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Rib pain

Rib pain: Introduction

Rib pain: Pain occurring on or around the ribs. See detailed information below for a list of 31 causes of Rib pain, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Rib pain:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Rib pain. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Rib pain:

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Rib pain: Symptom Checker

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Rib pain: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Rib pain

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Rib pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Rib pain

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Rib pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Rib pain

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Rib pain: Related Rare Diseases

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Rib pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Rib pain:

The list of organs typically affected by Rib pain may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Rib pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Rib pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Rib pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Rib pain. Of the 31 causes of Rib pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 28 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Rib pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Rib pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Rib pain:

The following list of medical conditions have Rib pain or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Rib pain Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Rib pain based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Rib pain?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Rib pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Rib pain:

    Medical Conditions associated with Rib pain:

    Chest pain (1053 causes), Rib symptoms (157 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Rib pain:

    Chest pain (1053 causes), Side pain (33 causes), Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Pelvic pain (164 causes), Broken rib, Rib cartilage injury, Osteoarthritis (29 causes), Rheumatoid arthritis (17 causes), Multiple myeloma (2 causes), Osteoporosis (313 causes), Chronic steroid use, Osteochondritis, Muscle aggravation/injury

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