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liver pain under right rib cage

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Need more info: Is it random or is there something you do that faithfully will trigger it. Can you put your finger right on the spot and cause increased pain? Or is i ... Read More

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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Possibly: I suggest blood testing for liver/pancreatic enzymes and a Helicobacter pylori test for bacterial gastritis
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, because: Liver is located largely above the costal (lower rib cage) margin.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: But it could be something else as well (lung issue, rib issue, etc).
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Serious: Cirrhosis is a serious condition, and can lead to liver failure. The tramadol will help with pain, but you need to make sure you follow their instruc ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco Izaguirre Gutiérrez
Specializes in Medicina Interna
Yes: In case your fatty liver causes enlargement of your liver this might cause some discomfort in that particular area especially with some movements or r ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Fatty liver: Fatty liver most probably not he reason for the pain nor the bump. It may be different problem, have it checked out
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Clinic visit needed: There are many causes of abdominal pain, some of which can be simply annoying, like constipation, others can be deadly. The best way to make sure it's ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Epigastric pain: epigastric pain can be caused by many things. The most common are acid reflux or ulcers. Pain there also can be caused by the gallbladder,lungs, or ra ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
The number one : Possibility is gallbladder issues in that area.
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