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Feeling Rib Cage
Burning feeling under rib cage in my chest? Feels like it's at the beginning of my stomach or end of oesophagus? What could this be?
GERD: Sounds like gastro-esophageal reflux disease . Essentially the acidic gastric contents passing up into the distal esophagus due to an incompitent esophageal gastric junction. The distal esophagus has a different tissue lining than the stomach and can't tolerate the acidic reflux and this causes burning sensation. ...Read more
Have taken 3 cipro (ciprofloxacin) & kidneys still ache & have a burning feeling below rib cage (back). I have a kidney infection. Will it go away with my antibiotic?
Should if correct...:
If you have a kidney infection (pyelonephritis) then the correct antibiotics should cure the infection. I'm sure you doctor ordered a urine culture and sensitivity to find out what bug is causing the infection and started the correct antibiotic (Ciprofloxacin in your case). You should see improvement of fever/chills and pain within 2 weeks. If not call your doctor! ...Read more
Pulse feeling: Under the left rib cage is tye spleen, if it is tender and pulsating you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
My dad is feeling pain in rib cage area, following test r done, sodium, ck-t, creatinine, potasm, troponine i, all normal but ck-mb is 5, wht it mean?
Normal trponin no MI: Ckmb is not a very sensitive test and can be false positive due to many factors, and troponin is more sensitive test and if it is normal means there is strong probability that the pain is not related to heart attack or acute coronary syndrome. ...Read more
Well: The best thing to do would be to see your doctor for exam. The lump has to be examined and the can see if the itching and numbness are related to the lump ...Read more
Female 53 uncomfortable feeling under right rib cage, gall bladder was removed years ago. Nausea off and on throughout day, no pain.
You will need: additional evaluation, examination and testing to determine the nature of your problem. There are too many potential diagnoses to be certain over the internet. Make an appointment with a health care provider. ...Read more
Bubbly and rumbly feeling under left rib cage for about 3 months along with throbbing in lower left abdomen and now Its starting to get a bit painful?
Bronchitis/ibd?: could be lung disease like bronchitis or pneumonia and inflamatory bowel disease[ibd]or simple gas.,constipation,best to get a chest xray and ultrasound of the abdomin or even xray of the abdomin, if constipated clear this with more water, mirilax , dulcolax or senna, prune juice, even citrate of magnesium 1 bottle. if not see pulmonary and gastroenterologist ...Read more
Is it possible too have candidia albicans, symptoms weak, burning skin feeling under left rib cage, over use ABX, how too get tested, intestinal pain?
Many possibilties: Your symptoms have many possible causes, The starting point is an evaluation by your doctor! ...Read more
Not enough info: You did not provide enough information about the location of pain to make a comment. In general terms burning pain in the chest wall can be due to irritation or injury inflammation of the nerves in the chest wall or soreness or injury to the muscles and rarely inflammation of the joints between the ribs and sternum or clavicle i h0pe that helps. ...Read more
Depends on position: A 19 week uterus reaches your navel. If you are sitting and leaning forward, it could nearly reach some ribs. Remember that your intestines are pushed up now, and movement of the intestines can feel very similar to a small fetus, and these are up against your ribcage now. ...Read more
Sometimes i get this jabbing feeling on my left rib cage; round about the middle rib bone. It usually happens when im lying down.
Rib cage: A common cause of sharp,shooting rib cage pains,often worse with a deep breath, is a pinched intercostal nerve that runs between two ribs. These sharp pains,last seconds, and may radiate around the side. They are more of a nuisance rather than serious. Discuss this with your physician if you have further concerns. ...Read more
Hi when I get 2 minutes later I feel a fluttering bubble on my left side below my rib cage. I also have a discomfort feeling under my left rib cage ?
Diaphragm spasm: Your symptoms suggest diaphragm spasm or cramp. If this is an isolated episode that occurs infrequently, then you don't have to worry. If it is ongoing, then you should get evaluated for possible disorder of nerves that control the diaphragm, other conditions. Hope that helps ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with PVCs and have had them every day for over 6 months. I am now getting a pressure feeling in my rt rib cage. Are they related?
Only your cardi-: -ologist can tell you. I have had them every day for 40+ years and the pressure you describe is not usually associated with PVC's,only cardiac awareness. I have never taken any meds for it . With the pressure symptoms i would be evaluated. ...Read more
My husband has a uncomfortable feeling on his left rib cage when he takes a deep breath or yawns.It gets stronger at night and its been 2 nights now.
Pleuritic pain can be concerning. Frequently benign, but there are few causes that need to be ruled out (i.e. Pulmonary embolism)!
pleuritic pain is sharp chest pain that gets worse with deep breathing or coughing.
Many conditions can cause pleurisy with infection being most common, but anything that inflames the pleural lining of lung may cause it. He should see a doctor! ...Read more
I've been thinking that the lumps I've been feeling were just my rib cage or natural lumpiness of my small breasts, what could it be?
Can't tell online:
Without knowing more about where these lumps are, what they feel like, if they have changed or grown, if they're tender, what they look like, the shape, AND without examining you, it is impossible to say what these might be.
There are lots of things that cause lumps, and almost all of them are NOT breast cancer. Please see a doctor for an exam! Good luck! ...Read more
See your Dr: This can only be answered by a doctor who can examine the area. You should also get yearly mammograms. ...Read more
I have this burning feeling under my right rib cage. It happens after I eat or drink alcohol. What could this be?
Healthy active 27f crampy feeling in lower right rib cage, relieved by heat. What could this be? Worried its my liver.
There is a bump below my left rib cage.feeling concerned. also have feelings of bloated. constipated for few days but stool is soft. anything to worry?
Ribs: Bowl issues and "bump" on ribs may be two unrelated issues. However if it's a nodule on the bone, get it check out. Obtain a basic chest X-ray and have the radiologist focus on the rib causing issues. If nothing is there obtain a ultrasound. It maybe just some fatty tissue deposit. ...Read more
My hida scan showed my gb ef at 15%. My only symtoms are occassional gas & bloating and a tight feeling under the right rib cage. Should it come out?
Likely yes: Would discuss with your GI doctor and or surgeon. ...Read more
Have had acid reflux and heartburn and a BP of 127-144 over ~ 77. Feeling pain in arms, rib cage and occasional sharp pains in mid chest. What to do?
Try antacid: Given age heart disease not likely but BP is too high. That could just be response to pain and anxiety. Pain may be gerd with esophageal spasm. The most common cause of non-cardiac chest pain is gastroesophageal reflux. Try a dose of liquid or chewable antacid. See physician in follow up to check bp. If pain persists go to er. ...Read more
Exam: you must be examined, diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
Possible, but...: Anything is possible, but usually only large abdominal or hiatal hernias cause symptoms in chest wall. You doctor should be able to help. ...Read more
Right sided pain: Consider strain or gastrointestinal etiology.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've been feeling very sharp pains on both sides of my rib cage. The pain has been persistent for 5 days. What should I do?
Seek evaluation: Pain of any kind that is persistent requires a thorough evaluation to get to the source of the issue. See your health care provider to find the cause of your pain. ...Read more