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What causes pain in ribcage? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Dec-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor:Hi,
User:Hi Doctor
User:from last few days i am feeling pain in bone of upper left side of stomach
Doctor:Is the pain superficial ?
User:Sorry i didn't get ir doctor
Doctor:Is the pain in the chest wall or deep inside ?
User:some time i feel it is in chest wall
User:but sometime deep inside
Doctor:Does intake of food affect the pain ?
User:initially pain started after eating only but now without eating also i am feeling pain
User:that pain is very light pain but it is still there and i am worried about that
Doctor:Is the pain burining type ?
User:no its not
Doctor:Ok, I suspect the pain to be due to musculoskeletal origin
Doctor:Do apply Voveron gel over the affected area.
Doctor:twice daily
Doctor:This will help to get rid of the pain
User:doctor is there any chances of something else
Doctor:regular exercise is a must to prevent future occurrences.
Doctor:No need not worry
Doctor:Only two common causes of pain in that area exist
Doctor:One gastritis and other muscular pain
Doctor:gastritis causes deep burning pain
User:gastritis can also cause pain in bone area?
Doctor:No,
User:Doctor can stone be the reason for it ?
Doctor:deeper pain aggravated by food intake and also burning type
Doctor:No,
Doctor:Not on the left side
User:beacuse sometimes i feel that pain deeper inside
Doctor:right side pain could be due to stone
User:doctor is there any chances of spleen or pancreas related problem
Doctor:No
User:i a staying in hostel so i am little worried about it.
Doctor:Need not worry
User:Doctor this pain is there from last 3-4 days
Doctor:If u have any sort of indigestion or food ingestion related problems then get a ultrasound scan done to rule out such causes
Doctor:Need not worry
Doctor:pain of such short duration cannot be serious
Doctor:I am sure it is muscular only
User:i was taking omefrazole tablets before eating from last 4 days
Doctor:Continue the tablets
Doctor:Apply the gel
User:ok Doctor
User:So there is nothing serious in that?
Doctor:No
Doctor:Follow my advice
User:ok Doctor
User:Thanks
Doctor:you are welcome
Doctor:Thanks for using this service
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:take care
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