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36 weeks pregnant. Experiencing a burning sensation on the left side of my ribcage. Can be pretty painful at times. Should I be concerned?

36 weeks pregnant. Experiencing a burning sensation on the left side of my ribcage. Can be pretty painful at times. Should I be concerned?

Probably not: It is very common to get a deep internal pain in the ribcage. If the pain is on the left it's even less concerning because in general there aren't a lot of severe conditions that cause "left upper quadrant pain." it's basically from stretching of the ribs and the peritoneum, or internal sac that contains your uterus and intestines. Unfortunately there's not a lot you can do about that pain! ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Help! I have burning sensation in the vagina when 36 weeks pregnant?

Help! I have burning sensation in the vagina when 36 weeks pregnant?

Vaginal infection: Burning sensation in the vaginal could be a sign of a viral or bacterial infection. Herpes for example causes burning sensation of the vulva or vagina. Being pregnant, with hormonal changes can also cause those sensations as well. Have your obgyn examine you and do some cultures if necessary. ...Read more

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Hey I'm 36 weeks pregnant. I've been having reply bad burning sensation in my left legs when they go numb. What can I do to stop it?

Hey I'm 36 weeks pregnant. I've been having reply bad burning sensation in my left legs when they go numb. What can I do to stop it?

Pressure: Likely there is some compression of a nerve that's causing numbness in your leg. Increased edema and swelling due to the weight of the uterus on the nerves running through the pelvis that innervate your leg is the cause most likely. I can nearly guarantee that this sensation and the numbness will go away entirely when you aren't pregnant anymore. If it remains after delivery, see a neurologist ...Read more

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I have middle back pain on each side below the ribs and burning sensation. I had this pain when I was pregnant but was on one side and didn't go away.

I have middle back pain on each side below the ribs and burning sensation. I had this pain when I was pregnant but was on one side and didn't go away.

It is difficult: To know for certain given your description but sometimes urinary tract infections or kidney infections can present with this picture. It would be prudent to be evaluated by a health care professional to make certain you are not missing something more serious. Make an appointment today. ...Read more

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I feel tightness and burning sensation in my chest during 8 wks of pregnancy is it Normal or something serious?

I feel tightness and burning sensation in my chest during 8 wks of pregnancy is it Normal or something serious?

Acid Reflux: Hi, I assume you have Acid reflux as the incidence is increasing during pregnancy due to many factors including abundance of hormones which relaxes the Esophagus and also uterus pressing on stomach, consult with your Ob/Gyn doctor and good luck. ...Read more

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Is chest and breast burning sensation along with headaches sign of pregnancy or acid reflex? Five days late and have pcos how to know if ovulated?

Is chest and breast burning sensation along with headaches sign of pregnancy or acid reflex? Five days late and have pcos how to know if ovulated?

Check a test: If you are concerned that you are pregnant then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. In minutes you will have your answer. ...Read more

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Can a dislocated rib cause a burning sensation in the breast?

Can a dislocated rib cause a burning sensation in the breast?

It could, but...: True rib dislocations are caused by high energy trauma, not bad posture, muscle spasm, or ctd. There are some health professionals that reportedly manipulate dislocated ribs back in place, however, anatomically the joint bet. Rib and vertebrae is so rigid that the dislocation/relocation process is a trauma/surgery relationship. See your ob/gyn or pcp for an exam and to discuss other causes ; tx. ...Read more

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What can I do to help a burning sensation when I urinate I'm 12 weeks pregnant?

What can I do to help a burning sensation when I urinate I'm 12 weeks pregnant?

Go get checked NOW: In short, if it burns get checked at your doctor or find a new doctor or come see me! The most likely cause is a urinary tract infection or bladder infection and not treating or waiting to "see if it goes away" is too often a bad idea. This can cause kidne infections and serious problems can occur. Not worth taking a chance! ...Read more

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Hello I have a burning sensation on left side under rib cage along with nausea and a fever of 101?

Hello I have a burning sensation on left side under rib cage along with nausea and a fever of 101?

Get evaluated: Fever, vomiting and worsening pain are all serious symptoms that warrant evaluation at your local health care facility or a call to your doc with directions. Possible organs involved include lung, spleen, gallbladder, stomach, esophagus and diaphragm. Could be a viral infection of another type of infection. Don't delay, ask a friend or family to go with you. ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks and 3 days pregnant. Why am I having a "burning" sensation feeling all over my stomach?

I'm 34 weeks and 3 days pregnant. Why am I having a "burning" sensation feeling all over my stomach?

Skin stretching: If this is your first pregnancy, the abdominal surface skin is being stretched for the first time and the elastic cells contained therein are trying to accommodate those changes. There are several "stretch mark" oils and creams that can help with this sensation when applied liberally. ...Read more

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Pain and burning sensation in my stomach. Pressure near my rib cage. Feels like my stomach is on fire. Any idea?

Pain and burning sensation in my stomach. Pressure near my rib cage. Feels like my stomach is on fire. Any idea?

Stomach acid?: We all produce stomach acid; we need it to digest our food. But excess acid irritates the lining of the stomach - even though it's built to withstand a high-acid environment. If a sore develops, it can deepen into an ulcer. Another acid-related condition is reflux (heartburn). Hyperacidity syndromes are treatable with acid blockers, & many can be purchased over the counter. Do see your doctor! ...Read more

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I'm 12 weeks pregnant. Every time I'm finished eating I feel an internal burning sensation where under my right rib cage. Is this normal?

I'm 12 weeks pregnant. Every time I'm finished eating I feel an internal burning sensation where under my right rib cage. Is this normal?

No: Please call your OB u may have gall stones, or other, if you have gall stones you will want to know so they can modify your diet and they will want to do surgery after you deliver unless it would be an emergency while you are pregnant, and you may need to be delivered a few weeks early if you have problems at the end, please call your OB so he can evaluate or refer you for the proper workup. ...Read more

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I am 6 weeks pregnant. My cramps have been fairly mild but recently I've started having a burning sensation type of cramp. Is that normal?

I am 6 weeks pregnant. My cramps have been fairly mild but recently I've started having a burning sensation type of cramp. Is that normal?

Cramping/pregnant: Sometimes as the uterus grows there is discomfort, but in pregnancy pains /discomforts should be evaluated. It may be a UTI which is very important to treat or a vagina infection and you should check the fetus is in the uterus. Please call your doctor today or go to urgent care for evaluation ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation under my left rib. When I bend down or over or twist it moves across my stomach. The pain don't worsen after meals.

I have a burning sensation under my left rib. When I bend down or over or twist it moves across my stomach. The pain don't worsen after meals.

Rib: Since this seems to occur with movement, my suspicion is more likely musculoskeletal in nature. It should resolve more quickly with rest and temporary pain relief. As you know, if things worsen or fail to improve with simple measures, it's time to get it checked. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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