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intermittent pain under left rib cage

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Enlarged spleen: The spleen normally doesn't hurt when enlarged. A 14 cm spleen doesn't appear to be significantly enlarged if measured by ultrasound. If you have no o ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
You : You need to have a complete medical evaluation as it sounds as though your pain has been very persistent. Pain under the left rib cage could represen ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Cole raub
37 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Gas can get trapped : Gas can get trapped under diaphragm causing sharp intermittent pain. Other possibilities might be splenic enlargement from some cause, or inflammatio ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
It depends: Chest pain can have multiple other reasons if not your heart. It may be your skin, muscles, bones, lungs or lining of lungs, food pipe "esophagus" dis ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Needs exam: With the history you provided you need to be seen and examined, probably an ultrasound of your abdomen is warranted after being seen, good luck
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hard to say: If more front of abdomen, just under ribs on left side, and no fevers or signs / symptoms of general illness, then likely is gastritis. Can be worsene ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Pulsation: Possibilities include an irritability of that abdominal muscle, pulsation caused by the inferior surface of the heart's muscle or a prominent pulsatio ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Throbbing chest pain: There are many possibilities. You should report this to your doctor and be seen for a physical examination and tests to determine the cause. Because ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Moran
18 years experience Pain Management
Muscles: Probably muscle spasms. Try heat, massage, rest, stretching antiinflammatories. If that doesn't help after one week, see doctor.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Different causes: Usual causes of rib pain are trauma, musculosketal bruise , fx, or muscular strain.Inflammation in anterior cartilage so called costochondritis( (vira ... Read More
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