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nothing serious than to wait and risk problems later. So yes, get it checked right away! ;) i have a small lump on my ribs, about 2 to 3 inches down from the breast,its not on the breast at all... its small and circular...
The differential diagnosis or list of possible things that could cause what you're describing is a mile long (or at least it seems like it).  A number of factors come to mind.  In older (former) smokers w/high blood pressure,
Go see your family doctor!  S/he is trained to evaluate the cause of your pain and treat it.  You can probably safely ignore occasional pain but if it persists and affects your sleep, it's time to get checked out.  Good luck!
Jason is right about VO2 max, and that if your body doesn't get enough oxygen your muscles will not be as effective. Getting a stitch while you run or progressively do exercise is quite normal, especially if you are just sta
Thank you so much for your response. I am very thankful! They have put me on some steroids and antacids for now which has seemed to help tremendously with the discomfort and have thought my discomfort to be due to the overly
Any injury?  Repetitive motion(s)?  Any new drugs?  Fevers, sweats or chills?  Unexplained weight loss?  How much alcohol do you consume?  Any jaundice (yellowish tinge to skin)?  How about cola colored urine or clay colored
I have pain under my left rib cage that radiates down to my left frontal side of my abdomal area... have complained about the left rib pain and many had found out they had a cyst on their spleen by an ultrasound...
pain in the right upper quadrant (under the ribs), even stuff that isn't typically associated w/pain... or ligament being strained? I feel the same pain, its more like the lower part of the rib.  Please...
My advice is to have it checked by a doctor, redbeast, if only for peace of mind. Constantly ruminating over things like this can lead to an anxiety disorder or depression which is not something you would want.  Ian
I would suggest you make an appointment with your physican

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Complications ... cases of scoliosis, where the curve is 70 degrees, or more, the rib cage can be pushed against the heart and lungs, causing brea ... » Read on
How it is performed ... locate the person's sternum (the breastbone), where the rib cage divides, place the heel of your ha ... » Read on