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13 year old female ive been having pains under my

Patient: 13 year old female. ive been having pains under my boobs. Im assuming its my rib cage. Everytime i laugh or cough it hurts. this pain just started yesterday . Any ideas?

 

 

Doctor: Hi.Thanks for your elucidate history of pains at a position you explained and increases on laughing and coughing.M ost likely reason looks to a condition called costochondritis.Please take a course of anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen for you weight at 8 hourly interval after food and you may be fine.Definitely getting checked by a Doctor is always a good habit so that nothing is missed, diagnosed and treated in time so that the no problems in future.Hope this helps you.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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