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A 22-year-old female asked:

What causes a burning feeling under the right rib cage?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
Many things: can cause discomfort. Need a complete medical history and exam. Pain could be from muscle irritation, nerve irritation, shingles, gallstones, gastritis, stomach ulcer, kindney infection, kidney stone, urine infection, constipation, etc, etc.
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