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Protruding rib cage. Pain in heart area, painful to breathe. Related issues?

My lower left ribcage is jutting out and physically looks bigger with a lump compared to my right one. I ve been reading other articles about this issue and some of them said it was very common I want to know whether is it true or not . Also , sometimes I feel a sudden sharp pain in my heart area and am scared to take another breath as it was too painful . I want to know whether this two issues are related or some sort.
Asked On : Fri, 30 Nov 2012
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Its not common to have a lump in your left ribcage. I dont know who told u its normal. If there is a sharp pain then it may be a pleuritis u suffering from. Please see a doctor to evaluate you further
Answered: Tue, 17 Sep 2013
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