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Decatur, AL
A female asked:

my left rib cage hurts really bad, but sometimes it won't if i lay a certain way. also i haven't been able to eat much or keep it down.. please help?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Be seen: If you can't eat or "keep food down" and you are having severe pain you need to be seen immediately and thoroughly evaluated. Things on your left side include your stomach and pancreas. Be seen for an accurate diagnosis and treatment options.

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Last updated May 2, 2017

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