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Rib Pain in Left Side

I am 60 yrs old and suffring from left Ribs pain from last 15 days. I have taken pain killer but not releif, so please consult me for that problem. Thanx with regards in advance.
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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain
Bangalore | General Physician

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Hello There. I can understand your concern. at this age, you should not take these kind of complains lightly. kindly consult a MD consultant physician in person for further evaluation and management. You might need to get a X-Ray and a ECG also . As of now, you can take a cap. Pan-l half an hour before food. but do not delay your visit to the doctor. Best regards., Dr. Anil kumar jain.
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Dr. Chethan R S
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Hello there..... . 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.... Consider anti inflammatory medication for few days.... Consult your orthopedician if symptoms persists.....
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Dr. Sameer Sahay
10 yrs. of exp | Pune | Consultant Physician
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You will need an xray to ensure there is no fracture and no pleurisy. You will also need a clinical checkup from a competent MD or DNB Physician for that. Don't delay considering your age Regards
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