health conditions


Question by  ezgrader1 (9)

What could cause the left rib to stick out more than the right rib?

My left rib is sticking out more than my right rib.


Answer by  Vanasatchy (816)

Left ribs stick out mor than the right rib because the heart is on the left side of our body. The left ribs proptect our heart form external injuries. They save ones life


Answer by  zabs (27)

If the ribs are painful then you are suspected to have scoliosis a few people also develop uneven ribs at birth.


Answer by  holdengal (693)

The left side of your body contains your heart. The right side does not. Your heart sits behind your ribs forcing the left side to slightly stick out.


Answer by  aks (221)

The structure of your body may be such. There is no need to worry if it is not causing you any pain. But it is advisable to visit a doctor.

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