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Pain in rib cage common with lupus? Is this a symtpom

Pain in rib cage common with lupus? Is this a symtpom

See below: Could be a sign a of pleurisy from lupus or other things, see your doctor to best determine what is going on. ...Read more

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Is chest pain a symptom of lupus arthritis flare?

Is chest pain a symptom of lupus arthritis flare?

Yes but...: Lupus flare up can cause inflammation of the pleura and pericardium (sack around the lungs and heart respectively) which can cause chest pain. However it is important that you see your doctor to be sure there is no coexisting coronary artery disease as well. ...Read more

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Is chest pain a symptom of JRA?

Is chest pain a symptom of JRA?

Can be associated : Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis can involve covering of lungs and heart called pleura and pericardium which can get inflamed and cause chest pain . http://patient.info/doctor/juvenile-idiopathic-arthritis-pro ...Read more

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Is back pain is a symptom of lung tb?

Is back pain is a symptom of lung tb?

Potts disease t: I don't know about lung TB but TB can spread to spine and cause potts disease with bone collapse was common in asia at one time. ...Read more

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Is upper back pain a possible symptom of a heart attack?

Is upper back pain a possible symptom of a heart attack?

Possible: It would be somewhat atypical as a symptom, but certainly possible. More concerning is the condition known as aortic dissection which commonly causes upper back pain. Of course numerous orthopedic conditions of the spine also cause this symptom. Get it checked out immediately if it is abrupt in onset and uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Is back pain a symptom of als?

Is back pain a symptom of als?

INDIRECT: Als causes weakness and muscle atrophy, so not unique to get destabilization of axial skeleton as a secondary effect, which could bring about back pain. But the disorder does not start with any specific pain patterns. ...Read more

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Is bone pain a usual symptom of hepatoma?

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No: If one has hepatocellular carcinoma and now with bone pain- , work-up like bone scan should be done to rule out metastatic disease to the bone ...Read more

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Is back pain a symptom of labor?

Is back pain a symptom of labor?

Yes: Women at risk for preterm birth should always contact their OB physician if they suspect they are in labor or having any unusual discomfort or symptoms in the abdomen or back. ...Read more

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Shooting pain in left arm for 2 days. No chest pain. What could this be, other than a pinched nerve? Could it be sign of heart disease?

Shooting pain in left arm for 2 days. No chest pain. What could this be, other than a pinched nerve? Could it be sign of heart disease?

Not likely heart: Shooting pain is most often associated with a nerve problem, as you suggested. It is rare to find heart problems in your age group, and shooting pains rarely reflect heart disease in any patient group. So a cardiac cause is most unlikely. ...Read more

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Pain in rib cage common with lupus?

Sort of: The rib cage itself is not involved in lupus. However, pleurisy can cause chest pain that can be mistaken for rib cage pain. ...Read more

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Is a musculosketal pain a type of chest pain caused by anxiety?

Is a musculosketal pain a type of chest pain caused by anxiety?

Possible: Musculoskeletal pain can be a source of atypical chest pain. Atypical chest pain can certainly be triggered by anxiety. However, you should still see a doctor for evaluation if you never have chest pain before. ...Read more

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Is back pain a symptom of colon cancer?

Is back pain a symptom of colon cancer?

Cancer pain: Usually not. Cancers are usually painless until they press on surrounding organs or nerves. Other symptoms for colon cancer should be observed, such as blood in stool. If there is any doubt, please see your internist or a GI specialist for a checkup, especially if you have a higher risk for cancer. ...Read more

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Could pain in left shoulder blade and chest be a symptom of espohageal cancer?

Could pain in left shoulder blade and chest be a symptom of espohageal cancer?

Unlikely in the sho-: Ulder blade, but chest maybe. You might have symptoms like difficulty in swallowing or repeated regurgitations, maybe loss of weight, feeling of a mass or fullness in the upper middle part of the tummy, or in the neck area---- depending on the location of the lesion. Best would be to see your pcp and a gen surgeon so you could be investigated ; treatment started, as necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is joint pain a symptom of pms?

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Is joint pain a symptom of pms?

It can be: Alyssa, the usual PMS symptoms are bloating or cramping, nausea, and increased emotionality, but water retention can also be a symptom, which could cause joint pain. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Been diagnosed with IBS is discomfort below both sides of rib cage a symptom of ibs. Not painful just uncomfortable at times?

Perhaps: Ibs can cause bloating or uncomfortable distension, which can be felt beneath the rib cage, but most often the pain or cramps are in the lower left abdomen. Please see your physician to exclude other causes (conditions of the liver, pancreas, lungs, kidneys, etc). Most ibs discomfort is strongly related to passing a bowel movement (gets better afterwards). ...Read more

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Is shoulder pain a sign of miscarriage?

Is shoulder pain a sign of miscarriage?

Shoulder Pain: Shoulder pain can occur with irritation of the diaphragm, or referred pain from the intrathoracic area. Never heard related to miscarriage. What trimester are you in? ...Read more

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Pain in rib cage common with lupus? Is this a symtpom

See below: Could be a sign a of pleurisy from lupus or other things, see your doctor to best determine what is going on. ...Read more

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Pain in rib cage common with lupus?

Sort of: The rib cage itself is not involved in lupus. However, pleurisy can cause chest pain that can be mistaken for rib cage pain. ...Read more

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Pain in upper right back, inside rib cage. Gallbladder removed in 2010-dirreah, weight loss, night sweats. Enzymes over 810-neg for hep, lupus, wilson?

