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The left side of my rib cage has been obviously protruding for 2 yrs now, what could be wrong?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Bone/'metab/lung
Comes to my mind diseases of the bone like osteoporosis or lack of vitamin d, or metabolic diseases that affect the bone.
If you have a lung problem like copd, emphysema or chronic bronchitis or asthma the hyperinflation of the lungs could do it ( it's common to have pigeon's chest in COPD or asthma.).

In brief: Bone/'metab/lung
Comes to my mind diseases of the bone like osteoporosis or lack of vitamin d, or metabolic diseases that affect the bone.
If you have a lung problem like copd, emphysema or chronic bronchitis or asthma the hyperinflation of the lungs could do it ( it's common to have pigeon's chest in COPD or asthma.).
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
In brief: Scoliosis?
Scoliosis, or curvature of the spine can cause one side of your ribs to protrude.

In brief: Scoliosis?
Scoliosis, or curvature of the spine can cause one side of your ribs to protrude.
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