A 29-year-old female asked:
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my boyfriend is experiencing sharp pains in the back under his rib cage it hurts him to move and he's throwing up what should i do?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
ER: Get him to the ER since there is no way to tell how serious his condition may be.
Answered on May 2, 2016

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