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severe pain in back under ribs

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience in Podiatry
Injured lower back?: That would be the most likely cause with what limited history you have given. The nerves to that area originate in the lower back
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Trescot
37 years experience in Pain Management
UTI vs porphyria: "light green pee" is an unusual symptom. The most common cause of fever and flank pain is a urinary tract injection (UTI) or kidney stone. If this has ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Kidney or spine: Kidney problems like stones cause back and/or flank pain which radiates toward the groin. Do you have any urinary symptoms? Spinal pain does not usual ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Get it checked: It may be from the muscles, kidney stones or infection may also give you urinary symptoms, some times gall blader disease includind stone may cause pa ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Splenic flexure: I would think this is splenic flexure syndrome caused by constipation. You need to be checked out.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
?: pretty general complaint it would be best to see a physician to help you figure this out
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Could me muscular : Pleurisy , lung/heart condition , from trauma or strenuous activity etc get examined for reassurance!
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Get seen: By the gravity of your questiion, you must be seen and evaluated.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Stm shldr, thgh pain: May be but more likely2 processes. Shoulder left rib pain could be from stomach , gastritis with or without H pylori, food intolerance ( fatty stool) ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not an orth: Probably not An ortho problem .should see a general surgeon
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Lau
22 years experience in Anesthesiology
Cancer pain: Not knowing your current medical condition, it is hard to say. If you are healthy, it may be a sign of fatigue or muscle aches and pains. If its worse ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Could B from an--: -ulcer, gall bladder, worst is a PE, or apical lung disease. U need 2 C Ur PCP & B evaluated, as U can C there are many causes.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
22 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
MRI: I recommend you get an MRI and see a pain management physician.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in 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 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Anxiety Disorder: I understand that you are going through lot of stress right now. Your muscle pain in back and occasional chest pain seems to indicate anxiety disorder ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It can: However, the more concerning thing to consider is gallbladder or liver issues. If you are having pain that comes and goes, it may be gas, constipation ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Early shingles?: There is the possibility of shingles being present with the rash presenting later intercostal neuralgia caused by a virus is also a possibility.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shady Macaron
19 years experience in General Surgery
Diaphragmatic irrit.: The shoulder pain described is a referred pain from a left diaphragmatic irritation. Therefore any thoracic or abdominal pathology that might irritate ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jim Trione
22 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Could be gallbladder: While there are many things that could cause the symptoms you describe, possible gallstones or gallbladder problems certainly rise to the top of the ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Go to ER: Get evaluated by an emergency room physician.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in 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
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Patel
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Seek attention : If the pain has been present for a long time and is getting worse it would need to be evaluated. If the pain is minor and does not interfere with any ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Indigestion: Pain under the left rib cage along with vomiting and a feeling of indigestion all sound suspicious for gastritis or ulcer. Some medications can cause ... Read More
A 86-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
?abdominal: Gas entrapment may occur in the colon as it turns in the left upper abdomen. Also there could be inflammation in this part of the colon. If this disco ... Read More

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