Our expert says:
Dear Worried Student
You may have inflammation of the muscles between the ribs or the cartilage of the ribs (Tietze syndrome) often caused by a virus. It may help to use Voltaren gel on the area and to take a combination of an anti-inflammatory and pain tablet like Mypaid if you are not allergic to any of the ingredients.
If it persists, rather let your GP have a look at the area
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