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A 31-year-old member asked:

please explain dull ache, pain right below left rib cage?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Left rib pain: Consider spleen issues or rib costochondral issues.

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A 19-year-old male asked:

Difference between pain and ache ?

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Pain hurts & can: have a number of different qualities. Aching is one type of pain. Ache = continuous, dull pain.

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