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I have extreme pain under my right rib cage and it hurts to touch it. What is it ?

I have extreme pain under my right rib cage and it hurts to touch it. What is it ?

Depends: Pain that is reproducible is usually musculoskeletal in origin. There is a condition called costochondritis which is related to inflammation. Pain under the right ribcage can also be caused by gallbladder conditions, depending if it is actually abdominal pain. However, nothing substitutes a good history and physical exam with a physician , so please seek advice to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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I have severe pain under my right rib cage. When i get the pain it travels to my upper back.?

I have severe pain under my right rib cage. When i get the pain it travels to my upper back.?

Gall bladder?: It could be your gall bladder (or several other things). As with any severe pain, you should get this evaluated. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain under my right rib cage that sometimes radiates into my upper back near my shoulder blade. Nausea. And acid reflux.

I have sharp pain under my right rib cage that sometimes radiates into my upper back near my shoulder blade. Nausea. And acid reflux.

Gallbladder?: Sorry your feeling badly. Could be your gallbladder. See your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation, and ask of an ultrasound and blood tests are appropriate to check your gallbladder. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have experienced excruciating pain under my right rib cage multiple times over the past 10 yrs. All tests seem fine?! but i suffer what is it?

I have experienced excruciating pain under my right rib cage multiple times over the past 10 yrs. All tests seem fine?! but i suffer what is it?

Tsietse's syndorme?: One cause of pain of this nature is acute costochondritis, an inflammatory condition caused by several factors, including trauma, viruses, even tumors and infections that are chronic. Patients with arthritic illnesses are at greater risk. Treatment is rest and nsaids like aleve, (naproxen) ibuprofen, etc. ...Read more

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I keep having sharp pain under my right rib cage and pain in the lower right side of my back. What could this be?

See your GP: There are a variety of reasons that you could have like cardio, GI, anxiety, myalgia, etc. Regardless of the cause, it is important to visit your GP for consultation, tests, treatment or referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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I have a constant pain under my right rib cage .Its not a strong pain but its constantly there. And now I have diarrhia. What to do?

I have a constant pain under my right rib cage .Its not a strong pain but its constantly there. And now I have diarrhia. What to do?

Rib pain: Don't know if the 2 are connected or not but for the ribcage pain, if it hurts to push on it or tender when u turn or twist it's likely an irritation/inflammation in the rib cage. U can take Ibuprofen and place ice packs to help too. If it hurts when u take a deep breath may be a lung irritation, which occurs after a lung infection. ...Read more

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Why do I have a sharp pain under my right rib cage near the bottom when I breathe? I woke up one night and felt this pain when I would breathe

Why do I have a sharp pain under my right rib cage near the bottom when I breathe? I woke up one night and felt this pain when I would breathe

Gallbladder?: While this is fairly nonspecific, pain in this location could be from gallstones or an inflamed gallbladder. Best to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation if its bad enough. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hi I have pain under my right rib cage I no longer have a gallbladder even though the pain is very similar to that I also have heartburn the pain came?

Hi I have pain under my right rib cage I no longer have a gallbladder even though the pain is very similar to that I also have heartburn the pain came?

Post-cholecystectomy: Post-cholecystectomy syndrome (PCS) is defined as a complex of heterogeneous symptoms, consisting of upper abdominal pain and dyspepsia, after cholecystectomy. This term is inaccurate, as it encompasses biliary &non-biliary disorders, possibly unrelated to cholecystectomy. Read more at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC347344 ...Read more

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I have pain under my right rib cage...I am a smoker, 29 yrs old. Had a chest X-ray less than a ur ago and everything was good?

I have pain under my right rib cage...I am a smoker, 29 yrs old. Had a chest X-ray less than a ur ago and everything was good?

Pain under rib cage: please provide more information in regards to the pain, is it dull, throbbing, stabbing or burning in nature. As you have stated that you are a smoker. and if it burning sensation under your rib cage then it could be due to acid reflux take zantac (ranitidine) and see if that helps alleviate the pain ...Read more

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I am having severe pain under my right rib cage. It is 1 or 2 ribs under my right breast. It has been coming and going for over a year. ?

I am having severe pain under my right rib cage. It is 1 or 2 ribs under my right breast. It has been coming and going for over a year. ?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I went through an ultrasound and doc said there is kidney stone.I am having pain under my right rib cage.Doc suggested operation but I don't want to g?

I went through an ultrasound and doc said there is kidney stone.I am having pain under my right rib cage.Doc suggested operation but I don't want to g?

Urologist: You may wish to consult a urologist. Surgery may not be needed, if the stone can be broken up by sound waves, ie.,lithotripsy. Once the stone is broken with sound waves, the smaller pieces may pass with urine. ...Read more

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Why do I still have severe pain under my right rib cage? Gallbladder was removed 2 yrs ago, CT scans clear, mris clear and blood work is normal.

Nerve pain: Could be some nerve pain from cutaneous nerves traumatized at trocar insertion sites. Ask for referral to pain doc. Sorry this happened. ...Read more

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I have had pain directly under my right rib cage and towards my back for about two days now. It is pretty constant and does not come and go. Thoughts?

Possible gallbladder: Pain in the right upper quadrant radiating to the back raises the possibility of gallbladder disease including gallstones. Other liver problems and pancreatic conditions can also cause similiar symptoms. Ultrasound is a painless, safe way to assess for gallstones. ...Read more

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I'm having pain under my right front rib cage it feels hard when I stand not so much while laying down I don't have an appendix or a gallbladder w?

Does it feel like GB: Does it feel like your old gallbladder attacks? It is possible to have issues such as retained stones or even new primary gallstones formed in your bile ducts after gallbladder removal. Nausea? Bloating? Belching? Other causes are simple pulled muscle or rib issues. Internal causes include liver, pancreas, stomach, colon etc. See your doctor for history and physical. ...Read more

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I'm having pain under my right side rib cage that becomes extremely painful when coughing, sneezing, inhaling deeply, or getting up from laying down. ?

I'm having pain under my right side rib cage that becomes extremely painful when coughing, sneezing, inhaling deeply, or getting up from laying down. ?

More info?: Is it sharp or achy? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Any fevers? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Possible causes: gallbladder? Pneumonia? Ge issues? Muscle strain? Kidney? ...Read more

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I have great pain under my upper right rib cage?

Trauma?: If the pain came up on its own and you didn't have an injury, it's best to see your doctor to try to find an underlying cause. ...Read more

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Hi doc, i have been experiencing sharp pain under my right rib cage, sharp pain, burping oftenly and acid burps upper stomach. lansoprazole helps.

Heartburn ?: Most likely this is acid reflux or heartburn but gallbladder disease could also be considered. Since lansoprazole helps it is more likely heartburn. Ulcer disease is also a consideration. You should see your doctor to sort this out. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain radiating from under my right rib cage around the side to my back?

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