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Dull Pain Left Side Under Rib Cage
Dull pain (stitch) in right side under rib cage thru to back & into tummy. CT scan & blood test for kidneys (history of stones) showed nothing. Next?
Not kidney-related: This is very likely musculoskeletal, or GI discomfort. Please have your physician evaluate with complete history and physical exam. ...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
Slight pain left side of back below rib cage spreading up to shoulders worse when standing and active deep breathing makes me cough and feels cold?
Last night i woke up in agony unbearable sudden pain left side of my stomach & under the rib cage i had a short vaginal bleed also what could this be?
Abdominal pain: Severe abdominal pains should not be taken lightly. Left upper quadrant of the abdomen has the pancreas, one kidney, part of the stomach part of the lung, part of the small and large intestines and the spleen. In addition, there's the rib, muscles and even sometimes the heart. This is no place to make such decision. Please visit your doctor and be evaluated for proper treatment. ...Read more
I got acid reflux problem.Im taking nexium (esomeprazole).But from last 2 weeks i have back pain left side close to shoulder blade in rib cage area. Why is that?
?unrelated: Stomach intestinal issues should not be referred to the back unless something serious is going on such as perforation, pancreatitis, bleeding. If you have pain in your shoulder it could be referred pain or something completely unrelated. For this type of complaint a face to face with your doctor will likely provide better answers to a complex question. Good luck ...Read more
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