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A 34-year-old male asked:

I have pains around my diaphragm area all the way from the front to the back ?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Evaluation: More details would be helpful. If the pain is on the rib cage itself, musculo-skeletal pain may be the cause. Local heat and Motrin may relieve the pain. If the pain is below the ribcage, sources of the pain may include liver, gastric and splenic disease Ruling out gallbladder disease and screening labs are suggested. Please drink fluids, monitor your temperature and rest until seen. Check temp.

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Last updated Jul 9, 2020

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