What can cause muscle twitching right below my left breast, around my rib cage?

Various. Irritation of muscles due to overuse or contorted positions; irritation of the intercostal nerves in the rib cage; irritation of thoracic nerve roots often from compression; irritating lesions deep to the muscle such as tumors, infections, etc.

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I have a muscle twitching right below my left breast, around my rib cage. Why would it twitch?

It Could be related. To stomach problem gerd.Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into your food pipe (esophagus). The backwash of acid irritates the lining of your esophagus and causes gerd signs and symptoms. Thank you. Read more...

I am experiencing pain on the left side of my rib cage right under my left breast, so far it hasn't stopped for two days, I haven't done anything physical in order to pull a muscle, what should I do?

Pain . You may have a pleurisy or inflammation of the covering of the lungs. With pain that is unremitting I think you should see a physician and get a definitive diagnosis . Read more...
Be seen. Many potential causes, I would encourage you to be seen for a specific diagnosis. Potential causes could include a thoracic radiculopathy from a pinched nerve in the spine to pleurisy, pancreatitis, costochondritis, among many other possibilities. Read more...

Left side back muscle strain feeling btr w/ muscle rub, large knot. Better now, but have a numb/tingle feeling under left breast on rib cage to back?

Sore muscles. Hi, Thank you for your question. It sounds like you have muscle aches. Try some anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen or Tylenol. If you aren't feeling better then be evaluated. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M. Read more...
Muscle verses nerve. Continue to use the rub, heating pad to treat the strain. If the numbness and tingling doesn't improve, the possibility of thoracic radiculopathy should be considered. Thoracic imaging such as MRI can be utilized for further work up. Read more...

For the last few weeks I've had muscle twitching in my left thigh under my butt and stomach under my right rib cage. I'm 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...