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A 43-year-old female asked:

I have a pain on my right side above my ribs. it hurts a lot and i can not lay on my left side., when i lay on my left side it hurts really bad?

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Not enough: information. Did you break a rib? Trouble breathing? Fever? A lot more information is needed in addition to an exam and possibly x-rays or chest/ribs, perhaps U/S of upper abdomen.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

What could be causing pain on my right and left side, beneath my ribs?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Many thins: Pulled muscle. We need more information. It could be muscle strain, stomach-lung- intestinal issues. If having significant pain and discomfort, then see doctor.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What can cause pain on my right and left side, right beneath my ribs?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Upper ab pain: Causes of upper abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: gallstones, hepatitis, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammation of the bile duct or gallbladder, obstructed intestines, and problems of the chest such as angina, heart attack, pericarditis, pneumonia and pleurisy.

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Last updated Jun 18, 2014

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