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Floating ribs in left clavical area, pain on working out, breathing difficulty. Rib can cause damage ?

My daughter is a 16 year old 6'4" basketball athlete. She has a floating rib in her left clavical .... She says the floating rib hurts when she's working out hard and breathing hard. Is the pain ...
 

Left floating rib injured. Feeling pain under ribs and back hurts. How to get relief from pain?

Injured my left floating rib 10 days ago now the pain is real bad on left side under ribs and now my back hurts. ...
 

Has free floating ribs and herniated lung. Had hit head and cannot stop hiccups. Suggest?

My 80 year oldhusband has 2 freefoating ribs and herniated lung . he was just hit head on in the car.He nis home but cannot stp hicccups since leaving ER? I am a psych nurse and clue less
 

What causes left rib pain with PVCs?

a small one was noted on a PET scan. My cardiologist thinks a floating rib got injured from the pulmonary ...
 

Extreme pain in abdomen, felt like broken ribs. CT scan, urine test normal. Gall bladder issue?

I recently went to bed and awoke with extreme pain (Tender to touch) that radiated from the very lower side of my right abdomen ribs. The pain felt like a broken floating rib . I had spicy foods ...
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Dog jumped on lower right floating rib, heard a crack sound. Is it a rib fracture?

is a 70 lb dog and landed on her lower right floating rib and the other paw by her kidney . She thinks she heard a crack and it was very hard for her to breath evenly, however there is no swelling or bruising ...
 

What is the treatment for pain due to jaw locking and floating ribs?

i was in a mental hospital in 1999. thats where i was giving a medication for my illness, i went side wards my jaw locked and my bottom rib cage seperated then the 4 i think there called floating ribs ...
 

Severe pain around floating rib, loss of appetite

there is severe pain around the floating rib predominantly on the right side but the pain can be on either side and move to the abdomen , pain can reach from as high as 10 to 0.5 often lasting 5-10 minutes ...
 

What causes swelling around floating ribs left of midline around the stomach?

My daughter has a swollen area around the floating ribs just left of midline around the stomach/ transverse colon area before entering the curvature to the descending colon. It is tender to the touch. She ...
 

Floating rib pain, joint pains. Test results normal. Prescribed vicodine, ibuprofen. Suggestion?

I am currenlty having floating rib pain on my left side. I have been dealing with this for years but it has never been this bad. I am 18 years old 128 lbs and have joint problems as well but never been ...
 

Infant having popping sound through her back and chest, floating ribs ? What it is?

my daughter is 6 weeks old we took her to the E.R because she had a popping sound threw her back and chest felt like popcorn is popping in her belly and back they said it is floating ribs ? I have never ...
 

What to do for uncomfortable popping under rib cage?

Recently I was pulling out weeds and as I pulled I twisted and felt a popping under right rib cage. It is now tender and really uncomfortable. Floating ribs are still tender to touch after a week ...
 

Which is the best treatment for costocondritis?

my daughter 16 has costocondritis and was rushed to doctors with sharp right sided stabbing pains in her lower ribs. the doctor said its due to fast growth. floating rib is aggravated.ecg,bloods,chest x ...
 

Pregnant. Tenderness and popping in back ribs, tightening in stomach. Broken rib?

I am 26 weeks pregnant, I have had some tenderness on my right side about the area of my floating ribs, towards the back. While laying on my right side I coughed and felt something pop. I have been ...
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21 year old female. When I lay on my side something slowly moves by my rib cage then I see a big lump
The bottom rib on that side is a floating rib, in very thin individuals it can be seen to move. Thats a possibility. If you are worried about it, then you can contact one of our GI specialists and discuss further.
 
Hello, my right floating rib hurts. It comes and go's .. Any thing serious ? Thank you!
Hi, You are having pain in you ribs which comes and goes and want to know is it serious. It seems like their might be some muscle pain caused due to excess of pulling, their are chances of rib fracture and if you are talking about back pain then it might be from kidney issues. Its not so serious, but i still recommend you to visit near by physician to have it checked. Dr. JAY PATEL.
 
I've been having a pain under my left rib for about 6 months now. The drs have no idea what it is after a clear chest xray and rib ultrasound. Floating rib?
If the pain is deep in the abdomen , then I suspect it could be due to problems in the stomach or spleen.The problems in the spleen can be identified with ultrasound but you may need an endoscopy to assess the stomach health.
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