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A 65-year-old female asked:

I have persistent pain under my ribs on the right hand side of my ribs, sometimes it feels like a heart attack. this comes and goes. i also have excess gas and different parts of my body itch so badly that i scratch until they are bruised. i?

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Dr. Juan Guarderas
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Need exam: I think that you need a careful evaluation, specially of your liver and gallbladder. This evaluation will include lab tests and probable imagining like ultrasound or CT. Some liver disorders can produce generalized itching. Please check with your local doctor. Best wishes.
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