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Harp Pain In Back Righ Side Under Ribs
Many possibilities: This could be due to a pulled muscle, which needs time to heal and may benefit from anti-inflammatory medications (motrin). It may also be a kidney infection which is commonly accompanied by burning on urination and frequent urination. A doctor can look for other causes such as rib injuries, lung infections, tumors or cancers in the area, problems from the aorta or pancreas in the abdomen, etc... ...Read more
Costovertebral pain: Pain in the costobertebral angle area, which is the area you describe, may have various causes and is commonly associated with conditions involving the kidney. See your provider who should be able to pinpoint the exact cause of your pain. ...Read more
Several: The lungs, portions of the spleen, stomach, and pancreas are all in that general area. ...Read more
Radiculopathy: The common causes of bilateral upper back pain are musculoskeletal and referred nerve pain called radiculopathy from underlying vertebral or spine disease (e.g. osteoarthritis, compression fracture or nerve entrapment). Based on age and other risk factors it rarely could be a manifestation of underlying heart or lung disease. Talk to your PCP for a Neck- Thoracic spine X-ray and ECG. ...Read more
Yes: They will heal. Once your heal is good and the fractures are properly aligned your body will automatically hear rather quickly. ...Read more
Rib/Chest Pain: Does it hurt to take a deep breath? Did you suffer any injury to the area? Are you getting over a "cold, " you could have a bruised rib, or you might have a muscle strain or post-viral myopathy. These will heal in a few days. Sometimes, there is referred pain from the stomach or intestines. Are there any other symptoms - fever, diarrhea, fatigue? Call your md if it doesn't go away in a few days. ...Read more
Probably not...: Hollow sound at that location alone may be normal since beneath there is the lower part of left lungs. Besides, there, breathing sound in and out may be heard. So, it is normal as long as you're free of pain or breathing trouble. Best wish... ...Read more
Make sure you don't: Have a cracked rib or punctured lung. Then try to take some acetaminophen or ibuprofen for presumed contusion of your lung. If that does not improve, you need a CT angiogram to make sure you did not have a blood clot in your lungs. Or significant hematoma or visceral damage to your lung. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
May be from Kidneys: Pain on right side back below the ribs may be coming from the kidney, or could be muscular pain. Need detailed history as to if there is fever, pain or frequency of urination, or blood in urine.Since it is sharp pain and if continues I suggest you get it checked by your MD. Or go to ER if it persists ...Read more
This pain...for that matter ANY "longlasting" pain needs evaluation!!
In that location, your kidney (stone), liver (hepatitis)
gallbladder (stone) are possible sources
See a physician!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
Biliary Colic: The pain you described is typical for GB disease. Other causes are acid reflux, muscle pain or referred nerve pain called radiculopathy. This is unlikely from heart or lung. Try anti-acid and anti-inflammatory measures. As information is incomplete, talk to your PCP for GB Ultrasounds, X-ray spine or an ECG for any cardiac disease. ...Read more
Biliary colic: The pain you described is typical for GB inflammation and GB stone. Other causes are acid reflux, muscle pain or referred nerve pain called radiculopathy. You are young and this is unlikely from heart or lung. Try anti-acid and anti-inflammatory measures. Talk to your PCP for GB Ultrasound or spine X-Ray. ...Read more
There's not enough: Info here to answer the question you didn't actually ask. Unless it's severe & incapacitating (in which case you need to SEE a doctor), you can set up a virtual consult with one of our doctors (I prefer the full audiovisual consult) and thru a dialog, we might be able to help you. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
I have pains in my back and ribs on my left side I believe its gulbladder but im not sure do you know?
Wrong side: That is where your spleen is gallbladder is right front abdomen under the liver. ...Read more
Could I have appendicitis? I had a light pain in my ribs and gose into my back and the left side rarely
Very unlikely, but..: The brief report suggests low odd to have appendicitis, but without a comprehensive evaluation, no one can tell for sure what may cause your described symptoms. But, something can be done correctly for right care by following instruction/suggestion in articles on http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Welcome to contact me or see your local doc. Best... ...Read more
What would cause severe pain if pressure is applied just under the lower rib on my right side on my back?
Kidney: The area just beneath the back bottom rib and near the spine is called the "costovertebral angle", and if there's an issue with kidney on that side (infection, stone, etc.) that is where you would feel the pain. If it persists, please get checked by a doctor. ...Read more
I have pain on my right side just under my ribs and it spreads to my back. I have had my appendix remove.
See your doctor:
Could be gallbladder or several other things.
Need to be comprehensively evaluated. ...Read more
I have pain in my back on the right side at the bottom of my rib cage when pushed or pressure is applied.?
Use RockTape: Consider taping these areas - http://youtu. Be/bg1-vnibcti support prevents muscle strech and pain - orally take nucleotides which are essential to rebuild and repair tissues. These areas if tender there is inflammation either due to gall bladder or liver sludge consider doing a liver, gall bladder cleanse if no relief check with your doctor to make sure there are no gall stones, infection etc. ...Read more
On my left side starting under my rib cage I have pain and swelling that goes to my back, what could it be?
See below: It could be any of several 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
My ribs are sticking out on my left side of back. If I bend forward, Looks like a hump. What could that be?
See below: Usually, if this is just starting at your age, one needs to be concerned about displacement of the ribs (injury) or growths in the ribs-tumors ...Read more