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tight feeling under rib cage

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely yes: Would discuss with your GI doctor and or surgeon.
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Probably: In addition to hida scan you probably had an ultrasound study to determine presence of gall stones, sludge etc. Indicative of gall bladder disease. 15 ... Read More
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Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Likely Yes: Symptomatic gallbladder disease is usually resolved with surgery. Consult with your gastroenterologist. Likely yes, surgery. Good luck!

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Back pains: If the discomfort under the rib cage is in the right upper front abdomen, gall bladder disease is a probable cause. With mid or left upper abdominal d ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgard Janer
Specializes in Rheumatology
Needs further eval!!: At your age, need to know duration/ onset of symptoms, need physical exam!! Our concern is missing a tumor or malignancy!!Labs and imaging with CT or ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
GERD: Sounds like gastro-esophageal reflux disease . Essentially the acidic gastric contents passing up into the distal esophagus due to an incompitent eso ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A woman in her 60's with new pain under the ribs plus nausea... may be having heart attack chest pain with nausea. That means not waiting at home to s ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
.: If medical work up ok may want to consider a chiropractic evaluation.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Kahn
Dr. Joel Kahn answered
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Possibly gallbladder: Pain in the right upper abdomen associated with nausea may be due to gallstones. Try avoiding spicy, fatty, and fried foods, if the symptoms persist, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: See your doctor and get your self tested for H pylori stomach infection.
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
41 years experience Family Medicine
Strain?: Did you lift or strain? This can cause rib/side pains. Are you coughing or short of breath? Think of bronchitis or pneumonia. Are you having nause ... Read More
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