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I have irregular pulsations below rib cage of the rightside. What could that be?

I have irregular pulsations below rib cage of the rightside. What could that be?

Several causes: This could be vascular or muscle related, but your best bet is to have it examined by your healthcare provider since the causes are so many. ...Read more

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I have an unusual amount of tender cysts (20+) under the dermis , around my rib cage some a > quarter. Should i be concerned?

Probably not: There are so many possibilities i suggest you see your doctor or a dermatologist. It depends on what they look like and how long they have been there to even suggest a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hello. my cga and 5-IAA test came back abnormal I'm waiting to see the specialist. I've got. lump under my rib cage. should I get this checked sooner?

Hello. my cga and 5-IAA test came back abnormal I'm waiting to see the specialist. I've got. lump under my rib cage. should I get this checked sooner?

Unlikely: It sounds like you are monitored for recurrence of a neuroendocrine tumor. If this is the case, recurrence in the skin or the soft tissues of the body is unlikely. More typical sites are in the lymph nodes, liver, and the tissues immediately surrounding where the tumor was originally removed. But if there is a continued concern, a biopsy of the lump could be considered. ...Read more

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Ache/pains below left rib cage.Gp felt nothing abnormal.Symptoms still here & making me feel nauseous.Feels like pressure and sometimes like grumbling?

Ache/pains below left rib cage.Gp felt nothing abnormal.Symptoms still here & making me feel nauseous.Feels like pressure and sometimes like grumbling?

?gas: Below the left rib cage the colon takes a sharp turn and this is a common area for gas entrapment. Drinking hot water and applying a hot water bottle to the area helps break down the gas and helps you pass it. Taking simethicone 1/2 hour after meals prevents gas. Your physician is best to evaluate and advise you about appropriate tests and possible referral to a gastroenterologist if necessary. ...Read more

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I'm imuran (azathioprine) and I've been having unusual cramping pain and swelling below my rib cage that has been getting worse. What can it be?

Cannot say in: your particular case, since you are likely on imuran (azathioprine) for a particluar reason, and that reason is likely connected to the cause of the pain!
Ulcer, musculoskeletal pain, liver or gallbladder (if on the right) ulcer/stomach irritation (if on the left or central). ...Read more

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I have had pain inside my left rib cage now for a year. I've had a colonoscopy , CT scan, ultrasound with nothing abnormal. Could it be my spleen?

I have had pain inside my left rib cage  now for a year. I've had a colonoscopy , CT scan, ultrasound with nothing abnormal. Could it be my spleen?

Doubtful: Abnormality of spleen (anatomically) would show on sono, and/or ct. Functional abnormality of spleen would show on blood count. Can't tell here what it is, possibly lung, pleua, diaphragm, or musculoskeletal. Follow up with md. ...Read more

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Spasm under left rib cage?

Yes: That can happen. The diaphragm is the muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. The muscle can spasm and cause pain that is sometimes hard to diagnose. Breathing and stretching exercises can help. ...Read more

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Pain in the lower rib cage area?

Pain in the lower rib cage area?

Several causes: In young persons, lower thoracic pain could be due to local trauma (bruise), pain associated with a virus (if the child has a fever), pleurisy (inflammation of the lung's lining), bronchitis, pneumonia or some other cause. If the pain continues, or if there is fever, see the doctor. ...Read more

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Got pain lower part of rib cage?

Varies: There are a number of possibilities, I would not hesitate to be seen. Potential causes can include pain at the rib bone/ cartilage junction (costochondritis), a thoracic radiculopathy, pleurisy, or from an organ just under the rib such as the liver, lung, gall bladder, stomach, etc. don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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What causes the rib cage to grow?

What causes the rib cage to grow?

Contents within: The chest grows at a programmed rate from birth 2 accommodate the organs within. ...Read more

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What can cause pain below rib cage?

What can cause pain below rib cage?

