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Appendicitis Pain Under Ribs
Can chronic appendicities cause rib pain like pain on my ribs or can that be due to my right sided intestine inflammation?
Yes: Any process occurring in the abdomen could potentially lead to referred pain to adjacent structures, so the rib pain may be from appendix. The pain could also be due to a different process, such as fracture or inflammation from the appendix. Have you spoken to your doctor about the pain? Have you had a recent chest x-ray or other diagnostic imaging? Do you have fever? Have you had recent labs? ...Read more
Could I have appendicitis? I had a light pain in my ribs and gose into my back and the left side rarely
Very unlikely, but..: The brief report suggests low odd to have appendicitis, but without a comprehensive evaluation, no one can tell for sure what may cause your described symptoms. But, something can be done correctly for right care by following instruction/suggestion in articles on http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Welcome to contact me or see your local doc. Best... ...Read more
Do I have appendicitis. Woke up to severe pain on saturday and am still having pain in my lower right abdonen and up my side below my ribs!
It is. Pssible: Have it checked before the weekend.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have cramps on my right side just underneath my ribs. Sometimes severe but not always. Loss ofappetite is present too. Is it appendicitis?
Possible Gallbladder: See your doctor. Some common symptoms are pain after eating, pain radiates to your back or right shoulder, nausea. Fullness in the upper middle of the abdominal area. ...Read more
Appendectomy in 2007 appendicitis never showed up in blood or scans my stomach is hurting under right rib cage for months dr doesn't know what to do?
If your doctor: Cannot give you explanation or diagnosis for your symptoms, it is time to ask for referral to a specialist. Abdominal pain can be caused by any number of conditions, and it may or may not be related to your previous appendectomy. Ask your doctor for a referral to a gi specialist. ...Read more
Do I have appendicitis? I am having severe pains in my right side. The pain is between my lowest two ribs near my hip and also in my lower back. It hurts to breathe and when I pull my right leg up to my chest, it hurts quite a bit. It started yesterday an
Hello.: Hello. I do not know if you appendicitis. Sometimes the pain from an inflamed appendix can start around your naval. The pain usually worsens and then can be felt in the area of the appendix (right lower quadrant of your abdomen). Usually the area is tender when touched. You likely donâ€™t feel like eating if you have appendicitis and you can experience nausea, vomiting or a fever. You indicated that you have been coughing & sneezing which makes the pain worse. You certainly could have strained muscles from this. I once coughed so hard that I broke my rib. The way I am visualising your pain, it doesn't jump out as appendicitis. However, with that said, appendicitis can have a number presentations. The basic recommedation in medicine, is that any new source of severe abdominal pain should be emergently evaluated. So, it you are having severe abdominal pain (i was having a hard telling if it was flank/back) you should have it evaluated post haste. ...Read more
Appendicitis or no. Got crampy feeling on right side under rib cage twice but hasn't came back. Dizziness. Going poop a lot more than usual, dark color?
Typically no: Appendicitis can masquerade as multiple abdominal pain complaints. It is not typically associated with chest pain in presentation. There are many kinds of conditions which cause chest pain that are not cardiac in origin. Appendicitis is typically not one of them. Chest pain needs to be evaluated, and appendicitis is a serious surgical condition. Seek medical attention for further evaluation. ...Read more
Under stratum bone in chest pain. It's comes and goes and it hurts when I breath sometimes. Can that be caused appendicitis?
No, appendicitis: Presents as pain in the Right lower quadrant of the abdomen, or rarely the Left lower quadrant. It usually presents with a fever and nausea. Sternal pain when you breathe is caused by inflammation of the joints that connect the breast bone to the ribs, which is what you probably have.. ...Read more
I had pain around belly button if I press in right lower abdomen...Sometimes sharp pain below right chest fully. Is it appendicitis?
No: If this is something that comes and goes or disappeared (you wrote "had") then it's gas or something viral. ...Read more
I have bad cramps in my stomach and my back on the right side, it hurts to lay down on it. I also have chest pains as well. Is it gas or appendicitis?
Abdominal Pain: Right sided abdominal pain has several causes. The pain from appendicitis tends to be more constant than crampy. Pain that comes in waves is more in keeping with gas or could be kidney related such as infection or a stone. Be checked if this persists soon! All the best. You also have an ovary and gallbladder on the right that can cause pain. ...Read more
Had barium enema. Result says acid reflux into appendix. What does that mean? I have gastritis. Do I have acid escaping my stomach? Or is it appendicitis? Trying to find cause of severe pain around the ribs. Pain persists after gallbladder removal.
Many possibilities: Pain under the ribs can be due to an underlying problem or referred pain from another area. On the right side, it could be your gallbladder, given your gender and age, this is a strong possibility. On the left side, stomach problems can cause discomfort, underlying kidney infection, pancreas disorders, musculoskeletal problems, liver or spleen problems, can also manifest with rib discomfort. ...Read more
Could be gallbladder: Gallbladder pain is typically under the right side of the rib cage and/or area right at the bottom of the breast bone, and radiates to the back. It usually occurs about 30-60 minutes after eating, and may last hours. See you doctor if it persists or gets worse. ...Read more
Perhaps: Back pain, belly pain, and other pains have been reported. Blood clots can occur with hormonal contraceptives. If your rib/chest pain does not rapidly improve, is severe, or if you have trouble catching your breath, see your doctor right away. With breathlessness, consider going to an urgent care or er. ...Read more
Depends: That is where your liver and gallbladder are. It's hard to say without examining and possibly ordering some tests. ...Read more
There are a number: Of significant pulmonary and vascular disorders that could be causing your symptoms. You need to see a health care provider for an evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have had right back rib pain for seven weeks. I did not fall or injure myself. X-rays negative. What's up?
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
What test would u ask my gp to order for persistent rib pain. I mentioned it to her and I feel like she blew me off?
Maybe none: If you're rib is tender, this may be just inflammation of the cartilage. There's not a test for this. Ct or xray could be done if there's a possibility of fracture. But since there really is no treatment for a rib fracture, other than pain management, it's a lot of $$$, for what may be little gain. ...Read more