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Posted on Fri, 3 Jun 2016 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: Hi Doc! I have a pain both sides under the bottom of my ribcage if I move or standing up or turning or bending.it's the 2nd time in a few months,can you tell me please what I did wrong?
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Answered by Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Most probably it is muscular strain

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Pain on both side of rib cage is not very common. Most probably it is due to muscular strain. It can occur due to sleeping in wrong posture, long travelling or exercises. I would suggget you following.
1.hot water fomentation
2.Volini gel local application
3.tablet Etorixoxib one daily.
4.muscle relaxant like myoril or myospaz can be taken.
I hope this answer will be useful for you. let me know if there is any other followup questions. thanks
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