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Dr. Dan, Bariatric Physician (MD)
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Sharp stabbing pain along rib cage especially when i lift or

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Sharp stabbing pain along rib cage especially when i lift or bend. Also sometimes if I use my right leg to pull myself up..recently had bronchitis
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: No swelling but kinda feels like a knot there..its getting worse instead of better
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Had an upper respiratory infection also, taking strong antibiotic for it..has been hurting for about 2 weeks and before antibitic
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Bariatrics
Expert:  DR.EHTISHAM replied 9 months ago.

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