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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?

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

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Dull pain centre rib cage above stomach comes and goes?

Dull pain centre rib cage above stomach comes and goes?

Abdominal pain: At your age, this should be investigated by your doctor to make sure there is nothing serious going on. ...Read more

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I have a dull pain at the point where my rib cage joins (i.E. Above my stomach) that intensifies after eating. The pain came a few days ago suddenly.

I have a dull pain at the point where my rib cage joins (i.E. Above my stomach) that intensifies after eating. The pain came a few days ago suddenly.

Will be nice: To have more information and associated symptoms like any nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, burning sensation, heart burn, worse with fatty foods or spicy foods etc. That's the importance of a history and physical. But, after eating abdominal pain points toward gallbladder disease like cholecystitis and gastritis and gastric ulcer disease. Do not take any Ibuprofen like medicines. See a physician soon. ...Read more

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When I suck in my stomach I cannot see the bottom of my right rib cage. It seems swollen. I have dull pain, blood tests haven't found anything?

When I suck in my stomach I cannot see the bottom of my right rib cage. It seems swollen. I have dull pain, blood tests haven't found anything?

See your physician: Without being able to examine you or know your body habitus, it really isn't possible to make an accurate diagnosis/recommendation from your question. It sounds like you should be physically evaluated by your physician if you are having pain to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have pains in upper abdomen right at top of rib cage, also back ache?

I have pains in upper abdomen right at top of rib cage, also back ache?

Epigastric pain: This area can be the result of stomach issues like ulcer disease, possibly gallbladder issues or other upper abdomen diagnoses. See your primary doctor. He/she will want to know if the pain is related to eating (better or worse), if you significant amounts of alcohol or what the pain is. Is it burning, sharp, does it migrate, how long has the discomfort been going on, etc. See your doctor! ...Read more

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2mos off/on dull intermittent ache bottom of left rib cage almost on top of stomach. Feels muscular but can also feel acidic in tummy. Any idea?

2mos off/on dull intermittent ache bottom of left rib cage almost on top of stomach. Feels muscular but can also feel acidic in tummy. Any idea?

See your doctor: As you mentioned that you may have increased 'acid in your tummy', this may mean or point toward some form of hyperacidity issue occurring in your stomach that needs to be worked up. So that should be the first place to start. Also, it's important to not eat close to bedtime, reduce any form of acidic or tomato-based products, processed foods, fried foods, sodas, sugary desserts or carbs. ...Read more

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My stomache feels like its burnin and there's dull pain under my right rib cage and rt side but also on left abdomen hurts too and by belly button?

My stomache feels like its burnin and there's 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

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Hurts in upper abdomen under right rib cage when bending. Skin itches and is sensitive to touch?

Hurts in upper abdomen under right rib cage when bending. Skin itches and is sensitive to touch?

Consider shingles: If you had chickenpox earlier in your life, you should think about shingles (Zoster infection). Check if a rash is starting and try to see if the painful/sensitive area of the skin is in a swath or rectangular area. If so, this is likely to be Zoster and you should consider visiting your doctor. If none of that applies, maybe provide more info like any lifting or recent injury... ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pains in my upper abdomen through my rib cage and I mostly feel it at the region of my lungs and the middle section of my rib cage (i.

I'm having sharp pains in my upper abdomen through my rib cage and I mostly feel it at the region of my lungs and the middle section of my rib cage (i.

Need further eval: Hi
I recommend that you seek further eval as soon as possible in person with a local physician if your symptoms are severe or book a quick inbox consult with a HealthTap physician. With the limited information we get on the public forum of HealthTap, it is hard for us to provide a proper solution to your problems. Hope you can get treated soon, best wishes ...Read more

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Right side upper abdomen pain under rib cage causes?

Right side upper abdomen pain under rib cage causes?

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 more

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What causes the pain on the right upper abdomen just some centimeters below rib cage?

Could be several....: Things, but gall bladder problems are the classic causes. If it continues, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I keep having pulsating feeling in my left upper abdomen area, right under my rib cage...can you help me?

I keep having pulsating feeling in my left upper abdomen area, right under my rib cage...can you help me?

? Heart: Well, I'm not positive, but you are describing the area where the heart overlies the left lobe of the liver. If you're thin, you may just be feeling your heart beat. If you continue to be concerned, get evaluated by your health care provider. Good luck. ...Read more

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Strong thumping sensation upper abdomen between parting in rib cage sometimes, really takes my breath away at times can this be caused by reflux?

Arrhythmia: Rob, it could be an irregular heart beat. A monitor that you could wear for a few days could give you the answer. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, I am feeling pain in my upper abdomen, mid of rib cage. Last month I was diagnosed for endoscopy, they find nothing only mild dyspepsia.

Hello doctor, I am feeling pain in my upper abdomen, mid of rib cage. Last month I was diagnosed for endoscopy, they find nothing only mild dyspepsia.

More testing: Ultrasound of the gallbladder should be performed, if that is negative a CT scan of the abdomen would be helpful. There are additional tests that are rarely necessary, such as a pH probe, or manometry if all other studies are negative ...Read more

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Can there be a mass built up under your left rib cage/upper abdomen from poop? Or lack of popping?

Can there be a mass built up under your left rib cage/upper abdomen from poop? Or lack of popping?

Yes!: Yes this is very possible. How constipated are you? Consider talking to your doctor about a laxative such as miralax (polyethylene glycol). You can take 17-34 g a day. Ask your doctor before using to take more than that for 2 weeks. Side effects are diarrhea and possible dehydration. ...Read more

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I have a lump below my breast bone, between lower rib cage, and upper abdomen area. I've had weight lose over the past two months as well.

I have a lump below my breast bone, between lower rib cage, and upper abdomen area. I've had weight lose over the past two months as well.

Suggest evaluation: This can be evaluated by physical exam, however, you may be describing the xiphoid process. It is a bony prominence below the sternum. ...Read more

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A lump has formed under the skin, upper abdomen, below breast bone, between the lower rib cage. Slightly tender to the touch. Weight lose of 20lbs?

A lump has formed under the skin, upper abdomen, below breast bone, between the lower rib cage. Slightly tender to the touch. Weight lose of 20lbs?

Xiphoid: There is a structure of cartilage there, and hernias can develop there.
Suspect weight loss has allowed you to feel the xiphoid bone better.
Easy for your pcp to determine. ...Read more

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Is dull pain under rib cage related to enlarged spleen?

Dull pain: Location under rib cage could be spleen, liver, gallbladder, gas, strain, among others. ...Read more

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Dull pain left below rib cage next to belly button dull ache 2 weeks comes and goes when upright. Ideas? 36 healthy female.

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

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Dull pain near liver/under rib cage, that comes and goes when move certain ways. Recently started working out. Pulled muscle?

Dull pain near liver/under rib cage, that comes and goes when move certain ways. Recently started working out. Pulled muscle?

Could be: It is good that you are exercising. You may take a bit easier with exercise till this heals and then gradually increase the intensity of exercise.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more