A 31-year-old male asked:
i have pain undernearth my right rib cage, most the times i feel it when i am cough or when i lay down especial on my right side what could be the cau?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman answered
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Right rib cage pain: Could be gallbladder, check sonongram or liver . has been seen with lung pathology like pneumonia or may be inflammation of pleura the membrane covering organs(lung,heart), rarely lesion or autoimmune. Check liver function tests, sonogram, CXR. f/u w/doc /urgent care.
Answered on Sep 21, 2015
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