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abdominal pain below rib cage

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Possible hernia: You could possibly have a small incarcerated hernia. Have your physician evaluate it.

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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Further evaluation: Is needed as he has significant risk factors for coronary artery disease.
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Ye, could be heart.: To interpret your presumed concern, issues in the bottom part of the heart could cause upper abdominal pains - a stress test would be a good idea as y ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably normal : This is probably normal for your first pregnancy but it would be best for you to discuss with your obstetrician who may want to perform an ultrasound.
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Any complain: While pregnant especially if persistent, should be checked with your obgyn, so hope you have one and go and pay him/her a visit.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
Many things: Many things can cause your pain. If it is changing for the worse, which it sounds like it is, you need to see your doctor. One of the things that ca ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Gallstones?: This could be any number of problems involving the stomach, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, . A full history and physical along with diagnostic testing ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are many potential causes. An irritation of a nerve in the mid back can cause pain that radiates around one side of the trunk. Gallbladder, lu ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Mills
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Multiple: Possibilities are numerous 1 gallbladder attacks 2.Musculoskeletal--rib pain 3. Lung problem--infection , clot etc should see an md to be exam ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: You could have injury to spleen. It can result in intra abdominal hemorrhage and even shock, so I would go to the Emergency Room right away for full ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Ache: Recommend blood work to check liver functions, if not already done.

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