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When I lie down I have this pain on my right side that

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When I lie down...

When I lie down I have this pain on my right side that catches once in a while, and is very painful under my lower rib cage. It only hurts when I lie down and I can hear a wheezing.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

Worse when I lie down, I've had it all week

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I had a heart attack in April, 4 Stent put in, I also have Barretts, I am 74, my gall bladder has been removed, I had pneumonia in March of last year with a partially collapsed lung

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Do you have shortness of breath, increased urinary frequency, urinary burning, heartburn, diarrhea/constipation, nausea, vomiting, fever, loss of appetite, bloating, gas, tenderness on abdomen/chest?

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Some constipation
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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago

It is likely to be Costochondritis; it is inflammation at the junctions of rib and cartilage or with the breast bone / sternum. Local analgesic ointment, or spray, chest brace and warm compresses with Ibuprofen is helpful. Another possibility is muscle sprain. Please read about the costochondritis;

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/costochondritis/DS00626

Abdominal wall can be responsible for this pain. ACNES (abdominal cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome) can be a possibility and the diagnosis can be confirmed by the subcutaneous infiltration of the local anesthetic like xylocaine. If the pain disappears completely, this substantiates the diagnosis. Abdominal wall pain can occur from nerve entrapment syndrome, irritation of intercostal nerve roots, anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment, rib-tip syndrome, myofascial pain and trigger points. Your doctor should consider these abdominal wall problems for your pain (especially in the absence of the visceral symptoms).

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