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Tightness In My Ribs
My boyfriend hugged me to tight and my ribs have been hurting and popping for over a year, do I get it checked?
YES.: One year of pain following an injury, even one caused by an overly strong hug, justifies medical evaluation. I know that getting an appointment can often take a while, so, the sooner you make the call, the better. BTW, I hope your BF wasn't trying to hurt you. ...Read more
Inflammation/anxiety: Stiff fingers/hands can be primarily due to rheumatoid arthritis. However, there are other possible causes which may include injury in the finger joints or peripheral neuropathy. You may also have costochondritis, when your ribs get inflamed at the junction with the breast bone. Anxiety and sometime panic attacks can cause these symptoms. ...Read more
Having shortness of breath. Feels like I am not getting enough air. There is a tightness in my ribs. What could it be?
My stomach gets tight and my ribs hurt when I breathe deeply. My fingers and hands gets numb and tingly even though there not a sleep.My throat hurts?
Hi Dr. I just want to find out why this is. From yesterday I got pain on the tight side under my ribs. It only hurts when I walk.
My boyfriend hugged me too tight last year and my rib still hurts and pops and I don't know whether to get it checked ?
Pain: There are multiple possibilities. Seeing your physician can rule out serious causes of the symptoms. ...Read more
It has been almost 1.5 month since I was diagnosed with viral fever. Recently i start feeling tightness on my lower left rib through my stomach.
R/O PLEURITIS : PLEURITIS=inflammation of the lining of the lung and Pericarditis = inflammation of the lining of the heart can both cause referred shoulder pain. As well as a PE=Lung blood clot. You need a full exam lab testing CXR/EKG/Shoulder X-ray to evaluate your symptoms . Please seek prompt medical attention for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
I have a tightness in my upper right rib cage that is very uncomfortable..Also, my mouth and tongue burn 24/7..Could you comment on these symptoms?
Rib pain could: Be musculoskeletal, heart or lung related. The burning of the tongue and mouth could be from dryness or acid reflux. See ur dr asap for any concerns. If it's squeezing or pressure like chest pain, go to the er right away.Ur ms may contribute to ur symptoms. God bless u! http://www.Healthline.Com/health/multiple-sclerosis/going-herbal-vitamins-and-supplements-for-multiple-sclerosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right side rib cage feels like it protrudes more than the left. Tightness between my right side rib cage and hip bone. Bloating feeling after eating?
?scoliosis: If you have a curvature of the spine , as we get older this can affect the rib cage and give the visual impression that the ribs are uneven and protruding. Please see an orthopaedist. ...Read more