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Floating left ribs deformed

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Dr. Saurabh Gupta MD

the left side of my rib cage is a little bigger than my right I have no pain and all my organ are in good shape from the complete abdominal I did. I was wondering if it is normal to have one rib cage ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saurabh Gupta ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  T Shobha Deepak MD

I have left rib pain and PVCs following a pulmonary function test 4/24/14. I went to emergency room ... a small one was noted on a PET scan. My cardiologist thinks a floating rib got injured... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Shobha Deepak ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Sameer Kumar MD

33 year old generally healthy female. Continuous pain and swelling over lower left rib area below .... No physical deformity . Any ideas? It seems very much so muscle related but its slowly gotten... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sameer Kumar ( OBGYN)
Dr. Rajinder Bajoria MD

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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rajinder Bajoria ( General Surgeon)
Dr.  Raju A.T MD

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

Answered by : Dr. Raju A.T ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Jnikolla MD

hi-one of my ribs (the top part on my left side) sticks out loads and looks twisted/deformed. My back is perfectly straight and my ribs on the right are completely normal. I m not sure if it s... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jnikolla ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani MD

On the left side of my rib cage it sticks out and looks deformed. its been progressivley getting worse over 4 years and now i have sharp pains in my left ribs. Is this something i should... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani ( General & Family Physician)
Jay Indravadan Patel MD

Im a 19 year old male. I was born with a deformed rib on my left side. Im scared to go to doctor ... at the bottom and up under the rib it brings the pain down. Any idea what this is? ... View answer

Answered by : Jay Indravadan Patel ( Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist)
Dr. Aashish Raghu MD

well on my left side. my rib like caves in and like the bones on the bottom make like a big bump. my ribs have never bothered me before until like last year, Im scared to go and see a doctor cause i ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Aashish Raghu ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kathy Robinson MD

I have cracked or bruised one of my floating ribs on the left hand side. Can you prescribe something that I can utilize over the counter? I have had a history of breaking/cracking these ribs;... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kathy Robinson ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

Costochoindritis ; or a fractured rib or muscle spams

Dr. Raju A.T MD

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.

Dr. Chintan Solanki MD

Either calculation is wrong or there may be one more rib on upper side called cervical rib. Need x ray and physical examination by professional for confirmation.