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woke up with really sharp pain under right rib cage

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Sounds benign: The pain does not sound like something to be worried about, but if it concerns you, have it checked out. You have universal health care up there, eh? ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Pain in back: Have you had any injury or vigourous activity the day before this came on? The pain can be coming from several different causes. If you break out i ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Pain under rib cage: Pain under rib cage can be due to many factors. What is your age? Where exactly is the pain. Consult with us to help you better. If you are older tha ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
See dr: Three days of pain should be evaluated by a health care provider as soon as possible. After drinking, there is the chance of intestinal ulcers/acid i ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Gallbladder?: While this is fairly nonspecific, pain in this location could be from gallstones or an inflamed gallbladder. Best to see your primary care provider fo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Pleurisy: Pain referred to the shoulder could originate from the diaphragm. See your doctor & get an chest xray. Need to consider pneumonia & also clots in t ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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GI: The sourse is your colon.....constipation leading to gas balooning is culprit.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to s ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your GP.: This could be bruised skin, muscles or cartilage of the ribs, broken/bruised rib(s) themselves, or some abdominal organ, like liver, gall bladder prob ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Pain under ribs: Well only about 1000 causes so need more information. So think and observe it more and send much more detail on what brings it on, makes it better etc ... Read More
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