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I just experienced a sharp pain behind my ribs what does that mean?

I just experienced a sharp pain behind my ribs what does that mean?

Hard to tell: Without more information and an exam. Is the pain in front or back or side? Sharp or dull? With breathing? Are you short of breath? Risk factors for lung problems or heart problems? Can be as simple as a muscle strain or serious as a heart or lung problem. Get checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a sharp pain in my left rib?

What does it mean when I have a sharp pain in my left rib?

Could be: A chest wall problem due to slipped rib syndrome, somatic dysfunction of the rib or costochondritis. Try some advil (ibuprofen) for a few days and see your doctor for exam and treatment options. Could also be a problem from within the chest like the heart, stomach esophagus or even kidney. ...Read more

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I'm feeling a sharp pain round the lower part of my left ribs, what could this mean?

I'm feeling a sharp pain round the lower part of my left ribs, what could this mean?

Chest Wall Pain: A woman of your age with sharp chest pains could be exhibiting "Chest Wall Pain" due to costochondritis. This is especially true if you are involved in regular physical training or workouts. Check with your PCP if this continues. ...Read more

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It hurts to exhale & I have a really bad sharp pain under my right side of my ribs, what does it mean?

It hurts to exhale & I have a really bad sharp pain under my right side of my ribs, what does it mean?

Right ribs pain: Several things come to mind, from costochondritis (inflammation of the cartilage between the ribs), cardiac, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, respiratory, psychogenic, to herpes zoster, to drug abuse. Consult your physician for a workup. ...Read more

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I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

No short answer: I hope it is a muscular strain and can be helped by heatseveral times a day. In the rib cage would be more in the mid to upper abdomen. I do not like it being a severe sharp pain, if it is other than brief you should seek medical attention. It could be diverticulitis (an infected pocket in the intestine) and it may be ruptured. ...Read more

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What does having sharp pain under the right side rib cage mean?

Many things: Hard to say. Many things live in this area and there can be referred pain from another part of the body causing this pain. Gall bladder, rib irritation, serious bowel problems, ulcers, pancreatitis, and many other issues come to mind. Get checked out. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does sharp pain under the right side rib cage mean?

Could be: An organ inside the abdomen like gallbladder, pancreas, liver or it could be one of the components of chest wall like rib, muscle, nerve or chest wall lining called pleura. See a doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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I have a really bad sharp pain behind my left rib cage every time i take a deep breath it hurts?

Chest pain: Recommend you get a chest x-ray with rib x-rays to look at your lungs as well as the bones. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your having a sharp pain right under your ribs and feeling sick with cold sweats?

Abd pain: If you feel that way, you need to see doc and if this is an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to er. No telling otherwise without more history and physical exam. ...Read more