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what would cause left side bottom part of rib cage push out about an inch alomg with pain

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Pectus excavatum: It is usuallay a congenital condition that if very mild can go undetected. It is hurtfful but not harmful unless it severe. Warning signs are shortne ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Hmm???: Without knowing your history, nor examining you it is difficult to say. Visit your doctor to get a full examination and figure it out.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Possibilities: Muscular injury, rib fracture or a hematoma (blood bruise) are all possibilities. A history of fall or trauma puts all of these as strong contenders. ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Pain: She needs immediate medical attention
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Gallbladder: The gallbladder is on the right side, so it would be unlikely to be the cause of left sides pain. There is a rare entity known as situs inversus where ... Read More
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Gallbladder is right: Your girlfriend should see her doctor now. The gallbladder is on the right side not the left. An organ called the spleen and part of the intestine is ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A number of causes:: 1: from your spine; 2: from the ribs, underlying lung or the heart; 3: underlying abdominal structures, like spleen, colon, pancreas, or left kidney. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Spleen: Enlarged spleen and transverse colon.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Umer Malik
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Left back pain: The differential diagnosis for your condition is huge. It could be a pain from kidney stone to localized muscular pain to a referred pain from underly ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Spleen: The spleen is not normally (or barely) palpated in the left upper quadrant (luq) of the abdomen. It may be appreciable in thin people or if the spleen ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Plan: Your description as very good. But we still can not make a diagnosis on line because you need clinical evaluation and definitely some tests. Please, ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bret Boyle
27 years experience Wound care
Spleen & stomach: Lower edge of spleen and upper edge of stomach are in this area.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Lump: Hard to tell exactly what it is without seeing or feeling it, but if it is well circumscribed, mobile, chances are it is a sebacious cyst - a cyst ori ... Read More

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