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Xrays Of Broken Ribs
Maybe: Depends on the lung disease, but usually not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: An x ray of your ribs will determine if your ribs are broken or not. The x ray will not tell you why they were broken. ...Read more
Went to the dr had a xray didn't see anything said come back in 2 weeks if I still have pain on my right side underneath my ribs It hurts all the time?
Hard to say; investi: It's hard to say from the short introduction what the problem could be. If the symptom (pain) is disabling or keeps you from doing usual activities, you could use further investigation. Rib sprain/bruise (from trauma), liver problems, and other problems can arise. Did you get an X-ray for the ribs (not just chest)? Consider HealthTap Prime if you don't have a doctor to talk to. Good luck, and thanks for asking HT. ...Read more
Was looking straight on at my tspine xray and notice I have many ribs that are very uneven in alignment. Could this be symptomatic or common finding?
It depends.: The appearance on x-ray is highly variable depending upon the angle the x-ray was taken at as well as your body position at the time. Unless you have had trauma or have a congenital anomaly, it is unlikely to be more then artifact. Radiologists are well trained in deciphering this issue and they're read of the x-ray will be the most important factor in interpretation. ...Read more
Sometimes i will experience pain at my ribs. Feel like something piercing.I've been to a xray and they told me nothing is wrong with me! no idea why~?
2 yo xray says first rib has a horizontal course proximally and is angulated acutely inferiorly&is partially fused to the 2nd rib.What can b done?
Rib anomaly: Consult an orthopedist for possible corrective surgery. ...Read more
2yo xray says first rib has a horizontal course proximally and is angulated acutely inferiorly&is partially fused to the 2nd rib. What can be done?
Wouldn't do: Anything unless there is some symptom directly related to that anomaly. You failed to mention whether you had any symptoms which initiated that radiographic investigation. Simply finding something doesn't mean you have to do anything with it. ...Read more
Pains under left breast on ribs. Feels like it pops out when i bend over sometimes. Took xray. Said there was nothing wrong. What do you think?
Don't worry about it: There are several possibilities, mostly in the mild abnormality range. I think you should treat with benign neglect for a month or so. The trouble with x-rays of the ribs is that they may be quite normal with soft tissue changes. But the symptoms don't sound alarming to me. ...Read more
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