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What causes pain in your ribs or sides?

What causes pain in your ribs or sides?

Many things: Too many things to guess...You'd need to see a doctor. This could anything from a bruised rib or pulled muscle, to a kidney stone, gallbladder problem, or lung problem. More details may be helpful, but most pain in the chest (even chest wall) and abdomen should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the ribs and back?

TRIGGER POINTS: Commonly trigger points in the serratus anterior, latissimus dorsi and/or the upper rectus abdominus muscles. ...Read more

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What causes pain in right side bottom of rib cage when coughing or pressing in that area?

What causes pain in right side bottom of rib cage when coughing or pressing in that area?

Pleuritic Chest Pain: Inflammation :of Lung and covering of Lungs called Pleura occurs mainly due to Viral infection any chest wall movement like Taking deep Breath/ Coughing/laughing can cause pain in certain part of chest. Infection: Bronchitis causing muscle pull from repeated coughing lead to localized chest pain Trauma: Fall or injury to can cause pain while pressing or coughing to a localized area ...Read more

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What can be the cause of pain under your left rib cage?

What can be the cause of pain under your left rib cage?

Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the right shoulder, pain beneath the right ribs at the front of my body, and difficulty breathing?

Shoulder pain: Unsure of pain loco. 2 pains or one? Difficulty breathing is a reason to be examined by a doc and x-ray. Point of shoulder could be tendinitis. Medial to this is breast and lung. Occasional sharp lung pain with breathing, is from sticking of the lung lining called pleura and is transient not worth an exam unless persistent. A rarer rib problem can be seen in a plain X-ray. ...Read more

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What causes pain in your ribs when you burp?

Movement: When you burp, your diaphragm contracts, slightly pulling on lower ribs and the change in pressure in your thoracic cavity puts your ribs and intercostal muscles through a range of motion they are not used to going through. That range of motion is what causes the pain. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What can cause the upper back pain between the shoulder blade,one side of your rib and chest to swell and with needle like pain?

Nerve impingement: Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain, dizziness and nausea. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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What might cause a sudden stabbing pain in the back on the right side below rib cage that causes you to arch your back or bend over for relief. ?

What might cause a sudden  stabbing pain in the back on the right side below rib cage that causes you to arch your back or bend over for relief. ?

Kidney stone?: Unless it's a muscular pain, that kind of scenario would make me think of a kidney stone. You may be passing a kidney stone. They can cause exquisite pain. ...Read more

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What would cause one sharp deep pain in chest to the left of sternum? No other symptoms. Chronic upper back pain.

Depends: To answer this question, we like to know the duration of this pain, the nature, provoking factors and relieving factors. Causes can be due to muscle strain, heart disease, lung disease, infections, tumors, esophageal spasms, blood clots, etc. Get checked out ! ...Read more

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What causes pain under right rib cage in back? The pain is including the ribs.

Long list: Any change in whites of eyes? Dark urine? Can be hepatitis, rib issue, pleurisy.. See a doctor if this is not very short term or getting worse. ...Read more

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Continues pain in lower right shoulder blade what can be the cause?

Continues pain in lower right shoulder blade what can be the cause?

Musculoskeletal: There could be many causes for pain. It could be bone, muscle or radiated pain from somewhere else. You may wanna go to pcp and get checked. ...Read more

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Can nerve pain radiate spiratically from upper back to edges of your breast? What are kinds of upper nerve pain or causes That effects your upper

Can nerve pain radiate spiratically from upper back to edges of your breast?   What are kinds of upper nerve pain or causes That effects your upper

Thoracic nerve pain: The nerves that go to the chest area come from the THORACIC spine and give bands of feeling to the chest: nipple area approximately T4, bottom of the ribcage approximately T8. There are many causes of pain along the thoracic nerves, including SHINGLES which is a viral outbreak, disk herniation, vertebral or rib fractures, costochondritis even benign or malignant tumors. For severe pain see a Dr! ...Read more

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What can cause back pain by the ribs on left side?

What can cause back pain by the ribs on left side?

Movement?: If worse with movement likely a musculoskeletal injury. If not, could be any one of a number of things. See your doc, go over the details and get examined. ...Read more

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What could cause lower pain more to the sides like by your ovaries?

What could cause lower pain more to the sides like by your ovaries?

Number of things: This includes period issues or ovarian issues and any abnormal ob/gyn issues should be worked up. However, pain in low back on the sides can be anything from muscle tightness to sacroiliac dysfunction, kidney stones or irritated nerves. You should have a physical exam to differentiate between the type and causes of the pain to make sure it is not something internal you might be missing. ...Read more

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What causes dull burning pain in the xyphoid area and to the right of it in rib cage area? PCP says heart ok.

What causes dull burning pain in the xyphoid area and to the right of it in rib cage area?  PCP says heart ok.

Costochondritis: is inflammation of the cartilage where the ribs attach to the sternum. It can cause pain you described, which is usually make worse with movement or breathing. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What are possible causes for pain and tenderness in the lower thoracic vertebrate region with back extension when laying on stomach?

What are possible causes for pain and tenderness in the lower thoracic vertebrate region with back extension when laying on stomach?

Facet joints: Pain in thoracic vertebral region with back extension in twenties male is unusual. This symptom usually reflects arthrosis of vertebral spine facet joints. Such symptoms are usually seen in older persons. This leads to concern whether there have been previous back injuries as occur in many young persons who are extreme sports enthusiasts. Osteopath is best doctor to diagnose and advise. ...Read more

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Can your gallbladder cause you to have pain in the rt side of your back near your shoulder blade and severe indigestion but no abdomen pain?

Can your gallbladder cause you to have pain in the rt side of your back near your shoulder blade and severe indigestion but no abdomen pain?

Yes it can, not all-: -gall bladder disease does not follow the rules. So Ur symptoms can very well B referred pain from it. Also it is related 2 fatty foods. C Ur internist 4 eval. A physical xam as well as tests R needed 2 confirm the gall bladder as the culprit. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my right side by the ribcage?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more