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Hip and rib pain

I was diagnosed with PsA a couple of years ago and the Humira kept it down for a while. But several weeks ago I developed pain and stiffness in my lower back/hip area and in my ribs. My ribs hurt to the point of not being able to take a deep breath and the pain makes it difficult to turn over in the bed. I am waiting to see my rheumatologist about this issue but wondered if anyone has experienced something similar. Thank you for any assistance.

  1. Hi @T.Woody, I can hear how painful this is for you. I am so glad you reached out to our community, and I really hope you hear back with our member's personal experiences with this. In the meantime, I wanted to send you these articles about hip & rib pain. I really hope you can get into your rheumatologist soon and get relief. Jill, team member

    https://psoriatic-arthritis.com/living/hip-pain
    https://psoriatic-arthritis.com/answers/chest-pain-costochondritis-tietze-syndrome

    1. Thank you for your reply and the information!

      1. yea I have that and for a year after gallbladder removal(partial) thought I had similar issues. After a Ct scan confirmed no issues found out that inflammation of the spine where the ribs attach can cause pain. When I have it it starts in middle back. Radiates around the sides and across the abdomen. If it’s a bad one will curl up with really bad pain.

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