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What Causes The Muscles Are Under The Left Rib Cage To Swell
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Painless muscle twitching in my lower left rib cage and left shoulder and shoulder blade what can cause this and should I worry?
For the last few weeks i've had muscle twitching in my left thigh under my butt and stomach under my right rib cage. Im not sure why, any suggestions?
See your doctor: In the absence of other symptoms, these are likely benign "fasciculations". Causes include dehydration, recent overexertion, abnormal electrolyte levels such as sodium, potassium, or calcium levels, increased stress levels/caffeine intake, etc. If the twitching is frequent, affects different muscles every time, or is associated with other symptoms like muscle cramps or weakness, see your doctor. ...Read more
Many reasons: To have spasm in general means the muscles this means the muscle irritated it? The irritation could come from the muscle itself or from the nerve feeding that muscle. The cause for the first one, injury to the muscles, lack of fitness, overwork those muscles. Nerve injury, if the nerve to muscles is injured, that leads to the same thing. ...Read more
Is there a muscular disease that restricts your rib cage from expanding? Poor posture has caused my rib cage to become restricted by the muscles.
I am getting severe muscle spasms on the left just under my rib cage. It is painful & I have to wait unable to move until I actually feel it release.
Pulled muscle: can do this. Other conditions that can cause pain in this area include Gall bladder disease, pleurisy and heart disease. Your description sounds like you may have stretched too far and pulled a muscle. If you have shortness of breath, sweating, fever or the problem does not resolve see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The muscle right under the arm pit on the upper right rib cage hurts , when turning left or right or when touched, started yesterday, what is this?
Strain: Sounds like the latissimus dorsi is strain. Should get better in 7-10 days. Rest, ice, and antiinflammatories. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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