A 41-year-old member asked:
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What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

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Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Gallbladder: The most common cause would be gallstones. Other possibilities would be ulcer pain, reflux, pancreatitis and some types of liver disease. See your physician and get it checked out.
Answered on Dec 10, 2019
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