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Ribs sticking out, seems uneven. What is the reason?

Hi i was wondering if you explain about someting i have noticed about my ribs for quite some time, i am a female aged 22 and have noticed that one side of my torso is different to the other i notice that i have one or two ribs sticking out on my left side and it is causing me to look a little uneven, what is the cause of this and how does this happen, i should mention i sleep on my left side a lot and leen on it a lot as well
Asked On : Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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The deformed rib cage may be due to some spine problem .
Abnormal curvature of the spine may cause projecting ribs on one side
Please get a check up with doctor and find out if there is any wrong.
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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