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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. ?

Likely muscular: Atypical cardiogenic chest pain needs to be ruled out but it is not likely. Because it is coming and going, it is likely muscular but can also be costochondritis (inflammatory pain where the rib meets the sternum). Other considerations but less likely include shingles and post herpetic neuralgia (residual pain after shingles) and a pinched nerve in your upper back (thoracic radiculopathy)-. ...Read more

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