Why does my left rib cage hurt?

I sometimes get times where my left rib cage hurts when I move or breathe. It's very rare that it happens, but when it does, it hurts like crazy.

I'm fifteen years old and when I was eleven, slipped on ice and broke four of my ribs (on the left side) on the curb.

I don't think it's anything serious, but I'd like to know what causes it.

Again, it's extremely rare to happen, but it's quite painful.

Any answer is appreciated.
Thanks :)
Anonymous User
Anonymous User
Asked Dec 20, 2012
The best person to ask is your doctor whenever you have your next appointment. Your doc is someone who is familiar with your medical history and can examine you.
Answered Dec 20, 2012
Thanks :) We're going tomorrow

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