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Why does the left side of ribs hurt when I breathe?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: Costochondritis?

Rib pain with breathing could be due to costochondritis, a rib-cartilage pain that is aggravated by movement.
However, other more serious causes include pleuritic pain or heart issues. See your doctor to confirm the cause and to give you a treatment plan.

In brief: Costochondritis?

Rib pain with breathing could be due to costochondritis, a rib-cartilage pain that is aggravated by movement.
However, other more serious causes include pleuritic pain or heart issues. See your doctor to confirm the cause and to give you a treatment plan.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Eran Kessous
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Many possible reason

There are many reasons that this could happen--pneumonia, costochondritis, pleuricity to name a few.
If this is not resolved within few days, go to see your doctor.

In brief: Many possible reason

There are many reasons that this could happen--pneumonia, costochondritis, pleuricity to name a few.
If this is not resolved within few days, go to see your doctor.
Dr. Eran Kessous
Dr. Eran Kessous
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