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tight feeling under rib cage
A 51-year-old female asked:
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely yes: Would discuss with your GI doctor and or surgeon.
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
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Likely Yes: Symptomatic gallbladder disease is usually resolved with surgery. Consult with your gastroenterologist. Likely yes, surgery. Good luck!
A 16-year-old female asked:
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:
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:
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
A 66-year-old female asked:
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:
37 years experience Family Medicine
.: If medical work up ok may want to consider a chiropractic evaluation.
A 28-year-old female asked:
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
A 24-year-old male asked:
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: See your doctor and get your self tested for H pylori stomach infection.
A 15-year-old female asked:
49 years experience Psychiatry
See U PCP for : Evaluation and work up to r/o appendicitis.
A female asked:
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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