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Rib cage

For a week my right side of my rib cage has been in so much pain. I would like to know why since I have no medical problems or banged into anything?
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2114698 tn?1334478161
Maybe get your liver checked? I am overweight and kept having pain in my lower eight side of my ribs BAD....changng position helped kinda but it would hurt for a couple weeks and then feel better. After eating it hurt worse.
Come to find out I had Fatty Liver :/
If that sounds like whats happening better to know now and see if it can be reversed.
Good luck
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It could be broken ribs or costochondroma.  Sometimes people crack ribs without realizing it.  A chest x-ray could be done.  I'm not sure what causes costochondroma, which is an inflammation of the cartilage of the ribs.  It tends to travel around the chest.  

Of course, if a rash develops and you have had chicken pox, it could also be shingles.  
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