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Dull pain under the right side of my ribcage for 3-4 years. I have had multiple ultrasounds and it is not gall bladder or tumor. Vc came back clear. ?

Dull pain under the right side of my ribcage for 3-4 years. I have had multiple ultrasounds and it is not gall bladder or tumor. Vc came back clear. ?

Keep looking: You are a male 28 years old with right upper quadrant pain. You stated it is not gallbladder or tumor. Your doctor should keep looking. If it limits quality of life. The structures in this area are the liver, gallbladder small bowel and right colon. Blood tests to evaluate for hepatitis need to be ruled out. A specialist referral may help. ...Read more

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Burning dull pain below my ribcage after eating fried or tomato based food. Feels like the dull ache in my sides or back. Worse when standing. Last either hours or a day or so.

Burning dull pain below my ribcage after eating fried or tomato based food. Feels like the dull ache in my sides or back. Worse when standing. Last either hours or a day or so.

Mgt: From your description, your symptoms may be related to GERD. I would advise trying an over the counter anti reflux medication. If the symptoms persist, a visit with your PCP is indicated. In the meantime, avoid fried and acidic foods. ...Read more

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Have dull pain i left upper stomach....Constant and dull back slight burning on same side.....Pain right beloow ribgage?

Ulcer or gastritis: Probablybfrom your ibuprofen. Stop it and take a few days of otc proton pump inhibitor to see if this helps or not. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi,have a constant aching pain in my back behind left and right ribcage for few weeks, with constant itch on left side of back nothing visible?

Hi,have a constant aching pain in my back behind left and right ribcage for few weeks, with constant itch on left side of back nothing visible?

The first thing: this brings to mind is possible shingles/herpes zoster but if you never saw a rash or any kind of blistering on the skin, then I doubt this diagnosis. But the distribution with pain and skin symptoms suggests some type of involvement along a nerve distribution/dermatome. Symptomatic care including ice or heat for the pain and regular moisturization for the skin would be recommended. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Below right ribcage, feeling of a knot, dull pain. it just feels like something is there like a ball,moving around. should i get checked out ?

Below right ribcage, feeling of  a knot,  dull pain. it just feels like something is there like a ball,moving around. should i get checked out ?

Rib cage lesion: May be a lipoma,or cyst,if you are feeling a ball otherwise if it is just a sensation maybe gallbladder,Would check it out and followup with doctor/urgent care ...Read more

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There is a dull pain under my right breast and above the ribcage. What could be wrong?

There is a dull pain under my right breast and above the ribcage. What could be wrong?

See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more

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Steady dull pain under right ribcage after lap gallbladder surgery today is 1 wk post op feels unusual and if I press down hurts worse. normal?

Steady dull pain under right ribcage after lap gallbladder surgery today is 1 wk post op feels unusual and if I press down hurts worse. normal?

Cholecystectomy: it would not be unusual to have some postoperative pain a week after a cholecystectomy. If it is getting worse instead of better, or you have more concerns, contact the doctor who did your surgery. Good luck. ...Read more