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A 23-year-old female asked:

I take lansoprazole in morning due to acid reflux. i have ibs & im lactose intolerant. i have a bubble (uncomfortable knot, not painful) in my right rib, it goes and comes back. it hurts to touch. i have tried a food diary but nothing stands out?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Right rib cage: The gall bladder, liver and some intestines are located just below the right lower ribs. Your physician can examine you and then order a right upper quadrant ultrasound and any other tests that he/she deems appropriate. In the meantime avoid fried and fatty foods.

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