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I am having burning sensation under my ribs and it going straight down there is no pain or burning sensation anywhere else I have had it for 4 day?

I am having burning sensation under my ribs and it going straight down there is no pain or burning sensation anywhere else I have had it for 4 day?

Burning: Burning sensation in such localized area may suggest a problem at the thoracic spinal cord level. The best way to establish a diagnosis is to have a physician obtain a complete history and htsicsk examination. This would guide him to order the correct testing, perhaps an mri, and look for common conditions like muliltiple sclerosis, diabetes, vitamin deficiencies, etc. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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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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?

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

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I have a burning sensation under my right rib cage. Followed by heartburn. Sometimes it can become painful. I am 27yrs old.

I have a burning sensation under my right rib cage. Followed by heartburn. Sometimes it can become painful. I am  27yrs old.

Gallbladder ? Muscle: If the pain is related always to diet maybe gallbladder. If it is related to movement maybe muscular. See your doc. In the meanwhile, use heat to the area and massage the local rib and muscles. Very painful could be either. ...Read more

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I get a sharp burning sensation under my left rib when I bend over or twist. I can touch at the end of my rib in the upper abdomen & feel what hurts.

I get a sharp burning sensation under my left rib when I bend over or twist. I can touch at the end of my rib in the upper abdomen & feel what hurts.

Costochondritis: You may have "costochondritis" (inflammation of the cartilage at the end of your bibs (which make expansion of your chest possible) Apply heat and OTC Ibuprofen (First Aid not "treatment) which may help! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation under my left rib. When I bend down or over or twist it moves across my stomach. The pain don't worsen after meals.

I have a burning sensation under my left rib. When I bend down or over or twist it moves across my stomach. The pain don't worsen after meals.

Rib: Since this seems to occur with movement, my suspicion is more likely musculoskeletal in nature. It should resolve more quickly with rest and temporary pain relief. As you know, if things worsen or fail to improve with simple measures, it's time to get it checked. ...Read more

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Gi says I have ibs and constipation I'm having a burning sensation under my right rib gallbladder removed last year is it from ibs?

Gi says I have ibs and constipation I'm having a burning sensation under my right rib gallbladder removed last year is it from ibs?

Could be: Hard to say for sure, because there is no formal testing for IBS. It certainly is not your gallbladder. It doesn't sound dangerous, and you should ask your doctors if it is appropriate for you to take medication for IBS. At least a trial to see if it helps. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I'm 33 weeks pregnant and get an occasional burning sensation underneath my left rib cage. Is this normal?

I'm 33 weeks pregnant and get an occasional burning sensation underneath my left rib cage. Is this normal?

Pregnancy and Aches: Yes. A growing uterus can cause everything to be squished and under strain. Body aches and pains is the norm as your uterus gets near the end of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im 30w pregnant with twins Under my right rib cage above my uterus I have a numb spot that has a burning sensation my right rib is hurting is this ok?

Im 30w pregnant with twins Under my right rib cage above my uterus I have a numb spot that has a burning sensation my right rib is hurting is this ok?

Pinched nerve: Yes, it most likely is and those little ones are pushing on a nerve and causing this. If everything else with pregnancy then it should disappear once the babies are out! Congratulations! 30 weeks is fantastic! ...Read more

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Im 30w pregnant with twins Under my right rib cage above my uterus I have a numb spot that has a burning sensation my right rib is hurting is this ok?

Im 30w pregnant with twins Under my right rib cage above my uterus I have a numb spot that has a burning sensation my right rib is hurting is this ok?

Likely: The result of pressure on the nerve that runs under the rib and is common as the pregnant progresses, and the position of the babies. As long as blood pressure is fine on checks are normal and pain not severe, it's likely nothing to be concerned about. However always keep your OB informed. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation muscles spasm under my left ribs also suffer from constipation. How can I cure this?

I have a burning sensation muscles spasm under my left ribs also suffer from constipation. How can I cure this?

See your doctor: You can try over-the-counter antacids for heartburn and stool softeners +/- fiber in your diet for constipation. If this is a new problem that did not happen before, or if it is not releived easily by above suggestions, please contact your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation muscles spasm under my left ribs also suffer from constipation/diarrhea/bloating/inability to eat what could this be?

GI hypomotility: These could be symptoms of chronic constipation. Alternatively, if you also get acid reflux, this could represent (diaphragmatic) hiatal hernia. A gastroenterologist (gut doctor) could examine you for these problems and work with you to find a solution. ...Read more

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I'm 12 weeks pregnant. Every time i'm finished eating i feel an internal burning sensation where under my right rib cage. Is this normal?

I'm 12 weeks pregnant. Every time i'm finished eating i feel an internal burning sensation where under my right rib cage. Is this normal?

No: Please call your OB u may have gall stones , or other , if you have gall stones you will want to know so they can modify your diet and they will want to do surgery after you deliver unless it would be an emergency while you are pregnant , and you may need to be delivered a few weeks early if you have problems at the end, please call your OB so he can evaluate or refer you for the proper workup. ...Read more

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I have a slight burning sensation on my right side below my ribs .

I have a slight burning sensation on my right side below my ribs .

Multimodal: Gall bladder/ kidney oy musculoskeletal. Could be early rash/shingles. Any number of things can do this, if symptomatic check with dr. ...Read more

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I have had a pain in my rib cage f for over 2 months with a burning sensation?

I have had  a pain in my rib cage f for over  2 months with a burning sensation?

Maybe ligament: pain in the rib cage could be several things. It depends on location, pain with movement or touching it. One always has to make sure it's not cardiac first then look for other sources such as inflammation of ligament, rib bruise or even mass. Best to get it checked out if not gone away in 2 months ...Read more

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I am having pain with a burning sensation under the right side of my rib cage. What could this be?

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

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It has been sometimes that I am having a pain under the rib, on the right side, i feel it swollon, like hard skeen, and I have that burning sensation.?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Right rib tender to touch and has a burning sensation.

Right rib tender to touch and has a burning sensation.

Need more info: Need to know how long you have this symptom, any trauma to the area, any rash over the rib and a few more things to know. Please make an appointment with your family physician to solve the reason for your complaint. ...Read more

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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