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Can Liver Problems Cuse Left Rib Cae Pain
Can chronic appendicities cause rib pain like pain on my ribs or can that be due to my right sided intestine inflammation ?
Yes: Any process occurring in the abdomen could potentially lead to referred pain to adjacent structures, so the rib pain may be from appendix. The pain could also be due to a different process, such as fracture or inflammation from the appendix. Have you spoken to your doctor about the pain? Have you had a recent chest x-ray or other diagnostic imaging? Do you have fever? Have you had recent labs? ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Can gas cause moderate right flank pain? I've had my gallbladder removed. What other stomach problems can cause right flank pain?
Yes: there are many potential causes, and i would encourage you to be seen; but you are right, the liver is in the right upper quadrant and can cause pain in the area, as can ulcer disease. Many other potential causes such as pleurisy, pneumonia, gall stones, costochondriitis, etc. an exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. ...Read more
No: pancreas cancer arises in 3 areas of the gland, the head producing painless jaundice, mid body invading celiac plexus to cause severe back pain and tail lesions near the spleen obstructing splenic vein to cause gastric varies from vasa brevia. Pain in left shoulder blade is due to irritation of the left diaphragmatic crura due to inflammation at the site not from distal pancreas Ca ...Read more
Can costochondritis / inflammation cause left flank and pain at/near bottom rib or is it limited to the sternum/upper rib area?
Complex answer: If ribs broke, there will definitely be discomfort. The ribs them self won't cause upset stomach. If a fall or car accident caused the ribs to break, then there could be other internal injury to cause abdominal symptoms. It's also possible the pain med used to help with rib fx pain can cause nausea. Advise you to see a doctor to work all of this out... ...Read more
Liver pain: Liver is in the right upper part of the abdomen, so it is unlikely to cause any pain in the lower back let alone left side. More likely it is the spine or the overlying muscles. Please get evaluated by a pain specialist. ...Read more
Pain right side under ribs front and back, no stones and 90% function, gallbladder disease cause pain? Ideas?
Nonspecific pain: This pain could be caused by a lot of things. If it's not your gallbladder, it could be an ulcer, gastritis, biliary system, kidney stone, or muscular pain. Your symptoms are very nonspecific and could be a variety of things. Consult a physician in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can achalasia cause severe charliehorse like pain under lower rt rib close to sternum? Rt shoulder & back pain as well?
Can adult Hirschsprungs that's causing constipation from splexic flexure on down cause pain near spleen and pelvic bone swelling from inflammation?
Can cause pain: Yes it can cause pain in abdomen but will not cause pelvic bone swelling. Just inquisitive why you are asking this question.If you have adult Hirchsprung Disease you should be under care of a physician.Although thickening and massive dilatation of colon occurs in adult Hirchsprung Disease.Only treatment is the surgical removal of the affected part of the colon ...Read more
Could fatty liver that is borderline enlarged cause chest wall pain or rib pain? I am aching in my right kidney area and sore when you push. No UTI or kidney problems
It can: However, the more concerning thing to consider is gallbladder or liver issues. If you are having pain that comes and goes, it may be gas, constipation, or gallbladder stones or early cholecystitis. You'd benefit from having it checked asap as it could lead to more concerning conditions if it is your gallbladder. Any systemic symptoms, fever, chills, abdomen rigid, increased pain, go to er. ...Read more
Liver problems: If your abdomen is distended u should ask your doctor, if u have ascites. This can happen in advanced cirrhosis of liver. With abdominal distension, ur abdominal muscles r strained&this can cause ur back muscles2also get strained&cause back problems. But any abdominal problems can cause back pain, including gallbaldder, liver, kidneys, peptic ulcer disease. Dont delay see ur doctor asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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