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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?

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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Please explain dull aching pain right under left rib cage?

Please explain dull aching pain right under left rib cage?

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

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I feel a lump under my right rib cage, I have also felt a dull pain there for about a month. Any idea what this could be?

I feel a lump under my right rib cage, I have also felt a dull pain there for about a month. Any idea what this could be?

See your PCP: Some conditions like lump under the rib cage require further assessment and your primary care doctor may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a dull pain, under right breast, rib cage area...

Watch the bra: Rib pain in female under the breast are common it can be caused by inflammation to the cartilage part of the rib caused by pressure or trauma or bruises most have been blamed on the metal hard wire of the bra use heat and Ibuprofen if persist see your physician. ...Read more

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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

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I have a dull pain that comes and goes in my right upper quadrent under my rib cage i had x rays done at ER it's not my gull bladder or a blood clot?

I have a dull pain that comes and goes in my right upper quadrent under my rib cage i had x rays done at ER it's not my gull bladder or a blood clot?

Pain in the side!: Ruq pain can come from a variety of different sources. Gall bladder is a common source however but one of many possibilities. Xray surely isnt going to decipher if the pain is gallbladder related. Ultimately you would need to get an ultrasound of your gallbladder. Other things that can cause RUQ pain include, pleurisity, trauma, hepatitis, musculoskeletal. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dull pain below the right rib cage?

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

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