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sudden sharp pain under right rib cage

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unclear: If you are having pain under the right rib cage, it may be your gallbladder. Rib trauma/fractures are also a possibility, depending on the scenario. ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your GP.: This could be bruised skin, muscles or cartilage of the ribs, broken/bruised rib(s) themselves, or some abdominal organ, like liver, gall bladder prob ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Pain under ribs: Well only about 1000 causes so need more information. So think and observe it more and send much more detail on what brings it on, makes it better etc ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Sounds benign: The pain does not sound like something to be worried about, but if it concerns you, have it checked out. You have universal health care up there, eh? ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Could still be: Your gallbladder. Many time the GB doesn't empty properly, and removing it relieves the pain. This can be tested for with a CKK HIDA scan, which track ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Talk 2 Ur parents .: Need eval by gastro-enterologist. Usually happens after a fatty meal, & commonly refers 2 the back & sub scapular area. C if it runs ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
How many days-pain?: Does the pain come and go or constant,is it gone or still there, how many days you had it. DPossible causes id it go to back. WAs it associated with n ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain under the: rib cage may be due to a collection of gas in the large intestine which curves under the rib cage on both sides of the abdomen...the "shaking" of runn ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Gallbladder??: Right upper quadrant pain suggests gallbladder disease, ulcers, liver problems... A normal GB US does not totally rule out GB DZ. Have you had a HIDA ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience Neurology
Sounds cardiac: These symptoms could indicate a cardiac cause such as an arrhythmia. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation and further management.

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