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what can cause pain on my right and left side, right beneath my ribs?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Upper ab pain: Causes of upper abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: gallstones, hepatitis, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammation of the bile duct or gallbladder, obstructed intestines, and problems of the chest such as angina, heart attack, pericarditis, pneumonia and pleurisy.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

Pain on my ribs?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Many possibilities: Ribs may hurt for many reasons, such as trauma (bumped into something, somebody poked a finger into the ribs), coughing (bad cold & cough symptoms), jogging/running (breathing heavily for a while), weight training or sit-ups (over exertion while exercising), irritation in the rib's bones/muscles/cartilage/linings, a tumor (rare), etc... If symptoms don't go away quickly, one must visit a doctor.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Im having pain on my left side behind my ribs what could this be?

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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Interventional Cardiology 23 years experience
Many things: This should be evaluated. It could be the muscles, the nones, the cartilage, the esophagus, stomach, heart, lungs, aorta. You should see your doctor for a thorough history.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What could lead to pain on the left side under the ribs?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Several things: In order to achieve a specific and correct diagnosis with symptoms like this, you'll need to visit your doctor. Only after a face-to-face evaluation will he/she be able to properly diagnose and treat you.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What could be causing pain on my right and left side, beneath my ribs?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Many thins: Pulled muscle. We need more information. It could be muscle strain, stomach-lung- intestinal issues. If having significant pain and discomfort, then see doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:

What can I do for pain on left side of chest and center of chest?

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Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 36 years experience
See your doctor: Chest pain, especially left sided can be the result of cardiac disease. Please see your doctor for an evaluation.

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