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Gnawing Pain Under Rib Cage
If splenomegali-Yes: If no splenomegaly can be due to overexertion. ...Read more
Osteopathic Eval: May need to see a osteopathic physician that does manipulation to see if a rib is dislocated and he/she can offer treatment. If this does not help, it could be pathology in your thoracic spine that needs to be evaluated. Recommend seeing a pain/spine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strain muscle: Probably is an strain of the intercostal muscles.The action of "dry heaving" engage the intercostal muscle in a heavy fashion producing the strain.If pain persist need an xray to rule-out a fr rib wich is olso possible. ...Read more
Sudden intense pain under rib cage. Middle to right side. Comes on suddenly and always when lying down?
Right upper quadrant: The symptom you're describing localizes the process involved to either the right upper abdominal quadrant or the right lower lung. As far as the abdomen, this could be gallbladder, liver, biliary ductal system or pancreas. As far as the lung, could be pneumonia with the appropriate respiratory symptoms. With a rash, could be shingles. Need a work-up...soon. ...Read more
Rib pain: The possible causes include pleurisy, which irritation of the lining of the lungs. It usually resolves on its own with time. Another cause can be intercostal neuralgia, which is irritation of the nerve under the rib. Your pain specialist can help delineate between the possible causes and can help treat the condition. ...Read more