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Suffering with multiple myeloma, have difficulty in walking, severe pressure under rib cage. Chest X-ray normal. Help?

DI a;m 85 yrs young and have multiple myaloma.....At first I ;thought because I have difficulty walking that perhaps this couldbe the cause of my severe pressure under the left rib cage.... I have discomfort on the right side but it seems to be more in my back.. had a chest x ray and ribs look okay.....I am aware that my bones are not very strong........and do have some arthritis .....age doesn t help.... tk u ...
Asked On : Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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The pain in the ribs and pressure could be due to arthritic changes in your joints. Taking mild pain killers and doing a hot fomentation in the area may be helpful in temporary relief.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Thu, 10 Oct 2013
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