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Pain in rib cage with a breathing problem

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Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

muscle. I'm not sure if it is above or under the rib cage . When I bend forward I can feel the fluid ... feeling. With short breathes it isn't painful but opening up my chest and taking deep... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)
Dr.  Shoaib Khan MD

near my right rib cage . It s not my lungs because I am still able to work out but it just feels like ... as twice I woke up aspirating acid and I read Gerd can cause breathing problems but... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shoaib Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Indu Kumar MD

for shortness of breath and pain on breathing on his right lower ribs. One doctor said it looked like a lower respiratory infection whilst another said atelectasis caused by musculoskeletal... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Indu Kumar ( Radiologist)
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

Hi, My boyfriend is 48 yrs old. For the last few days he's had a bad pain on his right side, up by his rib cage . The pain gets worse when he lays down. He also has a hard time taking a deep... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Rajesh Teli MD

suffering with pain and sores in mouth which comes and goes, now my main problem is I am having pain in chest ribs to the left side which is a mild one and a bit of breathing problem I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rajesh Teli ( Cardiologist)

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Dr. Vaishali Hebbar MD

i was asleep in the back seat of my suv on my right side while traveling. when I awoke my right side rib cage wasw in pain also i cant take in a full breath I have tried to apply heat and just ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaishali Hebbar ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Nishad BN MD

happens out of nowhere without warning when I breath in and the pain could leave me curling ...I just want to ask about what could possibly be the main cause of the sudden and sharp pain I feel ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishad BN ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Dalia Nayel MD

I ve been having some breathing problems lately, shortness of breath a lot. I ve been have ... random pains in my hip and ribcage lately. what could be wrong? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dalia Nayel ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

Every time I eat I get the worse pain on my left side about 2 ribs up from the bottom of my rib cage, I was in a major car wreck years ago but had laser surgery removing my spleen, part of my ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Shailja Puri MD

Hello, I want to ask a question. I been having a lot of pain on my right rib cage close to the breast bone. Everything I lay down, breath, or cough hurts. Could it possibly be having a fractured... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shailja Puri ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Nishad BN MD

Hi If pain while palpation on rib present it could be mostly costochondritis.If you having breathing problems really then an X ray chest should be taken to rule out other conditions affecting...

Dr. Vaishalee Punj MD

Yes go to the ER. Pain in rib cage may hamper your breathing and may damage your lungs.

Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti MD

Thank you for query. These pain may be due to rib cage infection or trauma or muscular pains or lung membrane pain etc.please consult doctor for further diagnosis and treatment.