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I feel pain under my ribcage while deep breathing ,

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Posted on Sun, 24 Feb 2019
Question: I feel pain under my ribcage while deep breathing , i also feel pain when i bend my upper body ...it started 1 month ago . Is there any serious problem.
1My father was diagnosed with metastasis lymphnodes ca lungs and died few weeks ago
So i m very much worried about myself . Please suggest me something.
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (0 minute later)
I feel pain under my ribcage while deep breathing , i also feel pain when i bend my upper body ...it started 1 month ago . Is there any serious problem.
1My father was diagnosed with metastasis lymphnodes ca lungs and died few weeks ago
So i m very much worried about myself . Please suggest me something.
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (57 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Possibility of musculoskeletal pain is more likely.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
By your history and description, possibility of musculoskeletal pain is more likely.
So no need to worry much.
Apply warm water pad on affected areas of chest.
Avoid sudden jerky movements of chest and back.
Take simple painkiller like paracetamol or ibuprofen.
Please let me know if you are active smoker.
I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (0 minute later)
Brief Answer:
Possibility of musculoskeletal pain is more likely.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
By your history and description, possibility of musculoskeletal pain is more likely.
So no need to worry much.
Apply warm water pad on affected areas of chest.
Avoid sudden jerky movements of chest and back.
Take simple painkiller like paracetamol or ibuprofen.
Please let me know if you are active smoker.
I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (20 hours later)
Thank you for replying sir...
Actually i was a smoker during 2003 to 2007 but now i smoke occasionaly
3 to 5 ciggarettes a month . thats why i am concerned ..
And due to my fathers tragic death by cancer i got more worried ...
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (0 minute later)
Thank you for replying sir...
Actually i was a smoker during 2003 to 2007 but now i smoke occasionaly
3 to 5 ciggarettes a month . thats why i am concerned ..
And due to my fathers tragic death by cancer i got more worried ...
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (13 minutes later)
And yes i am feeling very tired from 2 to 3 months .
My stamina is getting low ..
And my weight has increased 15 to 20 kg in last 2 years .
I used to be 52kg to 56kg
Now i am 71kg to 74kg
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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (0 minute later)
And yes i am feeling very tired from 2 to 3 months .
My stamina is getting low ..
And my weight has increased 15 to 20 kg in last 2 years .
I used to be 52kg to 56kg
Now i am 71kg to 74kg
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (10 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
No need to worry for cancer or tuberculosis.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
No need to worry for cancer or tuberculosis as you are gaining weight.
In my opinion, you should try to reduce weight because obesity can cause this type of musculoskeletal pain.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (0 minute later)
Brief Answer:
No need to worry for cancer or tuberculosis.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
No need to worry for cancer or tuberculosis as you are gaining weight.
In my opinion, you should try to reduce weight because obesity can cause this type of musculoskeletal pain.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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I feel pain under my ribcage while deep breathing ,

I feel pain under my ribcage while deep breathing , i also feel pain when i bend my upper body ...it started 1 month ago . Is there any serious problem. 1My father was diagnosed with metastasis lymphnodes ca lungs and died few weeks ago So i m very much worried about myself . Please suggest me something.