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Back and Rib Pain

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 26, 2006
  • 10:29 PM

Hello all, I have been having severe back pain with rib pain. The pain is almost imobilizing in the morning. The pain starts on the sides of my spine but eminate into the kidney region. On most days, the bottom of my rib cage, on both sides in close next to the sternum is sore. I have been to 3 Dr.'s and 2 different Chiropractors. They have drawn blood, x-rayed, looked for Gallstones via ultrasound and nothing. The Dr.'s keep saying see the Chiropractors and vice versa. I hit the Chiro for 3 weeks which seem to help a little but pain never went away. I have not had an MRI done yet but was told that they are only 80% accurate.
I am about 25 lbs over my target weight but I really don't think it would be enough to create this type of pain. I am only 33 and feel like I am an old man. If anyone has these type of symptoms and has found the cause, please reply. Thank you for you time.

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  • You need to see a Kidney Specialist right away. This is very important. They will do many different kinds of tests one being a cat scan. The MRI is important. You could have something really serious going on there.
    jcjjjs 14 Replies
    • December 27, 2006
    • 01:12 AM
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  • try prolothrapy or biopuncture if you can find someone
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • November 1, 2007
    • 09:44 AM
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