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I have severe pain where my solar plexus and rib cage meet,

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I have severe pain where my solar plexus and rib cage meet, I am also very sore and tender in the area of my right rib cage, this pain started Sunday (6 October)

In April I had two rods, 4 screws and a bone graft to repair a fractured spine.

Three weeks (19th October) ago had a bad fall (have Parkinson's) I attended hospital accident and emergency last Sunday, (6th October) was concerned the at some of my metalwork had come loose. Doctor there said I probably cracked rib.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Thanks for this question

I'm very sorry about this.

What triggers the pain?