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Pain in the rib cage while taking deep breath. Reason? Recovered from AVH

i am a 26 year old woman, last month I was diagnosed with AVH, though i have recovered considerably and have started my normal day to day activities. but the issue that bothers me is of pain in my left rib cage when I inhale or take a deep breath. Though I had a ultrasound and everything turned out to be normal, but dull pain in left rib cage persist. Please help me know the reason.
Asked On : Sun, 9 Dec 2012
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Dear madam, is it B or C? This symptom can be related to your primary disease especially if liver is enlarged. But also gallbladder stones and infection can cause it as well, it is more often in right side but can be located in whole abdomen. Splenic and gastric disorders can cause such a pain so you should do gastrology work up to rule out gastritis and ulcers. The third thing to consider is a lungs inflammation, pleuritis or ribs micro-fracture so ask your GP to advice you how to check all these conditions i ve mentioned.

Wish you good helath, Dr. Ivan Romich
Answered: Wed, 12 Dec 2012
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