ughhh anyone get this? im about to go crazy :(

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   Posted 5/20/2009 10:30 AM (GMT -6)   
Ugh so for 2 days now I have had this pain in my left rib? its like right underneath my left boob but more towards the middle of my torso.. when i touch it, it hurts.

im terrified and freaking out that i have an ulcer or something :(

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   Posted 5/20/2009 11:07 AM (GMT -6)   
I get a feeling that's similar to that its on the same side too but it feels like a gas pain or something. But of course I worry that's its other stuff iif it weren't for the fact that I recently had tests run I would think its something serious. I always say check with your PCP anyway to make sure.
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   Posted 5/20/2009 11:32 AM (GMT -6)   
Nellebutter has a good suggestion that it could possibly a gas pain. I have a chronic inflammatory bowel disease and when I get pain on the left side, it is almost always from gas. I agree that if you are concerned called your family doc. Good luck!
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   Posted 5/20/2009 12:52 PM (GMT -6)   
I agree w/the others that you should call your PCP. I have this pain due to my IBD and myofacial pain syndrome (chronic pain). It could be a pulled muscle too. Do you pick up a small child ever? That could do it.

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   Posted 5/20/2009 3:52 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh I get that pain every time its close to my period. Oh wow does it hurt.

I also found out when I get it on off times that it is because my bra is way to tight. And I'll loosen it and it goes away in an hour or so. Rubbing from the bra can cause it to be painful along with it being to tight cuts off blood flow. And affects the muscles in the area. Will be tendor to the touch.

But again it can be gas as well as I have the same problem A good sprite to make me burb helps a LOT. Natural burbing is so much better then a forced one.

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   Posted 5/20/2009 5:24 PM (GMT -6)   
weel i get it too and so does my boyfriend. For us, according to my massage therapist & his chiropractor, it is a pulled muscle. There is a large muscle that runs from the back just below your "wing" and runs around to the front.
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