... I am a 34 year old male, with a deformed ribcage .. My lower
ribs in the left side, sticks out making a curve inwards just under
the large breast muscle ..
Its been like this since I was a kid ..
But basically, this has grown into a major problem, and its ruining
my confidence and life in general completely.
I went to my doctor who sent me to a specialist, he sent... (1 replies)
... I don't think I have Pectus Excavatum, from what I've seen on that, it's when the centre, where the two ribcages meet, in the centre of the chest bend inwards. ... (16 replies)
... hey thanks..
well, its the lowest right rib.. it doesn't effect my chest. None of those pictures look like me. Hmmm.. maybe its related to that tho those pictures look alot worse than what i have.. (16 replies)
... Depending on the severity, it can cause symptoms of shortness of breath, chest pain and decreased pulmonary function. There are treatments for this, surgically depending again on the severity and symptoms. ... (16 replies)
... I have something similar.. its the lowest rib on the right side seems to be bent inward.. its not really painful at all but since im thin, its noticeable if u look at that area.. i was also wondering if its something that a doctor should look at.. ive read about something called slipping rib but that comes with pain and i dont have any pain.. whatever it is i'd like to... (16 replies)
... My husband has something like that, his right rib cage is bent inwards. I think he's had it from birth. His right chest muscle is actually smaller too so he's had to weight lift to even out his appearance out. From what I've read, it's common, some people have it much worse. ... (16 replies)