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Dull Pain Below Left Rib Cage
Been experiencing soreness in my calves along with fatigue and sometimes anxiety/sweating/dull pain below left rib cage. Had angioplasty 4 yrs ago.
Occlusion of vessel: I would worry first and foremost about the partial or total blockade of arteries that supply the heart and the leg . You might be experiencing angina pectoris and claudication . Pain due to not having enough blood (oxygen ) to the tissue and . The tissues deprived of oxygen and other nutrients will be injured ( hypoxia ) , this will result exertional or rest l pain depending the degree of occlusio. ...Read more
Could be muscle pain: Depending upon how long it has been bothering you and if you hurt yourself or not it could be muscular in origin if it just started you could use heating pad and see if it goes away . If it does not go away soon, contact your physician so he can make a diagnosis. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Dull pain left below rib cage next to belly button dull ache 2 weeks comes and goes when upright. Ideas ?36 healthy female.
This could be...: Many things.Including a pulled muscle or pain deeper in the abdomen.You may be able to tell if it is shallow pain (somatic) if you "push" out your belly several inches, then "suck" it in.If this causes local pain or if tender to touch,pain is likely a muscle and not worrisome.Pain around belly button could be adenitis (inflammed lymph node from recent infection) and should improve. Get good exam. ...Read more
Left rib pain: Consider spleen issues or rib costochondral issues. ...Read more
Stomach, spleen...: While i don't have enough information from your question to give a tentative diagnosis, the organs in the left side of your abdomen towards the top are your stomach and spleen. However, your heart and the lining of the lungs can also seem to hurt from there (referred pain)... Most likely a stomach irritation, but get it checked if it doesn't get better soon. ...Read more
I have dull/pressure pain below my left rib cage. I've had it on and off for a year or so. It disappears and reappears unknowingly.
Recommendation: You have this problem for years. To figure out what is going on you have to prepare a diary about this pain: how often ( daily , weekly , monthly) how severe, how long and how go away. Then make appointment for Doctor's evaluation. This is make sense if it bother you. Be well. ...Read more
See below: It could be any number of things. 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
I started getting a dull pain under my left rib cage its a come and go pain, usually when im done eating and sitting down. Please help. Thank you
Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the pancreas or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
I have a weird dull pain between my left rib cage and skin, i feel it if I am leaning to the left..
Last few days I have had some pressure and dull pain in my left rib cage see to be belching and uncomfortable in general. . What could be causing this?
Dont know: Sounds as though you have an issue with your stomach or esophagus. See a dr to get this evaluated! ...Read more
My spleen is enlarged and i just started with a cont. Dull pain under left rib cage and abdomen seems bloated when does it become an emergency?
See below: You report having a cardiac catheterization but did not mention whether or not you have coronary disease. Since this is a new symptom, you may want to have checked out. You can also call/page your primary or whoevever is covering for him or her since they would have access to your entire medical history. ...Read more
My stomache feels like its burnin and theres dull pain under my right rib cage and rt side but also on left abdomen hurts too and by belly button?
Its hard to read: this and give enough information, but with that combination of complaints and that you also list diarrhea and nausea amongst your conditions you should be seen in person by a medical provider. Quizzing you on scope, intensity duration and frequency of your symptoms and examining you in person is likely your next step. Again its hard to be complete in 400 characters, but go get seen ...Read more
Dull pain in upper left anterior under rib cage with stabbing pains, gradually getting worse for a week, headache, fatigue, neg. Mono test?
Costochondritis: Costochondritis is inflammation of cartilage between the ribs and is associated with a viral illness, smoking, and other causes such as trauma to the area, physical activity straining the rib cage, arthritis and other causes. Try ice on area, ibruprofen/tylenol to relieve pain, avoid activity that makes it hurt. Check with doctor for to determine cause of pain. Physical therapy after doctor chkup. ...Read more
I have been getting sharp and dull pain in my left shoulder blade, arm, neck, and rib cage most time after eating for a week what could it be?
Pain after eating: May be referred pain from a gall bladder, esophageal or stomach issue. See your physician for a work up. ...Read more
Likely: Musculoskeletal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Muscle strain: You could have pulled a muscle. On the other hand, this could be from something under the chest or abdominal wall. Try a warm compress or ice pack. If symptoms persist, X rays, labs and possible Cat scan of abdomen and chest may be needed at your doctor's discretion ...Read more
I've been having dull pain under my rib cage on my lower right side back for the past 2 weeks, normally occurs while laying down any suggestions?
Notice : If the dull pain is intermittent or steady, clearly localized or diffuse, related to any pressure on your back or side, increases (or decreases) with deep breathing, gets worse with you touching or palpating, associated with urination, menstrual cycle, upper GI symptoms. As you see, the range of possibilities is wide. But, unremitting pain for 2 should be evaluated. ...Read more
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