A 45-year-old female asked:
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pain that comes and goes, behind my left rib, i'm scared its pancreatic cancer, i've been doc they said muscular but y does it keep coming back ?

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Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Think the worse: Katie, when we have something that comes up with our bodies that is not usual for us, we always seem to think the worse and for a large majority of the time it is not the worse that we have. There are a lot more questions and answers needed before I could give you a reliable response. You may wish to consider a virtual consults. RJ
Answered on Mar 4, 2016

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