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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
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
Abdominal pains, left/right, lower of rib cage, had the problem before, did all the tests, nothing was found, but the colonoscopy assisted to take the pain away, this was in June 2016, pain is now back and I still don't know the course? Please help!
Possible constipatio: Are you perhaps constipated? The fact that the colonoscopy helped you previously might mean that the bowel prep had alleviated the symptoms. It might be worth having a plain abdominal X-ray which will show faecal loading. Further investigations will be needed if this is ruled out. ...Read more
Consider these...: If you're indicating your epigastrium (just below the ribs in the midline), then you may have peptic disease (e.g. ulcer, gerd, reflux) or contractions or delayed emptying of the gut in that location (stomach, mid-colon). Less likely (& appropriate to symptom duration, intensity, timing, risks) your gallbladder or pancreas may be sick. Best to get checked. ...Read more
Sir some problem in between my upper abdomen and chest .And some pain on the bones between them .So give me some solution .
Get help for pain: There are lots of reasons for abdominal ; chest discomfort, and not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. Specifics would help us, but a physical exam is best bet. ...Read more
Have been dealing with chest/abdomen problems due to health anxiety for months, have had echocardiogram, is that enough to rule out serious problem?
No not exactly: But it will provide useful information on heart & valve function. ...Read more
Can I use dovobet for small pimple like bumps all over my abdomen chest and back? I have had follicle problems, and body acne it looks similar to both
Not a good idea: It is not a good idea without knowing exactly what you are treating.Devobet is a combination local ointment used for psoriasis and it contains Dexamethasone a strong steroid which may make your rash worse i will suggest you consult your family doctor or a dermatologist for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My husband is loaded with hard masses in his abdomen, chest and groin. He has lost 12 lbs, is exhausted and has chronic cough. But the doctor says nothing is wrong.What could be the problem with him?
Doc is wrong: Either push his doc to do something or go see another doc. Your husband needs a full work up including full blood work (a blood count and complete chemistry panel). He also needs ct scans of chest, abomen, pelvis. A biopsy of one of the masses needs to be done. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What causes a 5 second stabbing pain in the center of chest/ upper abdomen / xiphoid area?Right at braline.PCP says heart ok.Fear cardiac problem!
My stomach is aching on the leftside near the ribs it feels bloated what's seems to be the problem?
Stomache discomfort: It is better to see u pcp for evaluation and work up in order to make sure nothing serious is going on. ...Read more
Sporadic under/inside of lower right rib stabbing pain for 2 months now. Gets worst every time. Liver/ gallbladder problem? Worth getting checked?
Get checked: You should have this looked at immediately, particularly if it is related to eating before or after possibilities include gall stones problem or gastrointestinal problems such as gastritis or ulcers or bowel issues such as ibd. It could also be an infectious problem if associated with pain and fever appendicitis is a possibility and should be dealt with immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: Get your baby seen by a doctor. ...Read more
Hi, every now and then i wake up in thw middle of the night with pain in my upper part of my stomach mid rib area.not seen dr due to financial problem?
Common possibilities: Middle and left- possible ulcer/gastritis. Try Omeprzole. To the left-gall bladder prob. Lay off fatty foods. Cabbage/broccoli etc. Other remote possibility: Hiatal hernia-don't lie down right after eating. Diverticulitis not likely to be episodic. Same with pancreatitis. ...Read more
Does itchy, uncomfortable pinch on my upper right side near rib cage correlates to stomach acid problem? Especially laying with stomach down
Stomach acid: If the pain is in the upper right abdomen, it's not likely due to stomach acid. The upper right abdomen is where your gall bladder is. Your stomach is more central in your upper abdomen, and off to the left a bit. Stomach acid tends to cause heartburn, or burning behind your breast bone. ...Read more
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