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Doctor insights on: Left Back Rib Pain

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Headaches lower back pain left rib pain feel bloated and super full but am not what's going on ? :(

Back Pain: The pains you're describing may be related to your kidneys. I think you should have this checked out with your primary care doctor. They can get some simple tests to figure out what is going on and make sure it is nothing dangerous or that needs immediate attention. ...Read more

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Found a lump back left rib cage yesterday. Pain along left side ribs to hip front pelvic area pain feel fullness like ribs touching my hips!?

Found a lump back left rib cage yesterday. Pain along left side ribs to hip front pelvic area pain feel fullness like ribs touching my hips!?

Examination: The rapid onset of your symptoms suggests an infection, but you don't describe feeling ill other than fullness and pain. See your physician today, and if you can't get in head to the emergency room. ...Read more

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I have painful lump on top of my left rib. And back pain that feels like contractions but my tubes are tied?

Requires examination: and testing: cannot be diagnosed online. Call your physician for an appointment asap. ...Read more

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Recurring utis, lower left back pain under rib cage, high white blood cell count in urine, nausea, weakness. Causes?

Pyelonephritis: It sounds like you have pyelonephritis/ renal infection. You could have infected kidney stones or an obstructing ureteral stone. You could have vessico-ureteral reflux or a large post void bladder residual. I would recommend that you see a urologist and get a renal/bladder ultrasound and voiding cysto-urethrogram. Good luck. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has lower back rib pain on the left side. What could cause that?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have had rib pain in my upper back for 3 days now it hurts to breathe and to lay flat on my back and on my left side.. Should I be worried?

I have had rib pain in my upper back for 3 days now it hurts to breathe and to lay flat on my back and on my left side.. Should I be worried?

No: It is muscle spasm due to wrong posture, bedding or pillows. try to correct that and wait for 1 week. In meantime do brisk walking for 1 hr. May take some warm shower and NSAIDs. don't do any bending or stretching until pain goes away. ...Read more