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Aching burning pain under rib cage. What can I use for this?

Aching burning pain under rib cage. What can I use for this?

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

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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

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


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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

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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

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

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Can burning pain under left rib cage front due constipation?

Can burning pain under left rib cage front due constipation?

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

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I have a burning pain under my rib cage on my right side?

I have a burning  pain under my rib cage on my right side?

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

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Burning pain under right rib cage. Foul taste in mouth. Right side aches after sitting at desk. Helps to eat. Gallbladder out 2014. Pancreases90% '06.

Possible reflux: It sounds like you may be having some reflux symptoms. Consider a trial of over the counter prilosec and see if this helps. If not, see your doctor as you may need right sided abdominal ultrasound or CT to look at liver and pancreas more closely. ...Read more

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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 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

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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?

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?

Muscle strain: 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

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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

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Have been having a pain with burning sensation on my left lower side of my stomach under rib cage. It comes and goes.

Abdominal pain: It always worth seeing a doc to differentiate your signs and symptoms it could be some intermittent gastritis or maybe intercostal neuralgia so probably worth making an appointment with your pcp to determine the cause ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Burning Pain (Definition)

Burning pain is one of the hallmarks of pain due to nerve damage. Any skin condition may also cause burning pain. It is different than sharp stabbing pain ...Read more


Pain Or Discomfort, Burning Or Stinging (Definition)

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