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I have discomfort in my left adominal area. Right under my rib. What coild it be?

I have discomfort in my left adominal area. Right under my rib. What coild it be?

Belly Blues: This could be any number of different possibilities. Common complaints in runners are due to phrenic nerve irritation and diaphragmatic spasm (runner's stitch) which result in discomfort in this area or on the right side. The left side may also be affected from recent splenic injury from a fall, gastric spasm due to ulcerative disease, etc. If the problem is persistent get an examination soon. ...Read more

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Pain and discomfort in my left abdominal region somewhat beside my navel. When I breathe in heavily, a gurgling sound also comes from below my rib cag?

Pain and discomfort in my left abdominal region somewhat beside my navel. When I breathe in heavily, a gurgling sound also comes from below my rib cag?

This pain: may come from multiple sources. Kidneys may be the reason. so get urine checked. Diverticulitis of the colon could be another reason. a doctor needs to examine you for proper diagnosis ...Read more

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Have had dull abdominal discomfort on left side near stomach/ribcage for 2 weeks. Found a spot on my ribs under breast: is sore and tender to touch?

Have had dull abdominal discomfort on left side near stomach/ribcage for 2 weeks. Found a spot on my ribs under breast: is sore and tender to touch?

Probably not related: You may have a rib dysfunction or gastritis, neither of these would be related directly to a skin lesion. The lesion on your skin most commonly would be from a fungal infection and may benefit from an antifungal cream. If your symptoms are not resolving, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dull pain/spasm lower left rib upper abdominal area. Comes and goes quickly but have to breath short breaths thru it and hold up left arm 4 a mth now?

Dull pain/spasm lower left rib upper abdominal area. Comes and goes quickly but have to breath short breaths thru it and hold up left arm 4 a mth now?

Pain: After a month this should get checked. Possibilities include: lung problem, chest wall problem, spleen, pan crease, large bowel, left upper abdominal wall, diaphragm. ...Read more

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What would an abdominal CT scan show that an US wouldn't? RUQ discomfort under ribs. Had liver bloodwork 4 months ago, all normal. US came back normal

What would an abdominal CT scan show that an US wouldn't? RUQ discomfort under ribs. Had liver bloodwork 4 months ago, all normal. US came back normal

Rib fractures: CT could show a variety of things not seen on an US. The most likely would be rib fractures. Also, a CT is likely to note more suble changes of inflammation, and lymph adenopathy. Plus, the CT should provide a nice look at the pancreas which is often difficult to see on US ...Read more

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I have pain under my left rib going down to my lower abdominal, migraines and I feel nauseated..What could it be?

I have pain under my left rib going down to my lower abdominal, migraines and I feel nauseated..What could it be?

Difficult to say: This could all be due to a migraine but there are other possibilities such as ulcers, ibs, etc. You should discuss this wtih your doctor. ...Read more

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I am going to have my galbladder removed because of pain in my right side under ribs but now im having pain in left lower abdominal is this my galblad?

I am going to have my galbladder removed because of pain in my right side under ribs but now im having pain in left lower abdominal is this my galblad?

Unlikely. : Gallbladder pain is usually right upper quadrant associated with meals. Left lower quadrant pain is very unlikely to be gallbladder related. Depending on your evaluation to date, you may want to discuss this with your doctor prior to surgery. There are many reasons for abdominal pain and you may need further studies prior to proceeding. Although you may have 2 separate problems, they may be relat. ...Read more