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Doctor insights on: What Does It Mean When I Have Pain In My Upper Right Rib

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My upper right rib hurts what does that mean ?

My upper right rib hurts what does that mean ?

Doctor can evaluate: Up there are the ribs, the shoulder blade, the collar bone, the upper spine... All are connected and any of the connections can get inflamed and hurt. Other things are in the area too, such as the top of the lung, the nerves and blood vessels running next to the neck, etc... Sometimes, after evaluating, the doctor will order an x-ray. ...Read more

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Have fullness under left rib what does it mean?

Have fullness under left rib what does it mean?

Need context: With such a vague symptom, it is impossible to give a good answer unless we know the context of the pain (when, where exactly, how painful, etc, etc). See your doctor! ...Read more

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What does it mean if my son has a degenerative rib?

What does it mean if my son has a degenerative rib?

May have arthritis: In the center of aged human rib cartilage, a yellowing degenerative zone is seen, while in a circular peripheral region the tissue remains unchanged. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my left rib bothers me while. I sit hunched ?

What does it mean if my left rib bothers me while. I  sit hunched ?

Posture: Poor posture (sitting hunched over) can bother many muscles, bones, joints and other structures. If you have to work hunched over for long periods of time, at least get up and stretch every hour or two, and try whenever possible to keep your spine straight and supported. Rib pain is not usually a sign of serious underlying disease or problems. ...Read more

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The left side under my rib has been hurting. What can this possibly mean?

The left side under my rib has been hurting. What can this possibly mean?

Musculoskeletal: Not sure of the circumstances leading up to the injury, but given your age, the discomfort is likely due to musculoskeletal strain, i.e. Muscle or tendon strain. Some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent, such as motrin, rest and heat to the area should resolve this over the next week. If the pain persists or worsens, see your physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get sharp pains in your right side of your ribs?

Paraesthesia: Please consult your doctor to get evaluation for these paraesthesia. There are multiple reasons for it to happen and it is beyond the capacity to explain it here on the forum. You will surely get clear answer and treatment options from your physician, after a thorough examination. Good luck ! ...Read more

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What does it mean whennyou have a pain under your right rib when you lay down?

Sounds like: A chest wall problem due to slipped rib syndrome, somatic dysfunction of the rib or costochondritis. Try some advil (ibuprofen) for a few days and see your doctor for exam and treatment options. ...Read more