There's so much--: -B low the rib cage U have a whole book written on each organ. Needs a little more specificity. A few things that R B low Rlisted. Kidneys, liver, spleen, stomach, small bowel, aorta, vena cava, colon.....list of just 1 of these has many possible causes.

B more clear on where the pain is. Just under, R or L & describe the pain. Cramping, after meals, ... ...Read more

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Is a deformed rib cage correctible?

Yes , surgically: Surgical correction is possible depending on the extent. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of the rib cage?

What is the purpose of the rib cage?

Multiple: The rib cages protects your heart and lungs from blunt trauma that otherwise might injure them. It maintains the size of the lung cavity and provides sites of orgin and insertion for a variety of muscles that assist with your breathing. ...Read more

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Do you have fat under your rib cage?

Do you have fat under your rib cage?

Not typically: If you mean deep to the rib cage, then the answer is typically no. The structure underneath the ribs is the pulmonary cavity which contains the lungs. There is not normally fat in the pulmonary cavity. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What origin is under right rib cage?

What origin is under right rib cage?

Liver: There are several including the liver, gallbladder, the lower portion of the right lobe of your lung, and the upper right portion of your small and large intestine. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Pain left upper side next to rib cage?

Pain left upper side next to rib cage?

Several things: are possible including muscle/ligament strain, infection, inflammation of the lining of the lung. If lower down on the side, then could also be related to the digestive system or spleen. A physician can help after a more thorough discussion about timing, severity, exacerbating factors and about your medical history. ...Read more

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What does having a large rib cage mean?

What does having a large rib cage mean?

Usually nothing un-: -less you suffer from chronic lung disease. Check your family history & see if it runs in your family. If no respiratory symptoms, may be genetics. If symptomatic get in touch with a pulmonolgist (sp). Cheaper way is to see your PCP for evaluation & get referrals if needed. ...Read more

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I have pulling pain under right rib cage?

Varies: Multiple potential causes, from superficial causes such as a pulled muscle, costochondritis , etc. Or a deeper cause which can include problems with the liver, lung, or fall bladder. I would not hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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What is under your rib cage of your right?

What is under your rib cage of your right?

The Liver: The body of the liver is being the right ribs. Also in the area is the right kidney, adrenal gland, and part of the colon. The gall bladder is found associated with the liver as well. ...Read more

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What could be causing pain in my rib cage?

Pain: Many things. Among them, your rib could be broken. You could have an infection. The pain could come from something other than your rib. Cancer might do it. Pain from the lung, heart, sternum, liver, spleen, diaphragm... Maybe a more specific question could be better answered here. ...Read more

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Pain on right side, ,achy..inside rib cage?

Pain on right side, ,achy..inside rib cage?

Probably : a simple muscle pull. If it hurts with certain motion and feels painful on the surface that's most likely. Get it checked out if it worsens ...Read more

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Right side sharp pains, bottom of rib cage?

Right side sharp pains, bottom of rib cage?

Talk to your doctor: Muscle pain, liver pain, gall bladder disease or pleurisy are likely causes. Please talk your doctor about it. ...Read more

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Which organ causes pain below left rib cage?

Which organ causes pain below left rib cage?

Lots of stuff there: On the left side are the stomach, spleen, diaphragm (muscle for breathing), ribs, a part of the colon (large intestine), the tail end of the pancreas, etc... Pain can be from the ribs and their cartilage, a swollen spleen, stomach acidity/gastritis/reflux, muscle strains in the abdominal muscles or diaphragm, excess stool or gas in the colon, pancreatitis, a cancerous tumor, etc.... ...Read more

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Please help! pain in the rib cage left side?

See a doctor: And read this, it may help you understand of what i think the cause of your pain may be
http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html. ...Read more

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What is under someones left bottom rib cage?

What is under someones left bottom rib cage?

Spleen, tail of pan-: Creas, kidney, colon are the main organs.
See your doctor if you are experiencing symptoms there. ...Read more