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Dr. Tracy Berg
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Hello i have a burning sensation on left side under rib cage along with nausea and a fever of 101?

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

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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


Dr. Charles Toman
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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?

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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Dr. Victor Bonuel
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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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?

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?

Yes, and may be: 2-4% of the people infected with htlv develop t cell leukemia which may be fatal. Please see these two sites for more informatio on the topic. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/219285-overview http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/219285-overview. ...Read more

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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Dr. Buck Parker
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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?

 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

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Dr. Robert Killian
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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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Dr. Jeffrey Oppenheimer
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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?

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?

Thor disc herniation: This could represent intracoastal neuralgia or a pain that runs along the nerves of the rib cage and an injection might cure it. Also may have thoracic disc herniation of degenerative disc disease- get thoracic mri. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Smith
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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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