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Causes Of Rib Cage Cramps
Pain like cramp or stitch in stomach on left side just under rib cage. 1wk ago started after going long trips in van. now occurs more. what's the cause?
Several causes: There could be several potential causes. It could be causes by a muscle strain, costochondritis, spleen, colon, kidney, stomach, or pulmonary. If you are feeling better, it may be more of a strain.If symptoms persist, see a MD. As you where on a long van ride, I would worry about a pulmonary embolism.If your symptoms are associated with any shortness of breath, I would consult your physician ASAP ...Read more
I get strange cramps or spasms under my right rib cage that last about 30 seconds. What could be causing this? I have experienced these for years.
UR gallbladder: A long history of right sided upper abdominal pain should make a search for stones in gb mandatory even it is just for such a short time. If the pain occurs during physical activity it is called "stitch" or exercise related transient abdominal pain (ertap). It can be on the right or left side and is a benign condition of unknown origin. ...Read more
Severe muscle cramps in side at bottom of rib cage for 3 months. Lasts 30seconds-10minutes. Family history of autoimmune worries me. No aggravating factor?
I have endometriosis and adenomyosis when I get these awful pelvic cramps they radiate to my right rib cage. Is that normal? Should I be worried?
Explainable: 33y w. flank pain during "endometriosis cramps". Endometriosis a theoretical disorder absent definitive etiologically proof. I studied about 100 cases; found joint hypermobility in most. IMO, pelvic girdle instability, enhanced by hormone Relaxin, arouses painful pelvic ligament stretch during menstrual cycle in these women. Comp response to ligament strain is painful soft tissue ...Read more
When i go to bed, i turn to sleep on my stomach i get horrible cramps in the rib cage area, i breathe through it and it goes away. What is this?
? intercostal nerve: It's possible that a pinching of the nerve running between the ribs occurs with position change. Typically it causes very sharp shooting pain in the rib cage and may worsen with a deep breath. Otherwise i would suspect some sort of muscle spasm that occurs with position change. Have your md check you if your symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have endo/adenomyosis I get painful cramps that always go from my pelvis up to my right rib cage and to my back what can it be. So scared ?
I have been having cramps on my left side when moving, near rib cage and stomach a few days before the cramp the area was twitching no injury to area?
Diaphragm: It sounds like a diaphrammatic spasm which is likely not serious. ...Read more
Hi for about a week now I have had distention in my upper right abdominal near rib cage.. Pain has been mild to moderate and stomach cramps? What ?
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
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