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What does it mean if your upper right rib hurts when you breathe in and lean forward?

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Dr. Otto Placik
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In brief: Breathing rib pain

In the absence of trauma or injury it could mean several things such as a injured lung (spontaneous pneumothorax) or irritation of the lining of the chest (pleurisy) due to infection or inflammation, or costochondritis.

In brief: Breathing rib pain

In the absence of trauma or injury it could mean several things such as a injured lung (spontaneous pneumothorax) or irritation of the lining of the chest (pleurisy) due to infection or inflammation, or costochondritis.
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