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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Right sided pain: The pain can either be due to gall bladder disease or your liver.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Tough: How long has problem occurred ? Could be many causes. Early shingles, spasms between ribs, irritation at rib/cartilage junction, something going on ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain below rib cage: Could be gas in colon or lung issues infection versus clot, ( especially if on birth control and smoke) , or spleen if had injury, or kidney stone / ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience General Practice
Need more info: It could be many things. If the pain is so bad that it is interfering with your sleep and quality of life, then it needs to be checked out by a physi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Weissman
23 years experience Internal Medicine
A few possibilities: This could be (1) musculoskeletal pain (like pulled muscle, broken rib, vertebral compression fracture), (2) kidney pain (like kidney stone or infecti ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Back,rib pain: More information about your symptoms is needed. Is the discomfort Sharp,jabbing, and fleeting? Does it hurt to take a deep breath or turn,twist,bend? ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Two main reasons for pain in that area. 1-urinary tract system. 2- muscular-skeletal system. There are many other reasons but those the most common o ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Perlman
57 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Kidney?: The organ you describe is probably a kidney, but you can experience pain in that area coming from a number of different organs, including liver, stoma ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an in ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
Dr. Joe Lee answered
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pain for 4 days: It depends if the pain is getting better or not. If it is getting better, then you should not be worried. If it is not getting better, then it becomes ... Read More

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