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Burning Pain In Left Side Under Rib Cage
I have a burning pain that has went from my right side to my left side, under rib cage. I recently had to lift a pt in and out of bed. Siatica?
Sounds like a muscle strain. Lifting patients alone in and out of bed can be difficult and can cause injury to you if you are not lifting correctly or lifting too heavy a weight. Seek evaluation from your medical provider. You can also try taking ibuprofen to see if the pain resolves or changed.
Sciatica is pain that runs down the legs caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve. ...Read more
A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more
Hello I have a burning sensation on left side under rib cage along with nausea and a fever of 101?
Get evaluated: Fever, vomiting and worsening pain are all serious symptoms that warrant evaluation at your local health care facility or a call to your doc with directions. Possible organs involved include lung, spleen, gallbladder, stomach, esophagus and diaphragm. Could be a viral infection of another type of infection. Don't delay, ask a friend or family to go with you. ...Read more
I have been getting a pain with burning sensation on my left side right under rib cage, but it happens every 12 hours. What could it be?
Muscle Strain: There is not much in that area. You could have a muscle strain. Sometimes shingles can present as a burning sensation but usually has a band of redness associated with it. Also you could have a irritated skin nerve from pressure or trauma. Tough one to answer but that should be a good start. ...Read more
I have had lower rig back pain for two weeks now I have a red rash that's raised on right upper side of my buttock w/ burning sensation under rib cage?
Have burning pain upper rite belly under rib cage heart burn most every am can't sleep on my rite side it hurts my mid rite side back badly?
Have tests done: It is best to see your doctor and discuss it. Things to consider would be the gallbladder, the liver itself or the stomach and the duodenum, the ribs and the lung wil have to be look at. We can't do that with simple history alone, we need labs and imaging procedures. Good luck. ...Read more
Where exactly?: Describe the location, timing and character of the pain in more detail. This is very important to be able to provide you a diagnosis and therefore recommend a treatment. ...Read more
I have RUQ sudden onset stabbing burning pain under rib cage worse when I move or bend since last night, getting worse and now moving into my back?
Go to urgent care: Although doesn't sound serious, but due to intensity, should rule out any significant pathology. A blood test or X-ray may help to make a definitive diagnosis. Feel better:) ...Read more
Hi my 19 year daughter has pain and burning on the right side of her back under rib cage. It goes away if she stays still but still tense?
I've got a hiatus hernia had tenderness for 5 days on under rib cage today mild burning on left still quite tender?
See pcp: "quite tender"' could indicate need for meds & further diagnosis. ...Read more
Having right side flank pain burning stabbing pain under rib cage into back area I have a history of 12 stones n dehydration? Plz help
Here are some. ..: Your personal experience in handling multiple stones should be the invaluable asset for you to decide when, what, and how to take timely action for current ordeal. If current Sx deviates from those in prior stone attack, go to ER to assure no gallbladder or lung issues. If similar and tolerable, you can wait, but if the pain becomes persistent and you feel chill, that is emergency and go to ER. ...Read more
Burning feeling under rib cage in my chest? Feels like it's at the beginning of my stomach or end of oesophagus? What could this be?
GERD: Sounds like gastro-esophageal reflux disease. Essentially the acidic gastric contents passing up into the distal esophagus due to an incompitent esophageal gastric junction. The distal esophagus has a different tissue lining than the stomach and can't tolerate the acidic reflux and this causes burning sensation. ...Read more
What would cause burning pain in left shoulderblade, under armpit in left rib cage along bra line, under left breast, and in left side arm near bicep?
My skin feels burning sensation off and on each day. Skin is not warm to touch. Feels like I got hot grease dripped on it. Left side lower rib cage.
Burning sensation in lower left side below rib cage and goes to the lower left back side. It sometimes stingy/itchy and I am burping alot. Cause?
GERD a Possibility: GERD (Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease) could be causing your symptoms. This is when acid in the stomach goes up into the esophagus and causes pain. It's also possible you have a hiatal hernia, which can cause similar symptoms. I recommend you see your family doctor when possible. ...Read more
What is causing a burning sensation from the back right side or rib cage kidneys to the front left or right rib cage by gall bladder?
Dr for the last one year I have burning sensation on left and right corner of stomach, below rib cage. At times feel left side intestines are jumping?
Sharp, burning pain left flank side near rib cage, can't take deep breaths, also burns towards my lower back...! any idea's?
Neurocostal: Sharp ; burning pain seems neuropathic and radiation pattern around flank of lower chest suggests neural impingement at costal vertebral junction. Inspiration ; costal lift would be expected to intensify this pain. Perhaps a rib-vertebra subluxation is at play. Absence of cough, fever, ; shortness of breath discount pneumothorax ; infection. Pleurisy certainly a concern. Doctor's exam a must. ...Read more
Can you die from htlv and can it calls a burn sensation on my left side of my stomach under the rib cage and also a burning sensation my left leg from?
3 minute prickling/burning pain. Left side of upper rib cage under breast & pain in the bottom of left breast. Constant worry of cardiac issue.
Yes: See your doctor to rule out cardio problems. ...Read more
What could be causing sharp stabbing and burning pain in left rib cage just under my armpit and breast. In unbearable pain or discomfort all the time.
I am having pain with a burning sensation under the right side of my rib cage. What could this be?
Lots of possibility: Here is a partial list: broken rib, shingles, irritation of lung membrane, pinched intercostal nerve, gallbladder disease, muscle sprain, hepatitis, lower lobe pneumonia. So with that partial list, there is no way that your question can be answered without a history & physical examination from your doctor. ...Read more
I have pain below my rib cage on the right side, and pain goes through to the back as well. The pain in my back feels like a burning pain and its wors?
Pain rib cage: Usually not. This is a radicular pattern from the back. You need to be examined. They will want to know what brings the pain on. What makes it better? What makes it worse? ...Read more
See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Hello sir, I have burning sensation in my left rib cage whenever I sit for long. Also, it goes away when I straighten up. Also, what is a remedy for it?
Diagnosis: It would require a specific diagnosis, I would not hesitate to be seen. Typical causes would include abnormalities in one of the structures of the left upper quadrant such as the lung, stomach and pancreas, or an irritation of a nerve in your thoracic spine. Consider being seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
See your doctor: Your single symptom is too vague to provide any diagnosis. It could be a sign of an ulcer. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more