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what organ is under left rib cage

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Perlman
57 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Kidney?: The organ you describe is probably a kidney, but you can experience pain in that area coming from a number of different organs, including liver, stoma ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Lisecki
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Lung: The lung is immediately under the rib cage.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Lots of stuff there: On the left side are the stomach, spleen, diaphragm (muscle for breathing), ribs, a part of the colon (large intestine), the tail end of the pancreas, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Spleen?: Easily ruptured in car accidents and trauma.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Spleen: The spleen is in left upper quadrant of the abdomen. Your kidney is also here but is further towards your back or flank area.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Spleen: Enlarged spleen and transverse colon.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
There are a few...: The stomach, colon, and spleen are probably the 3 closest organs to the area you are describing. The liver has a left lobe near here. The tail of the ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Spleen, stomach , bowel, pancreas , rib are a few organs of concern . A thorough history and physical examination of your condition by a medical phys ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should be evaluated and have chest Xray to find the cause so be treated.
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Dr. Daniel Royal
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
Consider Colon Spasm: Organs associated with left side of body beneath anterior rib cage are colon and spleen. A "knot" could be somatic (muscle) dysfunction related to vis ... Read More
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