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Chronic Pain Under Rib Cage And In Back
Pain in left shoulder blade, fatty stool, pain under left rib cage that goes around to back and pain in back of thighs and have period. Related?
Stm shldr, thgh pain: May be but more likely2 processes. Shoulder left rib pain could be from stomach , gastritis with or without H pylori, food intolerance ( fatty stool) or pancreas which is also associated with fatty stool . Check h pylori and lipase/ amylase. Rarely diverticulitis though usually that is lower abd .Thigh pain could be sequela of abd dysfx or related to period. f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
See your Doctor: Question is vague. Any change in stool caliber? Any weight loss? You need to have blood work and probably a colonscopy and ct scan thorax. Do you or have you ever smoked? Do you have cough? Of course, these symptoms may be nothing but without knowing you, and you seem concerned, i would advise going to your pcp for evaluatin. Do not worry, but seek help. ...Read more
Cancer pain: Not knowing your current medical condition, it is hard to say. If you are healthy, it may be a sign of fatigue or muscle aches and pains. If its worse not relieved by over the counter medication or topical remedies, i would see your physician to check out all the possibilties of the back/rib pain. ...Read more
Let me explain: Two main reasons for pain in that area. 1-urinary tract system. 2- muscular-skeletal system. There are many other reasons but those the most common ones. ...Read more
Dull ache under rib cage, and pain in right shoulder, also pain in middle under breast bone! please help. Feel so ill?
Pain rib cage: Usually not. This is a radicular pattern from the back. You need to be examined. They will want to know what brings the pain on. What makes it better? What makes it worse? ...Read more
Could B from an--: -ulcer, gall bladder, worst is a PE, or apical lung disease. U need 2 C Ur PCP & B evaluated, as U can C there are many causes. ...Read more
Muscle pain in back in the upper left region between the shoulder blade and spine. Also occasional chest pain. Under a lot of stress right now.
Anxiety Disorder: I understand that you are going through lot of stress right now. Your muscle pain in back and occasional chest pain seems to indicate anxiety disorder which is treatable by psychotherapy and medications. Please see a psychiatrist for understanding your stresses, their effect on your body and mind, and ways to overcome the stresses. ...Read more
Several causes: In young persons, lower thoracic pain could be due to local trauma (bruise), pain associated with a virus (if the child has a fever), pleurisy (inflammation of the lung's lining), bronchitis, pneumonia or some other cause. If the pain continues, or if there is fever, see the doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, because: Liver is located largely above the costal (lower rib cage) margin. ...Read more
Pain under right ribs that has moved to under breast bone and through to center of back under shoulder blades. Pain increases when abdomen pressed?
Costovertebral pain: Pain in the costobertebral angle area, which is the area you describe, may have various causes and is commonly associated with conditions involving the kidney. See your provider who should be able to pinpoint the exact cause of your pain. ...Read more
Right upper abdominal pain, under rib cage when walking for the past 3 months. After recent flight feel pain also at night spreading to back. Concerns?
Biliary colic: You may have gall bladder disease, i.e. Stones. A frequent symptom is being awakened at night with RUQ pain and radiation around o the back, caused by a stone rolling into the neck of the gall bladder and obstructing the cystic duct. An ultrasound of the gall bladder should be done to diagnose this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Osteopathic Eval: May need to see a osteopathic physician that does manipulation to see if a rib is dislocated and he/she can offer treatment. If this does not help, it could be pathology in your thoracic spine that needs to be evaluated. Recommend seeing a pain/spine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi i'm having right side pain under rib cage and lower back pain that is releaved when I have a bowl movement.I'm also have nausea.
Start with water: Try to increase water intake and maybe also fiber intake to get a more even consistency to your stool. If having regular bowel movements results in minimization of the discomfort then this was the problem. If symptoms persist then you probably need to see your doctor in order to evaluate for other things like gallbladder problems. ...Read more
Severe pain under rib cage on both sides, gradually getting worse.Had bloodwork done on liver and gallbladder. But came back fine?
First tests are okay: Your doc is in the process of evaluating you as an outpatient. With the first tests being normal, your doc will likely get additional tests like a gallbladder ultrasound, egd, ct scan. Stay with your doc and eventually you will get a diagnosis. Be well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have RUQ sudden onset stabbing burning pain under rib cage worse when I move or bend since last night, getting worse and now moving into my back?
Having right side flank pain burning stabbing pain under rib cage into back area I have a history of 12 stones n dehydration ? Plz help
Here are some ...: Your personal experience in handling multiple stones should be the invaluable asset for you to decide when, what, and how to take timely action for current ordeal. If current Sx deviates from those in prior stone attack, go to ER to assure no gallbladder or lung issues. If similar and tolerable, you can wait, but if the pain becomes persistent and you feel chill, that is emergency and go to ER. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Recurring utis, lower left back pain under rib cage, high white blood cell count in urine, nausea, weakness. Causes?
Pyelonephritis: It sounds like you have pyelonephritis/ renal infection. You could have infected kidney stones or an obstructing ureteral stone. You could have vessico-ureteral reflux or a large post void bladder residual. I would recommend that you see a urologist and get a renal/bladder ultrasound and voiding cysto-urethrogram. Good luck. ...Read more
I have severe right side pain under rib cage (feel it in my stomach and back) and in pelvic area. Numbness/tingling in right leg and ongoing spotting. This has been going on for over a year. Last year they did blood work and my ALT/AST were extremely elev
Stoch pain: Hi there, The symptoms you describe are interesting. Areas to rule out are 1) gallbladder, upper right sided pain 2) pancreas central abdominal pain, radiating to the back 3) Liver. You need to get some lab tests to find out what is going on. : ast, alt, ggt, ldh etc. lipids, etc What i would be worried about most is your pancreas, and your hormone levels. These are the first things 2 check ...Read more
If splenomegali-Yes: If no splenomegaly can be due to overexertion. ...Read more
Sudden intense pain under rib cage. Middle to right side. Comes on suddenly and always when lying down?
Right upper quadrant: The symptom you're describing localizes the process involved to either the right upper abdominal quadrant or the right lower lung. As far as the abdomen, this could be gallbladder, liver, biliary ductal system or pancreas. As far as the lung, could be pneumonia with the appropriate respiratory symptoms. With a rash, could be shingles. Need a work-up...soon. ...Read more
Strain muscle: Probably is an strain of the intercostal muscles.The action of "dry heaving" engage the intercostal muscle in a heavy fashion producing the strain.If pain persist need an xray to rule-out a fr rib wich is olso possible. ...Read more
Rib pain: The possible causes include pleurisy, which irritation of the lining of the lungs. It usually resolves on its own with time. Another cause can be intercostal neuralgia, which is irritation of the nerve under the rib. Your pain specialist can help delineate between the possible causes and can help treat the condition. ...Read more
Left side pain under rib cage age 20 female gets worse when coughing should I take 2nd doses of antibiotics or go be seen?
Dull pain: Location under rib cage could be spleen, liver, gallbladder, gas, strain, among others. ...Read more
Possibilities: Ruq abdomen is home to the liver, gall bladder, small intestines, diaphragm. Gall bladder stones, duodenal ulcer, pneumonia, hepatitis, and sometimes atypical appendicitis can cause RUQ pain. Persistent pain warrants immediate evaluation by doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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