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Left Side Rib Pain During Early Pregnancy
I'm really early in my pregnancy and since yesterday afternoon I've been have pain in the left side in my chest it fels like pressure like weight on me?
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What is most likely the cause of constant left side rib pain that worsens when swallowing food or liquids??
Dr says I have slight enlarged spleen but didn't do any tests is this usual I went to see him as I have left side rib pain.
Splenomegaly: If your spleen is enlarged there must be a reason for it. You should have a blood test called a CBC to check your blood cells, especially platelets. Also a cmp to check your liver function, since an enlarged spleen can sometimes be due to a liver problem. A baseline ultrasound of the abdomen should assess the organs, and often a ct scan is indicated to further examine the vessels to liver, spleen. ...Read more
I have been experiencing left side rib pain / fullness for about 6 weeks, a lump or mass has now developed on the lower potion of left ribs. Concerns?
Mass: Any mass is of concern. See a doctor and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
I, too, believe I have a pinched nerve that is causing a pinching sensation down my left arm. I also have left side rib pain esp. When coughing or tur?
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?
Having bad rib pain that moves to the middle and upper rib on left side. I fractured it when I had pnmonia 5 months agoHad an x-ray Dr's sayis ok?
Left pleuritic pain: Was the X-ray repeated now? If normal then suggest ECG to exclude cardiac disease, and nerve conduction study to exclude intercostal nerve injury. Also consider FBC and SPEP to exclude non benign pathology like myeloma. ...Read more
I am having rib pain that isn't excruciating but still quite painful. It is on my left side and I also have two raised lumps of skin on my ribs.?
If no: Infection general measures will help, warm water, waling exercises and rest for 2 wks ...Read more
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
I am having horrible rib pain on my left side. It's sensitive to touch & move. It pops whenever I breathe out. Have any suggestions?
Doctor can evaluate: Such symptoms can be due to a variety of illnesses, from viral infections to stomach acidity, to pancreatic diseases, plus some others... One can start with a primary care doctor, who can get the details and do an exam. The doctor may order some blood, urine, and xray tests, as needed. ...Read more
Pain in the left side bottom rib, pain is dull but when I press on the area of that rib I can definitely feel discomfort burping alot, constipation?
Your symptoms are: Highly atypical for a unifying diagnosis. Therefore it is impossible to provide a diagnosis over the internet. You need to be examined and perhaps have blood work performed to sort this out. Go to a health care provider for an evaluation. ...Read more
I've been experiencing intense rib pain, touch sensitive, on the right side along my sternum when I sleep on my left side. What could be causing that?
I just got over flu symptoms I had for week. I now have achy rib pain on top left side that hurts to touch. My friend has same pain same too now. Virus?
One possibility: It wouldn't be fair to try and diagnose you with such little information. However, considering your history above, consider (among other things) musculoskeletal pain (from "coughing attacks"), viral or bacterial pneumonia and pleuritis. Given your symptoms, it would probably be worth a visit to the doctor. I hope this helps. ...Read more
I Randomly get rib pain on my left side this happens maybe 4-5 times a day mostly when I'm sitting down?
Left rib pain: May be reflux from stomach. Or gas from colon (it is that high up), may have food intolerances, avoid alcohol caffeine, energy drinks, smoking, consider trial of ranitidine or prevecid- if not allergic. May be costochondirits (if you press does it hurt?) - rarely cardiac/pericarditis, or lymph nodes. F/u w/ doc urgent care xray would show gas, EKG suggest pericarditis/cardiac ...Read more
Constant pain in left side of abdomen below rib. Pain started as stabbing on left side on belly button. Randomly feeling pain on lower right abdomen?
Nonspecific: Migrating pain could represent excess gas moving through the intestines, or if associated with diarrhea, nausea and vomiting could represent an intestinal infection. Could also be muscle pain if you've been doing abdominal work outs. Best to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation if it's that bad. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have extreme pain on left side just be low rib pain comes when I eat I have lost 22 pounds in 2 months I had a CT scan done it showed nothing?
I have left side what it see to be rib pain and scapula sore to touch i, m in pain constantly, I seen cardiologist he assure me is not the hear pain?
Chest pain: It sounds like musculoskeletal or other non cardiac pain. ...Read more
Upper back pain left side arm pain rib pain all on left side for 20 days now. Been experiencing heavy heart beat when lieing down. I'm 19 male?
Go see your doctor: There are a lot of things that could cause these symptoms. Go see your doctor to examine you and figure out what could be causing yours. It could be things as simple as panic attacks, to things as significant as emergency heart related problems. ...Read more
Should I be worried? Yesterday. (lower mostly right side and left rib pain) sinus problems and mucus in her throat very little coughing. I see no reason for the pain and she said it very bad pain.
Not quite: Enuf info here, discuss wi your primary healthcare provider. But for"sinus/mucus" issues avoid dairy 100% (100%!). www. Thepmc. Org. ...Read more
Right lower back pain (sometimes left), pelvic pain, sometimes rib pain. No pain during urinating. Sometimes urine dark than normal. Could this be uti?
Atypical for UTI: Your pain seems to localize every except for the bladder. For this reason, I am going to suppose that this is not related to a uti. It could be bowel related. Nonetheless, based on the discoloration of your urine and your abdominal pain, a urine test is indicated. Talk to your ob/gyn! ...Read more
Not Common: No it is not common and I suggest you get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Period missing for nine days left sided pain beneath chest and to the back pregnancy test negative?
Missed period: Missed period is not just caused by pregnancy, although, pregnancy is the most common cause of missed period in women of fertile age. A lot of women fail to ovulate and that causes them not to have a period that month. They either get it back next month or they go without one for a while until they start bleeding uncontrollably when the uterus line grows big enough to just slough off on its own. ...Read more
Is it normal to get headaches during early pregnancy in your neck and back of head with slight sensitivity to light? Chin touches chest fine. Tension?
Yes: Your body will immediately begin experiencing physical changes. Those that you describe are common ones. ...Read more
My veins on chest, stomach and legs are more visible, I have done a pregnancy test its negative, I do have period like pain especially on my left side?
Chest pain: Pain with breathing is pleurisy. Many different causes and sometimes no clear reason why it is occurring. Forceful coughing can lead to pleuritic pain which can be unilateral or bilateral. Infections and musculoskeletal injuries can cause and mimic (respectively) pleuritic pain. ...Read more
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