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A 22-year-old female asked:

why do i have a sharp pain under my right rib cage near the bottom when i breathe? i woke up one night and felt this pain when i would breathe

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Gallbladder?: While this is fairly nonspecific, pain in this location could be from gallstones or an inflamed gallbladder. Best to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation if its bad enough. Hope this helps!

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