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Dark Spots On Rib Cage Liver
Dull ache in the LUQ of my abdomen near rib cage, occurs at random, sucking in feeling over spot when I lay down.?
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
Woke up and noticed a patch of brown spots on the left side of my torso. Right around the rib cage.
Many causes: Pigmented lesions can have many causes from chemical irritation, infection, inflammatory or immune mediated changes. The information provided is very limited. If the lesions don't go away in a week or two it might be worth seeking professional help. ...Read more
I have white spots on the right side of my rib cage and it is quite red but the other side is fine?
Several things: Unfortunately with skin conditions, it is always best for us to see and feel the lesions to help make a proper diagnosis. Best to see your doctor for an appropriate evaluation. Could try posting picture of the spots, that may give a little more info to us. But really, best is to see your doctor. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
At the bottom of my rib cage on both side it dips inward, I can also feel pressure in these spots, what do you think this is?
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Yes, because: Liver is located largely above the costal (lower rib cage) margin. ...Read more
I have a intermittent pain under my left rib cage for over a month. It's brief, few seconds, sharp and stinging but not painful really. Same spot?
Fiancée has been getting a sharp pain on right side by his rib cage in a certain spot for couple weeks now often, what could this be?
I have a pain in the centre of my body located below the rib cage, I thought it was the liver but the pain is central and not under the rib cage?
Epigastric pain: epigastric pain can be caused by many things. The most common are acid reflux or ulcers. Pain there also can be caused by the gallbladder, lungs, or rarely the heart. Depending on the quality of your pain, you might want to try antacids such as Tums (calcium carbonate) as a therapeutic trial. If that doesn't work, you should see your doctor for evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
I feel a hard bony spot on the edge of my rib cage on my side near my back. I don't feel it on my left. Is it something I should get checked out?
Check it out: If you have had an injury there in the past it may be calcification or scar tissue. Otherwise, you probably should have it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
I have intense pain in the area underneath my lower right rib cage wrapping around to the back same spot?
I'm swollen on my left side and yonder my rib cage. Could this be problems. With a liver. It aches and throbs a little?
I have pain below my left rib cage. If I sit in the same spot for a long time it will stiffen up and it's hard to breath also?
For over a year now, I have experienced pain on my rib cage right side, bottom. I got blood work for liver and it is fine. I'm a graphic designer.
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
Pain in right side mid rib cage tender to touch in 1 main spot pain is getting worse by the day it seems, and it started with no injury 4 days ago?
Here is one way to h: One way to handle is to take a couple of tylenols daily. If it is a muscular pain, it will go away. If there is something more serious going on inside in the chest, the pain will get worse. In that case you should go see your PCP and get a Chest X-rays done. This should show your lungs and any problem inside. ...Read more
The number one: Possibility is gallbladder issues in that area. ...Read more
Pain in upper right side of rib cage for two weeks. Not constant & Worsens with certain movements. Could this be my liver or costochondritis?
Could be other thing: It could be a lot of things. It could be gas or indigestion. It could be that the nerves, bones, muscles are affected in that area. Could be liver too. It would be good if you could get an examination by a medical professional with hands on to help with differentiating what is going on. ...Read more
I have had this internal pain under my rib cage on the left and right upper side, it hurts when I breath n move certain ways on liver side not lungs?
Weird sagging sensation on the right side below the rib cage when laying flat on my back. Feels like an organ (liver, kidney) is resting against skin?
Get a medical eval: This could be a variety of things. I recommend making an appointment with your primary care to have a good physical exam and taking it from there. ...Read more
Small circular spot. Left side of rib cage. No muscle under skin, skin touches ribcage directly and very loose. Feels like 0% bodyfat there. What's it?
Not sure but best: If you get it x-rayed or CT'd if you are still concerned after a healthcare provider has examined it. Some nodules or lipomas can grow underneath the skin. ...Read more
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
Unknown pain left abdomen below rib cage. Elevated liver enzymes for a couple months. Possible causes?
My rib cage in one spot hurts a lot when I take a deep breath and pain on movement. What could this be?
Off & on Mild pain under liver area under right rib cage for months. Liver n gall blader fine in ultrasound. What could it be?
Need more info: Is it random or is there something you do that faithfully will trigger it. Can you put your finger right on the spot and cause increased pain? Or is it an internal pain that is difficult to localize. Does it feel like a muscle ache? And electric shock? A burning? Is there a lump in the area? Any other symptoms? Nausea? Gi cramps? Any recent trauma. Additional gallbladder study may help or scope ...Read more
I have cirrhosis and experience pain under right rib cage. My GI said liver was inflamed and prescribed tramidol. How serious is this condition?
I have a sharp pain under my sternum where it meets my rib cage. It only hurts when I push on the spot and when I take a deeper breath than normal.?
No: No not normal. You should be checked, it may be something that needs treatment, ...Read more
I'm get pain in my back just below my rib cage, there is also golf ball size lump in that spot I sneezed about a week ago that's what started it I fel?
Did the lump...: ...Appear when the pain started, or was it there before that? If the pain feels like it is coming from the lump, you could have a ruptured epidermal cyst as suggested; if not, the two could be unrelated. You should let your doctor take a look - pain is your body asking for help. ...Read more
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