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A 35-year-old male asked:

i have been having pains in my left side under my rib cage sometimes there is a burning feeling and it feels like something is going to bust ?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you.

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