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What causes a burning feeling under the right rib cage?

What causes a burning feeling under the right rib cage?

Many things: can cause discomfort. Need a complete medical history and exam. Pain could be from muscle irritation, nerve irritation, shingles, gallstones, gastritis, stomach ulcer, kindney infection, kidney stone, urine infection, constipation, etc, etc. ...Read more

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I have a burning feeling in between my rib cage, what could this be?

I have a burning feeling in between my rib cage, what could this be?

Not enough info: You did not provide enough information about the location of pain to make a comment. In general terms burning pain in the chest wall can be due to irritation or injury inflammation of the nerves in the chest wall or soreness or injury to the muscles and rarely inflammation of the joints between the ribs and sternum or clavicle i h0pe that helps. ...Read more

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I have been having pains in my left side under my rib cage sometimes there is a burning feeling and it feels like something is going to bust ?

I have been having pains in my left side under my rib cage sometimes there is a burning feeling and it feels like something is going to bust ?

See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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I have a pain for two weeks on the backside under my rib cage on the left side. It's a burning feeling it's getting worse?

I have a pain for two weeks on the backside under my rib cage on the left side. It's a burning feeling it's getting worse?

Many things: It is difficult to elucidate a cause without being able to see you in in person but neurologic, gastrointestinal and muscuoloskeletal causes are all possible. Pain that increased with deep breaths is indicative of inflammation of your pleural lining. ...Read more

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Burning feeling upper stomach directly below rib cage. No other symptoms. Ulcer perhaps?

Burning feeling upper stomach directly below rib cage. No other symptoms. Ulcer perhaps?

Pain: Ulcer presentation is usually more than just pain - indigestion, nausea, heartburn, pain with relation to food ingestion. Although, if you are taking Ibuprofen and other nsaids, the chance of ulcer is definitely higher. Stop those. Try zantac (ranitidine) or priosec, see if it helps. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Vomiting for last 2 days after a full meal, where i develop a burning pain above navel that reaches under my rib cage, and feeling tired and weak?

See a doctor: You need to be evaluated for gallbladder infection or stones, as well as ulcers or pancreatitis. All of them ate potentially dangerous so please don't delay. ...Read more

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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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What causes dull burning pain in the xyphoid area and to the right of it in rib cage area? PCP says heart ok.

What causes dull burning pain in the xyphoid area and to the right of it in rib cage area?  PCP says heart ok.

Costochondritis: is inflammation of the cartilage where the ribs attach to the sternum. It can cause pain you described, which is usually make worse with movement or breathing. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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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?

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?

Burning pain: Have you experienced a rash in that same area? You are describing the pain that one sees with shingles. The pain will follow the path of a nerve affected by the reactivation of the virus that causes Chicken Pox. ...Read more

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What causes an Intermittent burning pain in rib cage below armpit,just below left breast, shoulder blade?Pcp says heart ok.ekg,stress test, monitor ok

Likely biomechanical: rib pain or intercostal nerve pain, since all the heart work up was negative. Could also be GI issue. Ask for a referral to a physical therapist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the subtle burning under the left rib cage?

What is the subtle burning under the left rib cage?

Probable neuritis: Subtle burning under the left rib cage may be due to intercostal neuritis, which is inflammation of the nerve that runs under the rib. It could also be due to a muscle strain, or could possibly be referred from elsewhere. If the pain has only been there a short time, i would take over-the-counter analgesics and see if goes away on its own. Otherwise i would have it checked out. ...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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I had woken up the day before yesterday with a terrible pain on my rib cage that escalated all the way to my back leaving bothsides burning...?

I had woken up the day before yesterday with a terrible pain on my rib cage that escalated all the way to my back leaving bothsides burning...?

Shingles? : Rash? Shingles which is herpes viral infection. Antiviral medication may shorten course if started early. Pain treatment mostly costochondritis: rib bone/ cartilage pain. No great treatment. Time/ core exercises? Usually resolves but can be lengthy course. ...Read more

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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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My lower right side by my rib cage is have a burning pain. What would this be or causing this?

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

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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

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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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I felt some pain on the front right of my body, at the edge of my rib cage. Its a burning pain and depends on my sitting position. What could it be?

Couple possibilities: That location is typical for gallbladder, although there are several other possible causes. If it persists you should be seen by your health care provider. ...Read more

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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?

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?

See your doctor: With what seems to be new onset pain, you should consult a health care provided who can obtain more details and do a thorough physical exam. Subsequent tests might be needed such as imaging to further evaluate this issue. ...Read more