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I’m having trouble with tender ribs mostly on the left side,

Customer Question

Hi, I’m having trouble with tender ribs mostly on the left side, where curves around at the top, if the press inside on the bone it’s very tender, constant dull ache sitting down and bending
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: mone none
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Nope
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.sOrders replied 15 days ago.

Age and gender please? Otherwise healthy? When did you have a physical by your doctor last? How long have you been symptomatic?


Customer: replied 15 days ago.
28 male, yes healthy, quiet a while ago... been having symptoms for a while
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Just getting more noticeable now
Expert:  Dr.sOrders replied 15 days ago.

Any trauma to the chest? Do you workout regularly? Please also all my questions above as well.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
No trauma to chest, yes do a lot of physical work at work, so I would say I exercise regularly
Expert:  Dr.sOrders replied 15 days ago.

Thanks for the info. Most probably you're experiencing some inflammation in your rib joints due to heavy physical work. You may try NSAIDs such as Motrin or Aleve for some relief. An examination by your doctor is also advisable.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I have this poking out slightly Duno if this anything but this area that feels tender most inside the rib cage
Expert:  Dr.sOrders replied 15 days ago.

I can't tell you the significance of that just from the pic and as I said above, you should get an examination by your doctor as well. Thanks