Intercostal muscle

What is Intercostal muscle?

A group of muscles that run between the ribs and help in chest wall movement. There are 2 kinds of intercostal muscle which are external and internal , important for respiration.

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I heard a pop or something on my left side and my lower ribs and the muscles below hurt
could it be an intercostal muscle strain? Should I go the...

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Brief Answer:
probably muscle pulling or rib contusion

Detailed Answer:
I don't think you should go to er since serious injuries can't occur after...

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Im under treatment for severe uncontrollable muscle "spasms" which often leave me with sharp pains areas of ribs on right, back then front, even...

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Brief Answer:
Anxiety/Intercostal muscle spasm/Revert back with TMT.

Detailed Answer:
Hi Sherideluna,
Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com.
I...

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I have a quarter sized soft lump/mass just under my left shoulder blade along my rib cage. My doctor thought it may be a lipoma but the ultrasound...

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hello,
Rib strain is an injury to the muscle or ligament attaches to that rib.It will cause swelling if there is muscle tear and it will take...

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