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Upper Rib Pain Right Side
Nerve irritation: You may have neck nerve root irritation that makes your muscles going into spasm especially the muscles that attaches to the ribs or covers the rib cage and arm. This will make the muscles of the shoulder girdle very tight and especially for spreading of the arm pit. Neck nerve irritation can also spread to the face. Please see the family dr. And also a rehabilitation medicine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper right side rib pain (under arm) worse when moving or breathing, took a new exercise class on Friday using upper body movement, ?
Upper right side abdomen lower rib pain for about a year have every test gallbladder, mri, blood work, edg, colon, nothing abnormal but still pain?
My sympathy: It seems very unlikely to me that after a year of symptoms and multiple sophisticated tests that you will find the answer in a 400 character web post - I do hope you pursue this with the specialists you've seen though. Good luck. ...Read more
Several possibilitie: Trauma, bruise, exercise, coughing, stress fracture, costochondritis, can all cause pain that should get better over several weeks. Shingles, other infections, and rheumatic diseases can cause pain that may be more chronic. Ask your provider. Rib films are rarely helpful. Cancer and myeloma can cause pain of course, but you would probably already know. There are other benign bone tumors etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have sharp rib pain on either side. It comes at random and it's now happening and I can't move my upper body. What's happening? What is it?
Rib pain: The symptom you describe does not sound related to a cardiac problem. The pain could be related to a musculoskeletal inflammation and may improve with rest and/or antiinflammatories(Tylenol etc.)If you have cardiac risk factors and the symptoms persist you may want a formal evaluation by your primary care doctor or cardiologist. ...Read more
Causes of rib pain from xiphoid process to the right side along ribs. Definitely rib pain the dr said?
Talk to MD: The nerves from you spine travel along the edge of the ribs to the xyphoid process, so any inflammation or irritation of the nerve at that level will feel like pain along the distribution of that nerve. Keep in touch with md to make sure nothing else is going on, but the rib pain diagnosis seems accurate based on this information. ...Read more
Right side rib pain towards back and up to sholder blade could this be gallbladder problems . Pain gets worse as day goes on?
I woke up with rib pain two nights ago. Most of it has gone away. But when I touch upper ribs it's still sore. I slept on my sides twisted up that day?
No injury?: If there was no injury, perhaps this is due to some soreness inbetween the ribs- where there are muscles. Is it worse with deep breaths? For lower ribs, and along the abdomen, there are some muscles that help us twist and turn. These accessory muscles can become sore from sleeping posture. Sometimes odd muscle soreness occurs with virus infections, as in colds. This will probably go away soon ...Read more
I have had rib pain in my upper back for 3 days now it hurts to breathe and to lay flat on my back and on my left side.. Should I be worried?
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