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Fluttering sensation under the right rib. Should I be concerned ?

I am experiencing a fluttering sensation under my right rib, toward my back. Though not painful It is chronic and is quite distressing. I am a female, 55 years old. Should I be concerned? What should I ask my doctor about this? Thank you.
Asked On : Tue, 20 Sep 2011
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
IT MOSTLY APPEARS DUE TO MUSCULAR STIFFNESS AND ACIDITY.DONOT WORRY A SIMPLE MUSCLE RELAXANT LIKE RICLOFEN WITH GOOD ANTACID SHOULD CURE THE PROBLEM.
SUDDEN CONTRACTION OF MUSCLES OF RIB DUE TO PROLONGED POSTURAL ABNORMALITY MIGHT BE A CAUSE.
HOWEVER CHEST X-RAY A.P VIEW IS SUGGESTED.
Answered: Tue, 20 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.welcome.This fluttering sensation is a common thing happening to so many people but yours problem,as you say,is chronic.This needs to be evaluated.Get your VIT D,B12,calcium,blood sugar,lipid profile,thyroid functions investigated,Consult your doctor for this.Good luck.
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