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a blow to the upper right abdomen just beneath the rib cage, pain is mild and constance, the pain increases when i bend over or lay down going 2years?

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Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
Gastroenterology 45 years experience
Likely not in abdome: Pain likely due to inflammation in rib cage called costochondritis and not in the abdomen.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me explain?: Blow to that area could cause what we call injury to the junction of the rib and sternum, this call osteochodrits, this could go chronic, other reasons are many, like mild injury the liver you get checked by doctor.

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