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I have pain in right abdomen below ribs is this related any major problem?

I have pain in right abdomen below  ribs is this related any major problem?

Possibly gallbladder: This is the typical location for gall bladder pain or liver pain but there are many other possibilities. Gallbladder pain generally worsens with meals and is associated with nausea and/or vomiting. This pain may also radiate to your upper back or shoulder. If this pain persists, is recurrent or is associated with the above you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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The left side of my abdomen keeps pulsing, seems like it's under my ribs.. I'm not really sure what the problem is and if I should have concern. ?

The left side of my abdomen keeps pulsing, seems like it's under my ribs.. I'm not really sure what the problem is and if I should have concern. ?

Pulsation: Pulsation in the abdomen is usually from the abdominal aorta which is the largest artery in the body. It is often more noticeable in slender individuals. Aneurysms would be the main concern with very prominent arterial pulsation. See your physician if you have continuing concerns. ...Read more

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Lot of fatty nodules in my belly and ribs. Any problem?

?lipoma or cyst: Such multiple subcutaneus nodules could represent a benign lipoma or cyst. Have you doctor examine you. ...Read more

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Dear Docs: my son has a little belly and his lower ribes stick out a little. He is 4year old and has no problem with health. Why is that?what to take?

Dear Docs: my son has a little belly and his lower ribes stick out a little. He is 4year old and has no problem with health. Why is that?what to take?

From the side, he : looks like a lima bean ? That's normal posture for a pre-schooler, but exaggerated in tots with low muscle tone, so have pediatrician check. Flaring ribs are normal. No treatment needed unless he has low tone & delays in fine &/or gross motor development, then occupational & physical therapy. Use developmental screens on firstsigns.org. or healthychildren.org. No medications are needed. ...Read more

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Ovary up high in abdominal cavity closer to ribs after hysterectomy , very small and not in normal position. Problem? Sorry didn't word last ? Right.

Ovary up high in abdominal cavity closer to ribs after hysterectomy , very small and not in normal position. Problem? Sorry didn't word last ? Right.

No: The actual position of the ovary after hysterectomy is not as important as whether there is good blood flow from the ovary into the general circulation to provide the necessary hormones to the patient.. ...Read more

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What would cause pain on upper left side of body near abdomen under ribs?

What would cause pain on upper left side of body near abdomen under ribs?

Several things: Upper left abdomen contains spleen, tail of pancreas, splenic flexure of colon, part of stomach, left kidney, left lower ribs and muscles. Costochondritis, strained muscles, trauma to spleen, stomach ulcer or tumor, pancreatitis, problem with left lobe of liver, left kidney infection or stone, left lower lung infection, splenic flexure distention with air from irritable bowel syndrome, to name few. ...Read more

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Pain on left side abdomen under rib when sitting when i lay flat it goes away?

Pain on left side abdomen under rib when sitting when i lay flat it goes away?

Position: Any pain related to position sounds like musculo-skeletal in origin, not visceral. So you might want to try looser clothing, change chair position, that sort of thing. Area under the left rib cage means area of stomach, pancreas, spleen, diaphragm, so if it persists, these things need to be looked at. Also, it could be atypical angina, pain from heart muscle not getting enough oxygen. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing pains by the side of my abdomen, below my ribs.Whats the cause?

RUQ pain: Have it evaluated as the organs there are the liver, the gallbladder, part of the lungs and the diaphragm, and in the back is the kidney in addition to possible referred pain from the stomach, the intestines and the pancreas. It is best to see your doctor for proper exams. ...Read more