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What causes pain in the back, shoulder blade and rib cage?

right flank back pain...sometimes sharp pulsating pain that doesnt last...also shoulderblade pain, pain under ribcage, both but mostly right side...look (as in overdue pregnant but am not)...weight gain, feel like need to take laxatives and diuretics just to feel somewhat comfortable
Fri, 16 Jul 2021
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Hi,

It can be fibromyalgia. Other differential diagnosis to consider are seronegative spondyloarthropathies, thyroid disorder and vitamin D3 deficiency etc.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Stani Mathew, Orthopaedic Surgeon
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What causes pain in the back, shoulder blade and rib cage?

Hi, It can be fibromyalgia. Other differential diagnosis to consider are seronegative spondyloarthropathies, thyroid disorder and vitamin D3 deficiency etc. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Stani Mathew, Orthopaedic Surgeon