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I have been suffering from pains in back and front and back

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Hi,
I have been suffering from pains in back and front and back of my ribs, which is reducing me to tears and stopping me from sleeping. I have also been throwing up and going hot. The pain soothes slightly when im in the bath. I have tried taking gaviscon just in case its acid. I have also tried taking pain killers but nothing seems to help.
Thanks
Jenna
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.

Please provide more information regarding your question so I can help you in detail.

Any history of cough or cold?

Any history of fever?

Diarrhoea?Vomiting?Nausea?

Since how many days are you having these symptoms?

Pulse rate?Blood pressure?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Last time i had a cold or cough was about 6 months ago. I cant remember the last time i have a fever. This is the second day on the row but a year ago i got taken to hospital due to the pain which they said it was just a dodgy chinese.Thanks
Jenna
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

I think this can be costochondritis.

Costochondritis can cause chest wall pain as you describe.

It is an inflammation of the cartilage that connects a rib to the breastbone.

You can try heating pads and take OTC NSAID like motrin.

I hope this helps

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your help i will try that, :)
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 1 year ago.

Thank you.