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Have IBS-C,and got a new mattress months ago.It seems to have sunk in the middle.Ive woke up with back pain just below the rib cage all across.Normal?

Have IBS-C,and got a new mattress months ago.It seems to have sunk in the middle.Ive woke up with back pain just below the rib cage all across.Normal?

New mattress: Unfortunately, you may need to get a new mattress or return that one. A mattress needs to be firm enough to support your spine in neutral alignment. If your mattress sinks in the middle and you are having pain, you may need to switch mattresses. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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I have a burning sensation with pain in my lower back. And a pain just below my rib cage in the centre?

I have a burning sensation with pain in my lower back. And a pain just below my rib cage in the centre?

Pain: burning sensation in the back either muskeloskeletal(muscle and spine or kidney pain below the rib cage is a muskeloskeletal(ribs and muscle) use heat pad stretching esercise hydrate well take ibuprofen and give us more information to help you either see your PCP or you can have live consult one on one with one of our physician to discuss your problem face to face good luck ...Read more

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I have a severe back pain on my lower back below the rib cage and above the pelvic. it s has been coming and going. usually comes when the weather is ?

I have a severe back pain on my lower back below the rib cage and above the pelvic. it s has been coming and going. usually comes when the weather is ?

Pain: You must see your primary doctor who will take your medical history, examine your back, and order xrays and blood work. Hopefully there will not be any concern. Please let me know. ...Read more

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I have pain in back just below my right rib cage. Its been a week now . It can be uncomfortable to sleep.?

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I have pain in back just below my right rib cage. Its been a week now . It can be uncomfortable to sleep.?

Back pain: Need to have it looked at by your primary care doc. To properly diagnose & give tx. ...Read more

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I am having middle back pain and left side rib cage pain. Please help?

I am having middle back pain and left side rib cage pain. Please help?

Too many options: Could be lung, could be spine, could be spinal nerve, could be nerve between ribs, could be muscle. To answer this one without more information, you need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Have back pain that goes from the bra strap to bottom of rib cage. Make it hard to get in and out of bed, pain can be so bad .?

Have back pain that goes from the bra strap to bottom of rib cage. Make it hard to get in and out of bed, pain can be so bad .?

Back strain: People who strain their back are surprised at how severe and sharp the pain is. I have experienced this myself on two occasions. The symptoms from a back strain will improve in time. Rest, otc meds for pain, gentle stretches, massage, body work, etc can all help. Work on core strength once the pain is gone. www.spine-health.com/conditions/lower-back-pain/pulled-back-muscle-and-lower-back-strain. ...Read more

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Pain located in the loser right side, just under rib cage and lower right back. Pain is a nagging, buring pain that does not move.

Kidney?: You might be suffering from a kidney stone or infection. You can see your doc for a urine test and possibly an ultrasound. Motrin may make your pain better in the mean time. ...Read more

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Left back pain where the rib cage ends, also to the side of the body at the same level. What can it be? It hurts when I make pressure no other symptom

Left back pain where the rib cage ends, also to the side of the body at the same level. What can it be? It hurts when I make pressure no other symptom

Back pain: This could be many things - more information would be needed. If there was a strain or lifting - it could be a muscle strain. If fever or cough - could be pneumonia. If fever or symptoms when you pee - could be kidney infection. If a rash around that side of back with blister like lesions it could be shingles. If the pain persists follow up your physician. Good Luck ...Read more

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Back pain when i breath in on both sides under rib cage?

Pain on breathing: How long have u had this? Do you have fever or cough or chest congestion or vomiting or nausea and is it associated with meals?. It could be form a variety of things best to see ur doc. ...Read more

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Slight twinges of pain in rib cage and middle back pain cancer?

Cancer pain: Not knowing your current medical condition, it is hard to say. If you are healthy, it may be a sign of fatigue or muscle aches and pains. If its worse not relieved by over the counter medication or topical remedies, i would see your physician to check out all the possibilties of the back/rib pain. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more