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Cramping Under Rib Cage Both Sides When I Laugh
Muscle strain: Abdominal musculature can be agravated withh respirations and movement. Without other symptonms likely the cause but should confirm with physican. ...Read more
I have sharp pains in my left rib cage up to my left neck, & it hurts when i take deep breaths it comes and goes on both sides .. Are my ribs broken?
I am overweight (have a gut). Female, 19. Sporadic pain under left rib cage, better when I lift my left leg. Left side under ribs sunken in slightly.
Go HF/veg+LC for Wt: For body fat, study Big Fat Lies, Mc'Goven's Report, Mary Ening, DietDoctor.com, NUSI.org, Gary Taubes, Peter Attia, eatingacademy.com, glycemic index & glycemic load. Go Hi-Fat, above ground veggies (not corn) & very low carb (including low fruit - small berries lowest glycemic index). Your other concerns would require a lot more information to guess at reasonable basis/guidance/advice. ...Read more
I have sharp pain under my lower left rib cage. It hurts when i breathe, walk, move, or touch it. ?
What causes pain under front ribs and in back ribs hurts when I move. I never pulled any mussels ?
May be your back: Since it hurts when you move, your back may be out of alignment. Since the ribs are connected to your back, any twisting or misalignment of your vertebrae may place a rib out of alignment as well. Try some basic back stretching for a few days. If the pain persists go see your healthcare provider. If you currently have any chest pain or shortness of breath, seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more
I'm having sharp pains right on my lower stomach, on both sides. Along with the Same sharp pains under both breasts.deep breaths and laughing hurts it?
Exam: Cannot be diagnosed online: get examined, worked up, diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
Having problems on the left side under rib cage. Hurts when i breathe and when i lean forward. Pains have been going in and out?
Because: You probably lean to the right all the time with your mouse in the right hand, phone and other devices. Ask someone to observe you sitting from behind and take a picture when you're not aware to see what your posture is like so you can correct it. Your pain can also be secondary to organ dysfunction such as gall bladder, pancreas, stomach or intestine. See a doctor if it persists. ...Read more
Can costochondritis cause rib pain all over? My ribs always feel sore! They hurt when pressing on them and my ribcage always feels achy.
See PMR doc: Ribs connect the thoracic spine to chest wall at the costo chondral border. Inflammation here is costo chondritis. Having rib pain as you describe does not fit this definition. See a rheumatologist or per PMR doc to determine if this is a different problem like myocardial pain syndrome, fibromyalgia, or rib alignment disorder. Then, treatment can resolve this pain. ...Read more
See below: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Seriously?: Is it sharp or achy? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Any fevers? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Possible causes: gallbladder? Pneumonia? Ge issues? Muscle strain? Kidney? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RUQ pain.: Your clinical picture could be consistent with a gallbladder issue, like biliary colic or cholecystitis. You could also have a duodenal ulcer, pancreatitis or even hepatitis. We’d need some testing at this point to elucidate a cause. Blood testing. Ultrasound of the RUQ. Maybe MRI of the abdomen or MRCP. ...Read more
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
Epigastric hernia.: Have it checked to make sure that it is not incarcerated as soon as possible. ...Read more
11 months ago i had a baby and still feel my insides churning under rib cage; abdominal/ ovaries cramping, what could it be?
Unclear: It's unclear to me what could still be causing you this churning feeling. If you had a cesarean, it could be scar tissue that's causing this feeling. Abdominal cramping could possibly be due to endometriosis or inflammation in the pelvis. Consider seeing a gynecologist and having a pelvic exam so as to try to ascertain the origin of this pain. Good luck! ...Read more
Lump under rib cage, had ct of abdomen, not hernia. Hurts to bend, stretch, laugh, and eat big meals, please help!
Costochondritis?: you could have a problem with the joint between ribs and 'floating ribs'. Sometimes physical manipulation can help with this. Extra fat can worsen. ...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
Pain during sex, and when breathing deeply. In my lower tummy on each side, and dirrectly under rib cage on both sides. What could be wrong with me?
Infection: See gyn to check for pelvic infection. Could also be a urinary bludder or a stomach problem. ...Read more
Left side of body (slightly behind & under rib cage- both in front and behind) has sharp pain while I am sitting, not moving. Should i see a doctor?
Yes: The location of the pain causes me a bit of concern - have you had any trauma to the area in the last several weeks? The spleen is in that general area, and it can swell with trauma. Sometimes, this happens over an extended period of time. While there are other things to cause this pain, i would strongly advise getting it checked out! ...Read more
Strain?: Did you lift or strain? This can cause rib/side pains. Are you coughing or short of breath? Think of bronchitis or pneumonia. Are you having nausea, stomach pain or upper back pain? Could be gallbladder. As you can see, there are many possible causes. Use moist heat on the area and take Advil or Tylenol, (acetaminophen) if no better in a couple of days or symptoms worsen, see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
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
Best = Dx: U need 2 c ur pcp or internist & get a firm dx, then u can discus rx. ...Read more
Why do I get pain on upper right side abdominal, right under rib cage when taking victoza (liraglutide) ?
I'm afraid i may have a strange tumor or something. Pain under rib cage, right side. Bloated and constipated all the time?
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