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Pain under left and right rib cage

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: Therapy depends on the cause. You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical exami... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Could be: But if you are being treated for GERD and still have the symptoms, better get re-evaluated, wish you well
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
General Surgery 24 years experience
Rib pain: Rib pain on both side of the chest can be muscular, lung or heart related. Seeing a doctor wouldn't hurt.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Moammar
Specializes in Pulmonology
Stomach pain : Taking excedrin on an empty stomach can cause gastritis ( inflammation of the stomach ) . Aspirin and nsaids are recommended to be taken after meals.... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
Pediatrics 20 years experience
.: Is it new or long standing? Need more information - is it painful, does it move etc. Or check with your physician.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Coughing pain: If you are dealing with bronchitis, the vicious cough could be the cause. If you were older i would consider a cracked rib due to coughing. Could also... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Absolutely: The intercostal muscle insert on the ribs and can certainly go into spasm. There are a number of potential causes and usually a detailed exam and app... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Gerbino
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Need more info.: Structures in that area are spleen, kidney, diaphragm, and intestines. True muscle spasm that comes on after exercise is most likely diaphragm and wil... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Need more: Information. Any associated symptoms, duration of symptoms and exactly what discomfort means to you
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Several things: are possible including muscle/ligament strain, infection, inflammation of the lining of the lung. If lower down on the side, then could also be relat... Read More

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