Pain in ribs
Whenever I move a little i have pain in ribs.... Sometimes it increases alot... Have to sleep curled can't even sleep straight... Having it since 3 days... Checked up with local doctor said it was gas trouble... Had medicine he gave but no use..
Doctor Answers (2) on Pain in ribs
Costochondritis usually has no apparent cause. Treatment focuses on easing your pain while you wait for the condition to improve on its own, which can take several weeks or longer. Costochondritis usually goes away on its own, although it might last for several weeks or longer. Treatment focuses on pain relief. Over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs pain relievers. Heat or ice. Try placing hot compresses or a heating pad on the painful area several times a day. Keep the heat on a low setting. Ice also might be helpful. Rest. Avoid activities that make your pain worse. Consult Orthopedician for further evaluation...
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