophagus related issue, like a heartburn or regurgitation/gastritis/esophagitis. See your pcp to be investigated and treated. ...Read more

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Sharp pains in left ribs front/back, tender where dress boning pushed against rib last week, small swelling under skin, gassy and acid reflux?

Contusion: It sounds like you suffered for the sake of fashion. Underwire bras can have the same effect, though it is very surprising that you still have pain a week later. I suspect the reflux symptoms are a separate issue, just more noticeable now because you have this other pain nearby. Try to wear looser garments until this spot has resolved. See your doctor if you are not healing in a timely fashion. ...Read more

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Sharp pain upper right under rib cage & back shoulder blade. Soft stools with mucus no gallbladder,fatty liver,high triglycerides idea causing pain?

Sharp pain upper right under rib cage & back shoulder blade. Soft stools with mucus no gallbladder,fatty liver,high triglycerides idea causing pain?

Right rib cage pain: Could be a retained stone especially if the gallbladder was removed laproscopically or biliary dyskinesia. may also be scarring or what is know as Postcholecysectomy syndrome. You have fatty liver and elevated Tg .Fish oil daily ( 2000 mg) can help with elevated TG . Please call you doctor in AM or visit urgent care/ ER you need evaluation and checking LFT, ultrasound possibly CT ...Read more

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How can I get rid of thinness?

How can I get rid of thinness?

Added fats: Put olive oil or butter or coconut oil on everything you eat. Do resistance training to build muscle. ...Read more

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Left side rib cage or chest protruding out. Since last 2 years my left side rib cage protrudes significantly more. Nothing in ultrasound. Am smoker.

Left side rib cage or chest protruding out. Since last 2 years my left side rib cage protrudes significantly more. Nothing in ultrasound. Am smoker.

See your doctor: Some people have oddly shaped ribs. You had an ultrasound but that is not the best imaging for lungs or bones. A chest x-ray would be better, but it would be best to see a doctor to determine what test would be best for you. Be well. ...Read more

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Pushed in sternum and uneven chest cavity?

Pushed in sternum and uneven  chest cavity?

If you are: talking about pectus excavatum, it is an uncommon but not rare condition. Depending on its severity, it might need surgical correction. Consult with a pediatric surgeon if, and when, an operation might become necessary. ...Read more

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What makes Cranial Area Thin and loose skull mass?

What makes Cranial Area Thin and loose skull mass?

You need to clarify: You believe U R underweight which in a 20 yo is unlikely. We rarely see anyone over 90 who isn't skinny as a bean pole. Excess weight is epidemic in the US & worldwide. Most people now are engaged in a lifelong struggle to lose the extra pounds they put on in their twenties. Keeping that weight off in the first place is the best solution. Exercise & eat well. Cranial/skull question makes no sense. ...Read more

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Why does my upper rib cage protrude out?

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Why does my upper rib cage protrude out?

That's your built: If you are otherwise healthy, but your have any chronic symptoms you need to be seen by your doctor to rule out any spine or rib cage deformities, or lung problems affecting the rib cage, if not, enjoy your health, ...Read more

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