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Abdominal pains, left/right, lower of rib cage, had the problem before, did all the tests, nothing was found, but the colonoscopy assisted to take the pain away, this was in June 2016, pain is now back and I still don't know the course? Please help!

Abdominal pains, left/right, lower of rib cage, had the problem before, did all the tests, nothing was found, but the colonoscopy assisted to take the pain away, this was in June 2016, pain is now back and I still don't know the course? Please help!

Possible constipatio: Are you perhaps constipated? The fact that the colonoscopy helped you previously might mean that the bowel prep had alleviated the symptoms. It might be worth having a plain abdominal X-ray which will show faecal loading. Further investigations will be needed if this is ruled out. ...Read more

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Please help! Pain under right rib cage / abdominal area after surfing?

Please help! Pain under right rib cage / abdominal area after surfing?

Muscle: You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this with that provider. ...Read more

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My left side in between my rib cage and my abdominal hurts and it feel like a bubble, what can this be?

My left side in between my rib cage and my abdominal hurts and it feel like a bubble, what can this be?

Constipation: Most likely backed up gas or stool. If constipation is a regular problem, try some daily psyllium in a glass of water. For transient constipation, you can try a dose of Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). ...Read more

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My belly really hurts it burns under my rib cage in the middle and my whole abdominal area hurts. What can I do to ease the pain?

See a doctor: I would recommend seeing a doctor since I am not there to see the condition or what may be causing this kind of reaction. ...Read more

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I have crohns and I am having sharp pain in my right lower abdominal and under my rib cage. It comes and goes in all circumstances. What can it be?

I have crohns and I am having sharp pain in my right lower abdominal and under my rib cage. It comes and goes in all circumstances. What can it be?

Crohn's: The right lower quadrant is a common area for a flare of Crohn's disease. If you have noticed new symptoms of pain, you should consult your doctor. Sooner maybe better than later, in an effort to try to keep a possible Crohn's flare from worsening. Good luck. ...Read more

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In between my rib cage and abdominal there's this "twitching" that doesn't stop it happens once in awhile (doesn't hurt at all) I did abs day before?

In between my rib cage and abdominal there's this "twitching" that doesn't stop it happens once in awhile (doesn't hurt at all) I did abs day before?

Muscle spasm: What you are experiencing is most likely spasm of some of the anterior abdominal wall muscles. They may be reacting to the work you did recently. If you continue to do controlled workout regularly, the problem should subside and stop. ...Read more

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I have abdominal pains and stitches on my rib cage also frequent urination but not painful?

I have abdominal pains and stitches on my rib cage also frequent urination but not painful?

Need to see doctor: It sounds like you have a urinary tract infection. You need to go to a doctor or clinic and have them check your urine. If it is not the problem then they may have to do a pelvic exam as some sexually transmitted diseases can also cause frequent urination. Please be seen by a healthcare professional as soon as possible. If not treated these types of infections can cause serious problems. ...Read more

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I have had painful stabbing like pain on the right side of my abdominal. It hurts in random spots from under my rib cage to my pelvis area?

See Doctor: Pain like you describe is a concern. Many possibilities from kidney stone to appendicitis. It may be a pulled muscle or gas pain. There is no way to tell without an an exam so I recommend that you see your doctor. ...Read more

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11 months ago I had a baby and still feel my insides churning under rib cage; abdominal/ ovaries cramping, what could it be?

11 months ago I had a baby and still feel my insides churning under rib cage; abdominal/ ovaries cramping, what could it be?

Unclear: It's unclear to me what could still be causing you this churning feeling. If you had a cesarean, it could be scar tissue that's causing this feeling. Abdominal cramping could possibly be due to endometriosis or inflammation in the pelvis. Consider seeing a gynecologist and having a pelvic exam so as to try to ascertain the origin of this pain. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hello, I am 18 years old and have small lump by rib cage, diagnosed with abdominal strain, is this correct or could it be something else? Thanks.

See answer: The diagnosis is by examination and it could very well be correct. Another opinion can always be obtained but another doctor will have to examine u as well. Investigations may or may not be required. ...Read more

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Been having abdominal pains. I recently had an umblical hernia surgery and an appendectomy. Sharp pains right after my right rib cage. It feels lumpy?

Been having abdominal pains. I recently had an umblical hernia surgery and an appendectomy. Sharp pains right after my right rib cage. It feels lumpy?

Post surgery care: If your surgery was recent, then okay to call your surgeon and get in for a post surgery evaluation. Occasionally a fluid collection or some surgical related problem will need to be addressed. Your surgeon knows your case the best. Okay to start there. ...Read more

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I have a bulge that comes and bulge that comes and goes under my right rib cage. As time passes the level of pain increases. My abdominal CT scan neg?

I have a bulge that comes and bulge that comes and goes under my right rib cage. As time passes the level of pain increases. My abdominal CT scan neg?

May be lumbar hernia: Lower part of rib cage on back there is small triangle area not covered by muscles (called 'triangle of auscultation ')speak to your doctor your CT may not cuts (pictures) from this ares. Speak to your door. ...Read more

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Mild urq pain just below rib cage. Ast & ALT 15. Normal abdominal ultrasound even though it state mildly enlgd liver 18cm. Should I be worried? Can an ultrasound be normal with mildly enlarged liver?

Mild urq pain just below rib cage. Ast & ALT 15. Normal abdominal ultrasound even though it state mildly enlgd liver 18cm. Should I be worried? Can an ultrasound be normal with mildly enlarged liver?

Need more eval: May be liver, gallbladder, rib, kidney, pancreas problem. An enlarged liver may be from fatty changes. A ct may show fatty liver better. A hida scan may show gallbladder problems. Other labs needed. Check with your dr. ...Read more

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Why do I feel and hear fluid between rib cage and pelvis? What is the cause? What causes hard abdominal swelling? Cant eat or drink w/o vomiting

Why do I feel and hear fluid between rib cage and pelvis? What is the cause? What causes hard abdominal swelling? Cant eat or drink w/o vomiting

Mgt workup: This should be further evaluated. Please have your BP, blood tested for electrolytes and renal function.
You may be retaining fluid and avoiding excess salt intake is suggested. If you have a cough or pulmonary symptoms, please have a pulmonary/cardiac evaluation. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in upper abdominal/rib cage area. Eating causes pain, heart burn, diahrea. Drinking liquids is ok. Have tried mylanta, zantac, (ranitidine) rolaids, tums, pepto...Nothing helps

Hello.: Hello. I cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms. Many different conditions are possible. Gallstones, cholecystitis, an ulcer, gastritis, heartburn, colitis. You should see your doctor. In the mean time, eat smaller meals, avoid greasy and spicy foods, ensure that you are getting at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. If you have severe abdominal pain with fever that isn't remitting - please get seen asap. ...Read more

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Upper back & rib cage pain all day. Now 1 sharp pain between breasts over to right & straight through to back. Felt like electricity. Cardiac anxiety!

Not typical: This is not typical for cardiac pain or disease, but you do want to talk with your physician about it. You could be experiencing some digestive issues, including stomach, gall bladder, or pancreas. Depending on severity and whether you're able to contact your physician on the weekend (today is saturday) you may need to be seen in an emergency room. ...Read more

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Pain in back on righgright side just under rib cage?

Costovertebral pain: Pain in the costobertebral angle area, which is the area you describe, may have various causes and is commonly associated with conditions involving the kidney. See your provider who should be able to pinpoint the exact cause of your pain. ...Read more