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West Monroe, LA
A 23-year-old female asked:

dull ache in the luq of my abdomen near rib cage, occurs at random, sucking in feeling over spot when i lay down. ?

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Abdominal ache: You are describing the area over your spleen. Ask your doc to examine you carefully. There are myriad causes for an enlarged spleen, unfortunately none of them good. Get it checked out soon!

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A 20-year-old female asked:

For the last couple of weeks I have a discomfort/dull ache in my right abdomen - usually lower however can fell as if under rib cage. What could it be?

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See doctor: Unfortunately there are several things that can cause this and so it is impossible to help with a question like this on these forums. See your doctor for further eval.
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