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Burning feeling upper stomach directly below rib cage. No other symptoms. Ulcer perhaps?

Burning feeling upper stomach directly below rib cage. No other symptoms. Ulcer perhaps?

Pain: Ulcer presentation is usually more than just pain - indigestion, nausea, heartburn, pain with relation to food ingestion. Although, if you are taking Ibuprofen and other nsaids, the chance of ulcer is definitely higher. Stop those. Try zantac (ranitidine) or priosec, see if it helps. ...Read more

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What causes a burning feeling under the right rib cage?

What causes a burning feeling under the right rib cage?

Many things: can cause discomfort. Need a complete medical history and exam. Pain could be from muscle irritation, nerve irritation, shingles, gallstones, gastritis, stomach ulcer, kindney infection, kidney stone, urine infection, constipation, etc, etc. ...Read more

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I have a burning feeling in between my rib cage, what could this be?

I have a burning feeling in between my rib cage, what could this be?

Not enough info: You did not provide enough information about the location of pain to make a comment. In general terms burning pain in the chest wall can be due to irritation or injury inflammation of the nerves in the chest wall or soreness or injury to the muscles and rarely inflammation of the joints between the ribs and sternum or clavicle i h0pe that helps. ...Read more

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2 months ago I had two pieces of my rib removed on back. I am now feeling sharp, burning pains along side of my rib. Pinched nerve? What Can I do?

2 months ago I had two pieces of my rib removed on  back. I am now feeling sharp, burning pains along side of my rib. Pinched nerve? What Can I do?

Why did you have it?: What was the reason for the surgery? Could you have impingement on an intercostal nerve? Yes. If so, response depends on the background situation. If you don't have pain proneness and no other background pain syndromes then injection of an impinged intercostal nerve can be helpful. Was the background problem something that could be progressive? Do you need re-eval for that? ...Read more

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I have a pain for two weeks on the backside under my rib cage on the left side. It's a burning feeling it's getting worse?

I have a pain for two weeks on the backside under my rib cage on the left side. It's a burning feeling it's getting worse?

Many things: It is difficult to elucidate a cause without being able to see you in in person but neurologic, gastrointestinal and muscuoloskeletal causes are all possible. Pain that increased with deep breaths is indicative of inflammation of your pleural lining. ...Read more

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I have been having pains in my left side under my rib cage sometimes there is a burning feeling and it feels like something is going to bust ?

I have been having pains in my left side under my rib cage sometimes there is a burning feeling and it feels like something is going to bust ?

See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more