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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.
It feels tight under my right rib cage above my hip bone, no pain when I touched it, not really a lump just hard area maybe muscle hopefully.
Hopefully: this condition will be examined, I could not begin to guess; however,it might be muscular; however, requires an examination- asap. ...Read more
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
I am having piercing pains and tightness widespread from my ribs all the way aroud to my stomach. I get dizzy and have massive headaches on the left side mostly . What coud this be?
Go see a doctor: more info is needed: your age, your health history, your duration of symptoms. What you have tried for relief. Pain daily, several times a day, or constant? Your occupation. Any mess you take. The chest symptoms could be costochondritis . But more history and a physical are indicated for you. ...Read more
Tightness in chest,sometimes my left rib cage feels tight, gas problems,loss of appetite,nausea. My blood and urine tests came normal. Anxiety?
You may be depressed. It would be prudent to consult your doctor, because if it is due to depression, there are effective treatments for this illness. Depression is not a moral failing, just a chemical imbalance in the brain.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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I have hemolytic anemia and hypothyroidism in Since April I have had numbness in both hands toes and tightness also in my back and ribs I have been t?
Numbness: You need to see your physician to get it checked out.. ...Read more
Possibly: You can break a rib doing a number of things! get an evaluation to determine if it is broken and take the proper precautions to allow proper healing. Good luck. ...Read more
Tight feeling under right rib at the bottom of my rib and pain in one spot of my lowe back left side?
See your doctor: Could be several things, the most common of which in a 24yo is musculo-skeletal strains. If this has persisted for a few days without obvious cause, then see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more