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what would cause severe pain if pressure is applied just under the lower rib on my right side on my back

A 28-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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Needs workup: Attention: any chest pain should be taken seriously and needs to be discussed with a physician as soon as possible as heart issues can manifest in non ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farbod Farmand
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Dislocated rib: You most likely have a dislocated rib that did not heal correctly. A way to confirm this is if your chest hurts when you push directly on the area of ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Stylman
37 years experience General Surgery
Gallbladder: While there can be many reasons for your pain; classically gallbladder pain starts in the upper right abdomen, below the ribs, and can spread to the b ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
E.R. checks appendix: Lower right abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pain: See your doctor to rule out gall bladder disease.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Foraminal stenosis: Possible. Would have it checked out by a doctor/urgent care to make sure not other issues like new disc compression/infection, gall bladder, kidney ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: This location low for kidney problem beside if you have kidney problems you will have other symptoms. Also nerve injury usually follow certain patter ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Hard to tell: Pain can be caused by many things. Back pain on the side could be liver or spleen depending on the side. It can be a spine issue-thoracic if along the ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. James McClurg
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
This : This degree of pain is unusual for pure musculoskeletal problems to the "ribs" of to the thoracic area. You are not giving much information but i woul ... Read More
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