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Old 06-27-2003, 08:39 PM   #1
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Question Left Rib Pain and Cest pain

I have been having left rib pain for about 2 months and it seems to be getting worse latley Ive been having chest pain and that comes and goes but these pains happen everyday..any suggestions as what it may be ..

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Old 07-01-2003, 02:58 PM   #2
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Have you considered, Costochronditis, immflamation of the chest wall? sounds a lot like what I have, usually you can tell if this is what it is by pressing on the breastbone and it will be tender.

Old 07-01-2003, 03:04 PM   #3
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thank you for your reply I will look into that thanks again

Old 07-03-2003, 11:48 AM   #4
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If it's pain under the left ribs, check into making sure your spleen isn't enlarged. It often causes no symtpoms, but sometimes manifests itself as pain under the left ribs, just under where the diaphram is. Some other symptoms are back pain and abdominal fullness.

Old 01-11-2006, 06:20 PM   #5
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Re: Left Rib Pain and Cest pain

I have costochronditis and am considering getting a steriod injection. How do you treat it.


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