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Pressure under rib cage

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 29 years experience
Need exam: I would recommend that exam be done in a hospital. I wouldn't delay, especially if you smoke, have a family history of heart disease, are overweight..... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Chest/abd pain: Could be reflux, elevate head of bed , consider ranitidine one a day or previcid or both or may be gas or just nerve irritation. or could you have h... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
Cardiology 33 years experience
Chest pain: While it is not possible to make a diagnosis or give specific advice in these little text boxes, in general we take chest pressure seriously, and when... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Be seen: You need to be seen to rule out any potential cardiac or pulmonary abnormality, some of which are potentially life threatening.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Jaramillo
A Verified Doctoranswered
undefined 16 years experience
It could be : It could be a variety of conditions. My first thought is gas passing through a portion of your large intestine called the hepatic flexure. This is the... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Low back: Tenderness of the low back could come from lumbar muscles, vertebra, or kidney/ureteral origin. If your symptoms persist or worsen see your physician ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
General Surgery 36 years experience
Possible: This is the proper location for gallstone related symptoms. Check with your doctor. Ultrasound or other testing may be warranted.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
undefined 51 years experience
Symptoms: There are multiple possible causes for what you describe. The best course would be to see your doctor and be evaluated. Suggesting specific possibilit... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Try a laxative: Try a laxative. Constipation can cause intermittent pain like that. Also a kidney stone and gall stones (sometimes missed on ct with contrast) are pos... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
No: An abdominal hernia is a protrusion of stomach through the diaphragm and is usually asymptomatic, although it can be associate with gastro esophageal... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Your diverticulitis : May have caused this. See a GI and get checked also for ibd/ inflammatory bowel disease. Take care! http://www.Cdc.Gov/ibd/.