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Im. Havibg a muscle spasim under left rib cage it hurts and I gave to stetch and move ti get rid of. It what coukd it be?

Dehydration. Common causes of muscle spasms are dehydration and not having the correct vitamin/minerals around. I suggest drinking 6-8 glasses of water daily and avoiding caffeine and alcohol (they cause dehydration) and adding a multivitamin/multimineral supplement daily. Regular stretching or yoga can also help. Read more...

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...

I pulled or tore a muscle in my left side under my rib cage, should I go to the emergency room, it hurts so bad I can hardly breathe?

Probably. You may need to be seen to get pain relief that is stronger than OTC meds. Rib sprains and bruises can take 4-6 weeks to heal and they are very difficult to deal with because you HAVE to keep on breathing! Read more...

Have pain in my muscle under my left rib cage, pulled or did something at work, it also hurts when I breathe and cough, I don't think it is a broken r?

3 possibilities. Costochondritis: the place where the bony rib meets the cartilage rib can become injured and painful. Not broken unless major trauma or defect in rib. Intercostal muscle strain: the muscle between the ribs can be torn and painful. Pleurisy: The lung tissue can pull away from the chest wall and become painful. All 3 are benign and should heal in 4-6 weeks. NSAIDs like Advil (ibuprofen) will help. . Read more...