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What can cause left side abdominal pain under ribs when sitting? No other symptoms.

What can cause left side abdominal pain under ribs when sitting? No other symptoms.

Left abdominal pain: Your left side under the rib has stomach, spleen, pancreas, lungs, kidney, intestine and muscles. Any problem with one of them can cause pain. Please see your doctor for complete history and thorough examination with lab.Tests and us/ctscan of abdomen. Wish you good health. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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What can cause top left shoulder pain and left side abdominal pain under ribs that's a shooting pain in both areas when breathing in deeply?

What can cause top left shoulder pain and left side abdominal pain under ribs that's a shooting pain in both areas when breathing in deeply?

Diaphragmatic irrit.: The shoulder pain described is a referred pain from a left diaphragmatic irritation. Therefore any thoracic or abdominal pathology that might irritate the left diaphragm will lead to such pain. I advise you get a ct of chest and abdomen and get checked by your physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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Severe left side abdominal pain under ribes below breast and all the way down to hips travels into stomach its like pain waves bubbly kinda??

Severe left side abdominal pain under ribes below breast and all the way down to hips travels into stomach its like pain waves bubbly kinda??

Go to ER if severe: If your pain is severe go to the emergency room close to your home pain on your left close to your ribs could be a long list of things it take careful interview and examination to figure it out so see a doctor emergency room if the pain is severe thank you for using health tap and good luck ...Read more

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Right side upper abdomen pain under rib cage causes?

Right side upper abdomen pain under rib cage causes?

Possibilities: Ruq abdomen is home to the liver, gall bladder, small intestines, diaphragm. Gall bladder stones, duodenal ulcer, pneumonia, hepatitis, and sometimes atypical appendicitis can cause RUQ pain. Persistent pain warrants immediate evaluation by doctor. ...Read more

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Ive been feeling an abdominal pain for 3-4 days. It is located on the left side of my abdomen, right beneath the ribs. No bruisers, no marks?

Ive been feeling an abdominal pain for 3-4 days. It is located on the left side of my abdomen, right beneath the ribs. No bruisers, no marks?

Not clear: This area is usually muscular disease. UP at this area can also be related to trauma.This can also be related to vigorous exercise to this area such as situps etc. If you are doing crunch of the abdomen wall this may do . See your doc if persist. ...Read more

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Severe left abdominal pain under ribs & back, radiates down left side. Able to eat little- pain and nause gets worse and feel full quickly MRI normal?

Severe left abdominal pain under ribs & back, radiates down left side. Able to eat little- pain and nause gets worse and feel full quickly  MRI normal?

Stomach ulcer?: Gastritis? MRI may not show an ulcer or gastritis. See a GI specialist. I hope this helps. If you still have questions or concerns about this issue contact me at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more