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what is causing left pain around the rib cage, especially after eating? i have been able to still pass gas and my bowels are regular. i have been taking pepcid (famotidine) and tums to alleviate the pain, neither have worked.

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Dr. Sanober Butt
19 years experience Pulmonology
GERD : Gerd /hiatal hernia should be excluded as a cause, for which appropriate treatment depends on the severity.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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