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Why does my rib hurt when I breathe?

Whenever I take a deep breath I get this sharp stabbing pain. What could be causing this?

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well did u break it....bcuz my art teacher broke hers and it hurts to move so ya that could be y

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I don't believe I broke it because I didn't receive a traumatic blow or done anything physical in the past few days. It may be bruised or maybe too much pressure on it because I was carrying a heavy bag and it leaned against my side.
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o well....i hope it gets better :P
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Thanks
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:D :P ur welcum
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not drinking enough water

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No it's not that. Trust me I've been drinking plenty of enough water.
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You need more vitamin D. Also try eating more fruits and drinking more water. :)

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I'll try eating more fruits and getting Vitamin D, but I know that water is not the problem. Thanks.
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ok your welcome. :)
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it's possible that you broke or bruised your rib doing something strenuous, or that you are not getting enough vitamin D, which can cause your bones and joints to ache

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Bruised lung or rib possibly

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If you have been running

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probably just bruised or broke it. does it hurt to move your torso or is just when you breath?

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Both but it hurts more when I breathe
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I would talk to your doc to make sure though. it sounds like a bruisd or broke rib though
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Don't sleep face down on the bed cause the bed presses your chest !

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This happens to me time to time. I figure its just cramps.

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I have this time to time. I don't know what it is, but try holding your breath for a couple seconds. It helps me!

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Helps me to do this too
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