? retained stone: There are a number of tests, ultrasound, mrcp that you could have to rule out a retained or new primary gallstone in your bile ducts. If these are clear an ERCP may help. If it is not a stone then review your meds. Many things can affect the liver: tylenol, (acetaminophen) alcohol, cholesterol meds, etc. If nothing is found they may want to image your liver. ...Read more

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Left back pain where the rib cage ends, also to the side of the body at the same level. What can it be? It hurts when I make pressure no other symptom

Left back pain where the rib cage ends, also to the side of the body at the same level. What can it be? It hurts when I make pressure no other symptom

Back pain: This could be many things - more information would be needed. If there was a strain or lifting - it could be a muscle strain. If fever or cough - could be pneumonia. If fever or symptoms when you pee - could be kidney infection. If a rash around that side of back with blister like lesions it could be shingles. If the pain persists follow up your physician. Good Luck ...Read more

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Been diagnosed with IBS is discomfort below both sides of rib cage a symptom of ibs. Not painful just uncomfortable at times?

Perhaps: Ibs can cause bloating or uncomfortable distension, which can be felt beneath the rib cage, but most often the pain or cramps are in the lower left abdomen. Please see your physician to exclude other causes (conditions of the liver, pancreas, lungs, kidneys, etc). Most ibs discomfort is strongly related to passing a bowel movement (gets better afterwards). ...Read more

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Tight aching rib cage muscles front and back when walking fast. I think I have costochondritis but this is a new symptom. Does this cause those SX?

Tight aching rib cage muscles front and back when walking fast. I think I have costochondritis but this is a new symptom.  Does this cause those SX?

Chest wall pain: if you do, indeed, have costochondritis, then this could explain your pain. usually this pain is only in the front along your breast bone and edges of ribs. it could also be pleuritis. ...Read more

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Sharp Pain below left rib cage back no other symptoms what could be the reason?

Pain: Well, more history is needed. This can't be easily sorted out without tapping into more detail. Connect with one of our Health Tap Prime providers or seek local care. ...Read more

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Couple times today had nanosecond sharp pain under right rib cage. Went away instantly. No other symptoms. Voodoo doll? (Kidding) possibilities?

Pain under ribs: Well only about 1000 causes so need more information. So think and observe it more and send much more detail on what brings it on, makes it better etc. Which side for example? Most likely gas. ...Read more

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I have had a kidney stone pass before but what does spasm of rib cage feel like what s the difference in symptoms?

I have had a kidney stone pass before but what does spasm of rib cage feel like what s the difference in symptoms?

KIDNEY STONE: Rib issues are generally as tender as they are painful. Stones are more pain than tenderness. Kidney stone pain is not helped by position or rest either. ...Read more

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My HIDA scan was at 97%. Do you suggest gallbladder removal? I have had symptoms of pain for the last 5 months under the rib cage, duplicated by HIDA

My HIDA scan was at 97%. Do you suggest gallbladder removal? I have had symptoms of pain for the last 5 months under the rib cage, duplicated by HIDA

Surgeon: The hida scan only looks for obstruction. You can still have a diseased or dysfunctional gall bladder due to stones, sludge or chronic inflammation. A skilled abdominal surgeon will advise you best taking into account your history of symptoms and findings after testing and examining you. ...Read more

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I have all he symptoms of gallbladder but im having pain in my left rib cage . My hida scan results were 60 % . Does this mean?Will my gldr be removed

I have all he symptoms of gallbladder but im having pain in my left rib cage . My hida scan results were 60 % . Does this mean?Will my gldr be removed

Normal hida scan: A normal gallbladder ejection fraction is more than 50%. It is normal in your case. Unless you have a situs invertus ( in this case the liver on the left side instead of the right side) your symptom is probably not related to hepatobiliary disease, as demonstrated by your normal hida scan. It might be related to stomach, spleen or other thoracic problems. ...Read more

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Hi i am a 47 year old male and i have been having a pain symtom from yesterday on my right upper side by my rib cage. I thougt it is GAS i rub icy hot?

Not recommended: I/m against rubbing any chemical substance on the body producing heat like Icy Hot/Ben Gay. These chemicals react with H2O in the skin & undergo exothermic reactions making heat. Problem's if you put too much you can burn yourself & there's no way to stop it unless the reactions terminate. Result? Dermal layer damage with scarring. Don't know why this JUNK is still on the market. Use warm towels ...Read more

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Lower left side has had a sharp pain, it's also occurring under my rib cage. Its lasted for maybe about 1 week and a half. Is this normal PMS symptoms?

Lower left side has had a sharp pain, it's also occurring under my rib cage. Its lasted for maybe about 1 week and a half. Is this normal PMS symptoms?

Left sided pain: Not sure why - one classic cause of left lower quadrant abdominal pain is diverticulitis or other inflammatory bowel problem. The pain under the ribs could be muscle strain. Pms cramps tend to be in lower abdomen. We should also consider gyn issues like ovarian cysts. Talk with your doctor about these symptoms and you can go from there. ...Read more

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Pain on both left and right below my rib cage, no other symptoms! what can it be?

Pain on both left and right below my rib cage, no other symptoms! what can it be?

UGI related: Many organs in the area. Stomach, spleen, pancreas, splenic ; hepatic flexure, gall bladder, liver ; duodenum. C an UGI specialist 4 evaluation. The DX needs exam, history, ; hands on palpation. ...Read more

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Sudden pain below left rib cage. Hurts for a minute, stops hurting for a minute (repeat). No other symptoms. ?

Sudden pain below left rib cage. Hurts for a minute, stops hurting for a minute (repeat). No other symptoms. ?

Colon gas: Gas can collect in the splenic flexure of the colon which is under the ribs on the left side. What you describe is classic cramping pain associated with gas in the large bowel. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more