A 26-year-old male asked:
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i ve got a sharp pain on the left side under my rib cage, it come and goes, and it hurts a lot when i breath in deeply or after i ate, what can i do?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your Family Doc,: To be evaluated, investigated ; treated properly. Good luck and best wishes for the new year.
Answered on Dec 31, 2013

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