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what cause pain on right side of back ribs

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Right sided pain: The pain can either be due to gall bladder disease or your liver.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be muscle : Strain, kidney infection etc. See your dr for reassurance.Take care!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Latifa Degraft-johnson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Evaluation needed: It is possible that it could be musculoskeletal or kidneys. I would advise being seen by your provider
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Dr. Christiaan Hend Griesel
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GO TO GP: PAIN ON RIGHT SIDE CAN BE LIVER OR GALLBLADDER OR COLON PROBLEM. GO TO GP FOR EXAMINATIOM\N.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Many things: Near the lower ribs, are kdiney, liver, gall bladder, duodenum, part of pancreas, large bowel as well as lower lung. For instance but not all inclusi ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience 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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Rib cage pain: I'm unsure as to what CVAT means. The discomfort you feel may be an irritated/inflamed intercostal nerve that runs between 2 ribs. Shingles can presen ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest wall pain: Could be as simple as costochondritis verses more complex problems as pleurisy or shingles.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: If it does keep bothering you then you can discuss management of symptoms with a physician.

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