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Johns Hopkins Dull Pain Below Rib Cage Bloated
My spleen is enlarged and I just started with a cont. Dull pain under left rib cage and abdomen seems bloated when does it become an emergency?
See below: You report having a cardiac catheterization but did not mention whether or not you have coronary disease. Since this is a new symptom, you may want to have checked out. You can also call/page your primary or whoevever is covering for him or her since they would have access to your entire medical history. ...Read more
See below: It could be any number of things. You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Could be muscle pain: Depending upon how long it has been bothering you and if you hurt yourself or not it could be muscular in origin if it just started you could use heating pad and see if it goes away. If it does not go away soon, contact your physician so he can make a diagnosis. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Dull pain below right rib cage hurts from front to the back an I don't have a gallbladder what could this be?
Does it feel like GB: Does it feel like your old gallbladder attacks? It is possible to have issues such as retained stones or even new primary gallstones formed in your bile ducts after gallbladder removal. Nausea? Bloating? Belching? Other causes are simple pulled muscle or rib issues. Internal causes include liver, pancreas, stomach, colon etc. See your doctor for history and physical. ...Read more
For about 2 weeks dull pain below right rib cage sometimes I get sudden pains feeling like knife stabbing what could this be?
Gall bladder symptom: Right upper quadrant pain can be from gallbladder irritation or possibly an ulcer in a young person. These pains can be dull with exacerbations of discomfort. A visit to your primary care doctor for further evaluation is indicated. ...Read more
I have been experiencing a dull pain on the right side of my body on the bottom of my rib cage. It hurts right after I eat. What could this be?
Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with pain after meals, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not gall stones, which may need an ultrasound scan and eventual surgery. ...Read more
I am having pain on my right side, from the rib cage around to my back. It's a constant dull pain. I am running a low grade temp around 99.6.?
Get seen very soon: Your symptoms are very concerning. I would urge you to be seen very soon. I wold not delay in getting seen and diagnoses and treated. ...Read more
I started getting a dull pain under my left rib cage its a come and go pain, usually when im done eating and sitting down. Please help. Thank you?
Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the pancreas or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
I had a dull pain at the start of the week in the middle of the right rib cage and as the week has gone on its got gradually worse and now I can't mov?
Pain?: What r u waiting for? Try to see u physician and if u don't have one go to the emergency room. ...Read more
You could have pulled a muscle. On the other hand, this could be from something under the chest or abdominal wall.
Try a warm compress or ice pack. If symptoms persist, X rays, labs and possible Cat scan of abdomen and chest may be needed at your doctor's discretion ...Read more
See a doctor for-: -evaluation. Tests may be needed as well as a hands on exam, , aswell as a good history. The causes can be many there are so many organs in that area as well as possibility of referred pain ...Read more
I've been having dull pain under my rib cage on my lower right side back for the past 2 weeks, normally occurs while laying down any suggestions?
Notice: If the dull pain is intermittent or steady, clearly localized or diffuse, related to any pressure on your back or side, increases (or decreases) with deep breathing, gets worse with you touching or palpating, associated with urination, menstrual cycle, upper GI symptoms. As you see, the range of possibilities is wide. But, unremitting pain for 2 should be evaluated. ...Read more
I have a weird dull pain between my left rib cage and skin, I feel it if I am leaning to the left..
At the start of the week I had a dull pain in the middle of my right rib cage and now it's severe. I might have fell over drunk?
? broken rib: If you are lucky. If it hurts to push directly on a rib that is most likely diagnosis. Much more serious is what could have happened if so drunk you don't remember falling. A wake up call? ...Read more
I have a mild dull pain in the middle of my right rib cage. It feels muscular and pressing on the areas sharpens the pain a bit. What could it be?
Chest wall pain: Is usually not worrisome. Try pain relievers. ...Read more
Hi, I am having pain under my left rib cage, it has been going for 6 days now. It is mostly a dull pain, but sharp sometimes. I'm am also very gassy?
Abdominal pain: At your age, this should be investigated by your doctor to make sure there is nothing serious going on. ...Read more
I feel a lump under my right rib cage, I have also felt a dull pain there for about a month. Any idea what this could be?
See your PCP: Some conditions like lump under the rib cage require further assessment and your primary care doctor may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more
Last few days I have had some pressure and dull pain in my left rib cage see to be belching and uncomfortable in general.. What could be causing this?
Don't know: Sounds as though you have an issue with your stomach or esophagus. See a dr to get this evaluated! ...Read more
I've had a dull pain a few times a day in my upper-right abdomen, slightly right of center and below the rib cage. Is this a gallbladder problem?
Most likely: But it can be kidney, gastric ulcers and pancreatic. Need to see PCP for Workup ...Read more
Slight dull pain under bottom right rib cage feel it more when tightening up could this be muscle pulled from weight lifting? Lift a lot of weights
Dull pain: Location under rib cage could be spleen, liver, gallbladder, gas, strain, among others. ...Read more
Been having dull aching pain under left arm just below rib cage. Off and on for a few days. Feel pain when I press on bone?
Inflammation: If there is no recent arm trauma, you may be dealing with tendonitis of the elbow or an epicondylitis near the elbow. Both conditions respond to avoiding strain of the arm and, if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve. If symptoms don't resolve, consult your physician or an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
My stomache feels like its burnin and there's dull pain under my right rib cage and rt side but also on left abdomen hurts too and by belly button?
Its hard to read:
This and give enough information, but with that combination of complaints and that you also list diarrhea and nausea amongst your conditions you should be seen in person by a medical provider.
Quizzing you on scope, intensity duration and frequency of your symptoms and examining you in person is likely your next step. Again its hard to be complete in 400 characters, but go get seen ...Read more
Dull pain left below rib cage next to belly button dull ache 2 weeks comes and goes when upright. Ideas? 36 healthy female.
This could be...: Many things. Including a pulled muscle or pain deeper in the abdomen. You may be able to tell if it is shallow pain (somatic) if you "push" out your belly several inches, then "suck" it in. If this causes local pain or if tender to touch, pain is likely a muscle and not worrisome. Pain around belly button could be adenitis (inflammed lymph node from recent infection) and should improve. Get good exam. ...Read more
Dull pain near liver/under rib cage, that comes and goes when move certain ways. Recently started working out. Pulled muscle?
It is good that you are exercising. You may take a bit easier with exercise till this heals and then gradually increase the intensity of exercise.
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