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Severe rib pain

Aug 26, 2017 12:55 PM

Hi everyone I'm having extremely severe pain in my ribs ecpecially when I lie down, has anyone else had this? I think it may be tietzes syndrome?

Aug 26, 2017 1:04 PM

Could it be costochondritis? That's severe pain in that area. It is common with fibro.

Aug 26, 2017 1:08 PM

AnimalLover2 yes that's what I'm thinking, I just don't know what to do about it as I can't wait to see a rheumatologist in this much pain and I'm also feeling very faint and I did faint yesterday🙄

Aug 26, 2017 1:59 PM

Online it says ibuprofen or naproxen. Heat or ice. Light stretches. Hope this helps.

Aug 26, 2017 2:00 PM

Try and relax and take it easy! Don't do a lot of lifting or moving things around! It eventually eases off but it takes time.

Aug 26, 2017 5:23 PM

My ribs hurts on and off but I never thought too much about it . 🤗🤗

Aug 27, 2017 5:46 AM

Thanks everyone, I'm going to the doctors about it anyway as I'm feeling really faint and I couldn't even get out of bed yesterday as they hurt so much!

Aug 27, 2017 1:58 PM

I'm sorry your having so much pain. 😣 My ribs hurt when I have fibro flare it is definitely no fun. You are in my prayers.

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