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I have a burning pain under my rib cage on my right side?

I have a burning  pain under my rib cage on my right side?

See your doctor: Your single symptom is too vague to provide any diagnosis. It could be a sign of an ulcer. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Hello . I have a pain in my right side under my rib cage?

Hello . I have a pain in my  right side under my rib cage?

Gall Bladder: If you are having specific pain in the right upper quadrant, especially after a fatty meal; you may very well have gall bladder trouble. This happens more with people who are fat, forty, female, fertile, and hispanic. People in your family may have had gall bladder trouble -- ask around. Try Tums (calcium carbonate) daily, report results to your doctor, and consider getting an ultrasound of your gall bladder. ...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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I have a sharp pain in my stomach right under my ribs?

I have a sharp pain in my stomach right under my ribs?

Guessing?: If it is on the right side and even in the middle, you could be experiencing gallbladder disease/stones. There could be gastritis or an ulcer. It could be a presentation of multiple other GI and non-gi issues. Sounds as though you need to be see and examined and perhaps have some testing done. Gallbladder disease would be at the top of my list based on your short complaint. ...Read more

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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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I have been having a constant pain on my left side right under my rib cage? Iam getting worried

I have been having a constant pain on my left side right under my rib cage? Iam getting worried

More info needed: The spleen,intestines,abdominal muscles, part of the stomach,duodenum,and pancreas,left diaphragm and base of left lung are all in that part of the body. Your physician has to take a thorough history of your symptoms and perform a physical examination in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Just after my peiod I have pain on my right under rib cage?

Catamenial pneumotho: While the association between menstrual periods and chest pain is more usually coincidental , catamenial pneumothorax needs to be ruled out . Would recommend to talk to your doctor, and if necessary a pulmonologist . Catamenial pneumothorax is still a rare condition and in your case anxiety associated with menstruation might also be possible. ...Read more

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I have pulling pain under right rib cage?

Varies: Multiple potential causes, from superficial causes such as a pulled muscle, costochondritis , etc. Or a deeper cause which can include problems with the liver, lung, or fall bladder. I would not hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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I constantly have pain in my right side under my ribs, and right groin area i get severe sharp pain. I have been checked for appendicitis.

Other diagnoses: Right renal stone or a right infected kidney come to mind first. Potentially a twisted ovary or adhesions also come to mind. Regardless, see your doctor! ...Read more

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Why would I have pain under my left rib and nausea?

Many causes: Hi! Sorry you're not feeling well. There are many many possible causes for such symptoms. Sometimes discussing personal history/medical problems (like diabetes, immune problems...) w/ a physician and doing a careful physical exam can help narrow down the list of causes, but often tests like blood labs, urine analysis, or even imaging like ultrasound or CT will be needed to accurately diagnose. ...Read more

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I've been having a sharp pain in my back under my right rib cage?

This could be a num-: Of possibilities, like: kidney stones, other kidney issues; back pain from the spine or the back muscles issues; abdominal problems; nerve problems. Etc. You need to see your pcp to get diagnosed and investigated, so treatment can be started. ...Read more

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What should I do? I have pain on my right side directly under my rib cage?

What should I do? I have pain on my right side directly under my rib cage?

Talt to PCP: The causes of pain you described are usually from acid reflux, muscle pain, costocondritis and rarely from GB stone. As the information is incomplete and as you are young this is unlikely from heart or lung origin. Unnecessary tests sometimes bring false positive results. A Pretest probability is crucial. Try anti-acid and anti-inflammatory measures. If ineffective talk to your PCP. ...Read more

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Severe pain under my right rib also radiaetes to back i also have a dull pain under my left rib i had my galbladder removed nearly 3 years ago?

Severe pain under my  right rib  also radiaetes to back  i also have a dull pain under my left rib i had my galbladder removed nearly 3 years ago?

More Info Needed: When does this happen? Any relieving factors like antacids or gas-reducing medicine? How long does it last. Any other symptoms like nausea, shortness of breath, sweating. Other chronic diseases like diabetes or high bp? You should probably consult a doctor to get this evaluated-it could be gas or it could be heart pain which is serious. You need to find out asap. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain right under my left armpit. Advice please?

I have a sharp pain right under my left armpit. Advice please?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain in my left shoulder and under my left breast?

Pulled muscle: Its likely musculoskeletal at your age. Check bra tightness, try 2 aleve 2x per day for a week if no hx of ulcers. If nausea, vomiting, etc ensue go get seen, low probability for cardiac but god forbid i give the wrong advise on chest pain. Zantac (ranitidine) may help if it's reflux. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain on my right side under my rib?

Right sub rib pain: Right subcostal pain derives either from swollen gall bladder, inflamed gall bladder, swollen liver, cracked rib, intercostal muscle strain, pleurisy, or rib bruise. Needsxeval. ...Read more

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I have slight pain on the left side under my ribs?

I have slight pain on the left side under my ribs?

Left sided abd. pain: Discomfort under the left rib cage could come from the gastric or stomach area,spleen, left lung,left upper colon or abdominal muscles. More details are needed to make a diagnosis. Seeing your physician if symptoms persist is the best advice.. ...Read more

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I have a pain under my right breast, under my right arm and going under my shoulder blade. Very sharp when i move, and breath out. ?

I have a pain under my right breast, under my right arm and going under my shoulder blade. Very sharp when i move, and breath out. ?

Several possibles: Two likely possibilities that come to mind for me are a muscle strain in the chest wall , and irritation of the pleural lining of your lung. Might also be compression of a nerve in the thoracic spine. ...Read more