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Pain under rib cage after dry heaving all night on new years. What could be causing this?

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Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Strain muscle

Probably is an strain of the intercostal muscles.
The action of "dry heaving" engage the intercostal muscle in a heavy fashion producing the strain.If pain persist need an xray to rule-out a fr rib wich is olso possible.

In brief: Strain muscle

Probably is an strain of the intercostal muscles.
The action of "dry heaving" engage the intercostal muscle in a heavy fashion producing the strain.If pain persist need an xray to rule-out a fr rib wich is olso possible.
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