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3 year old rib protrudes

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Dr. Sumanth Amperayani MD

Hi, we have a question regarding a 3 (almost 4) year old daughter. Today we noticed her left knee (actually the bone beneath - inside leg) protrudes much more significantly then her right side... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumanth Amperayani ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Grzegorz Stanko MD

My 19 year old son with history of malrotation of his stomach and bowel and at least 3 vulvulus of his large intestine is not in pain but I noticed his ribs are protruding around his... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Grzegorz Stanko ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Sumanth Amperayani MD

My Daughter is 3 years old and she is continously getting fever since 2 months every time we had ... is 3 Years old. And i am planning for long term course to reduce this for her... View answer

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Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha MD

My son is going to be 3 yrs old in March and I found a bruise on his ribs that has a white bump/lump in the center. At first I thought It would go away on its own, but It seems like it's getting... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Sumanth Amperayani MD

My baby boy of nine months old, the leftside rib (that may be 6or7) is slightly outwards than the right side.what is the problem? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumanth Amperayani ( Pediatrician)

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Dr. Himanshi Kashyap MD

my 3 year old boy has a protruding rib on the right side, the doctor said it is his fifth anterior rib protruding, he had an x-ray 15 months ago and hospital said it seemed... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Himanshi Kashyap ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

Hi, im a 27 yr old female and over the past 2 yrs i have been getting left sided chest pain, and pain in my left rib that also radiates to the back. my 3rd rib is protruding as that s... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr.  Mukesh Chugh MD

I am a 19 year old female. My rib on the left side has always been sticking out. And every now and then (at least once a day) I get a sharp stabbing pain, right where the rib sticks out, for a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mukesh Chugh ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

Hi. My son is 16 years old and he has an unusually shaped chest. His rib cage seems really high and sticks right out in the centre. His rib cage has always been quite high, but in the last 6... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr.  Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

Hi, I just noticed an odd shape to my 4 year old daughters ribs on the right hand side, it s not floating and feels like its part of her ribs could she have a protruding rib? it... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.   Binu Parameswaran Pillai MD

no need to worry unless it protrudes further

Dr. Basheer Ahamed MD

Hello, Rib of a 3 year old child is very flexible because it is a make of more of cartilage bone. As the age progresses the rib osifices and become less flexible.

Dr. Manisha Gopal MD

Was there any trauma at that site...it could be a rib fracture..get an x ray chest. Dr. M Gopal