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A 52-year-old female asked:

What can cause pressure in right back under rib within a few minutes of eating? no galbldr. did have inflam of liver and lungs on ct. sle dx.

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Dr. Scot Lewey
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Many causes : If there is inflammation of lining of solid organs it is called generally serositis, of lung lining specifically pruritis. Liver inflammation broadly known as hepatitis but usually not painful. Lupus commonly causes serositis that can cause pain in chest, back, and abdomen. Speak to the health care provider caring for your lupus about your symptoms and treatment, e.g.Anti-inflammation medication.

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Last updated Jan 31, 2015

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