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Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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,my two rib cages and lower back burn so much I'm really depressed.

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,my two rib cages and lower back burn so much I'm really depressed. I feel like my ribs are so tight and ready to blow out of my body
Hi--have you had a doctor's evaluation for the back and rib pain?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
My doctor hasn't a clue and just wants to. Give me pain killers
OK Samuel--does the back pain radiate around the course of your ribs toward the front?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Yes it does and gives me feeling I have to pass urine
OK Samuel--so just to check here--your doctor hasn't run any tests like a urinalysis or an MRI of your spine?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Yes Mri scan results negative. Urinary check. Negative
And did your doctor to a digital--finger in the rectum--prostate exam?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Yes. I went through turp operation in 2011. Prostate was paired like an apple.this past 6 mths I've had this terrible feeling at ribs and urge to pee. Doctor has checked my urine and everything is clear.
Sorry for the questions but what part of your spine had the MRI and are you saying it was totally normal?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Whole spine. Just a bit of wear and tear they said around lumbar region
One last question Samuel--your doctor has no thoughts at all about what's causing the pain?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Not a clue and couldn't care less. I feel so suicidal
I understand Samuel. All I can do here is give you my thoughts but the possibilities here are a prostate infection even with the normal urinalysis or otherwise perhaps a penetrating peptic ulcer. I personally would perform upper endoscopy on you and I would give you a two to for week course of Septra to see if that took care of the problem
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