I wonder will this pain ever go away.It is constant.My whole rib cage.Front, sides and back.I just stopped taking my pain meds. when I realized they weren't even helping with the pain.Dr. said I only needed to take them if I was in alot of pain.SO I stopped taking them like I was.Pain is the same with or without meds.All this time I thought the pain meds. were keeping the pain at bay but it seems to me now it was doing nothing.Now I have kinda gotten use to the pain sad to say.Has anyone ever had a dr. explain the rib pain to them.I am gonna call rd tom. and asked a couple of questions I forgot to ask last week.First about the cold chills,fatigue and pain cycle and the constant rib pain.