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I have a nagging pain under my left rib right in the middle. What could this be?

I have a nagging pain under my left rib right in the middle. What could this be?

Ma be rib fracture: Did you heart yourself or no? If you did heart yourself that could fracture rib. If you did not that could be a lot of things, please check it out with your doctor. Good luck. Thank you. ...Read more

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I have left rib pain constantly, what could it be?

Could be slipped rib: A mechanical dysfunction. Read more about it here. http://www.basicspine.com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.html. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has lower back rib pain on the left side. What could cause that?

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

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I have pain on left side along the ribs more but it's not rib pain. Could it be spleen irritation?

Probably not: Left sided pain is usually caused by large intestine distention with gas. It is called splenic flexure syndrome and usually improves after passing gas. If it is persistent you should see a physician as it could also be your heart or stomach. ...Read more

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I Randomly get rib pain on my left side this happens maybe 4-5 times a day mostly when I'm sitting down ?

Left rib pain: May be reflux from stomach. or gas from colon ( it is that high up), may have food intolerances, avoid alcohol caffeine, energy drinks, smoking, consider trial of ranitidine or prevecid- if not allergic. may be costochondirits ( if you press does it hurt?) - rarely cardiac/pericarditis, or lymph nodes. F/u w/ doc urgent care xray would show gas, EKG suggest pericarditis/cardiac ...Read more

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I have MS and experienced left rib pain around shoulder blades. Is this normal?

I have MS and experienced left rib pain around shoulder blades. Is this normal?

No, it's abnormal: Sounds like you have an issue within the spinal cord. Pain is far from uncommon, about 90% of all patients, and could well be a sign of impending relapse. Suggest you involve your neurologist ASAP, and consider treatment. ...Read more

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I am having horrible rib pain on my left side. It's sensitive to touch & move. It pops whenever i breathe out. Have any suggestions?

I am having horrible rib pain on my left side. It's sensitive to touch & move. It pops whenever i breathe out. Have any suggestions?

Costo-chondritis: You may have costo-chondritis. The ribs come together at the end and join with a cartilage joint. Sometimes this joint is pulled apart or injured. It pops and is painful. Treat with anti- inflammatories and or cortisone injections. Rest is good too. ...Read more

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Laxatives safe 2 use with left under rib pain?

Laxatives safe 2 use with left under rib pain?

Depends: Depends on the type of laxative and reason for the pain. Sometimes left upper abdominal pain could be related to obstruction or inflammation of the bowels and certain laxatives might not be appropriate for use. You should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more