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Have extreme pain only when I put pressure under my rib cage on both sides in my lower back. It's a very small area on both sides?

Have extreme pain only when I put pressure under my rib cage on both sides in my lower back. It's a very small area on both sides?

Low back: Tenderness of the low back could come from lumbar muscles, vertebra, or kidney/ureteral origin. If your symptoms persist or worsen see your physician for evaluation and he/she will order the appropriate tests and, if necessary, refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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I have a squiggy/watery buldge on both sides of my lower rib cage with a few lumps in it. I have got sarcoid and swollen lymph nodes. Why the buldge?

I have a squiggy/watery buldge on both sides of my lower rib cage with a few lumps in it. I have got sarcoid and swollen lymph nodes. Why the buldge?

Mgt: I would recommend an evaluation including chest imaging and pulmonary function testing. Once these are completed a virtual inbox consultation may be booked online.
The possible causes include granuloma of the chest wall. ...Read more

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What does pain on the lower left side under the rib cage mean?

What does pain on the lower left side under the rib cage mean?

Consider being seen: There are a number of possibilities and if it does not improve, you should consider being seen. Among the structures on the left side in that area are the lung, ribs, stomach and pancreas, all of which could potentially cause pain. Costochondritis, which is an inflammation of the rib-cartilage junction is among the more common causes and is quite benign, but you could also have a pneumonia. ...Read more

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I want help my left side my rib cage lower part hurts very bad!!?

I want help my left side my rib cage lower part hurts very bad!!?

Consider being seen: There are a number of possibilities and if it does not improve, you should consider being seen. Among the structures on the left side in that area are the lung, ribs, stomach and pancreas, all of which could potentially cause pain. Costochondritis, which is an inflammation of the rib-cartilage junction is among the more common causes and is quite benign, but you could also have a pneumonia. ...Read more

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Why am I having pain across my back & on both sides of my rib cage?

Why am I having pain across my back & on both sides of my rib cage?

Back, rib pain: More information about your symptoms is needed. Is the discomfort Sharp, jabbing, and fleeting? Does it hurt to take a deep breath or turn, twist, bend? Any history of strain? Do you have a cough? Pinched nerve usually hurts only on one side. Your physician will have to take a thorough history, examine you, order tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the causes of my left side near my lower rib cage to tense up?

What are the causes of my left side near my lower rib cage to tense up?

Could be rib: Dysfunction. Read this.
http://www. Basicspine. Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome. Html

could also be stomach, intestine or heart. See a doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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Pain on my left side from side of my rib cage upper also my lower left side?

Pain on my left side from side of my rib cage upper also my lower left side?

Get a physical!: New onset sharp left sided abdominal pain can have many etiologies. Without a physician history and examination, it is hard to guess the cause. Musculoskeletal pains, constipation, kidney infection, enlarged spleen, diverticulitis among possibilities.... ...Read more

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What could cause the left side of my rib cage (lower part) to hurt very badly?

What could cause the left side of my rib cage (lower part) to hurt very badly?

A number of causes:: 1: from your spine;
2: from the ribs, underlying lung or the heart;
3: underlying abdominal structures, like spleen, colon, pancreas, or left kidney.

See your PCP and have an examination and investigations to elucidate the cause of your problem.
Good Luck. ...Read more

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What organ is under your left lower rib cage on your left side close to your back?

What organ is under your left lower rib cage on your left side close to your back?

Kidney?: The organ you describe is probably a kidney, but you can experience pain in that area coming from a number of different organs, including liver, stomach, muscles and even the heart. ...Read more

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Pain underneath lower left rib cage and up the left side of back. What can I take for this?

Pain underneath lower left rib cage and up the left side of back. What can I take for this?

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

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I feel sharp, sudden pain on my lower rib cage (right side) few times. What could cause this?

I feel sharp, sudden pain on my lower rib cage (right side) few times. What could cause this?

Maybe pleural pain: Under the right rib cage, or part of the rib cage, are the liver, gall bladder, first part of the small intestine, the muscles between ribs, the diaphragm, the linings of the ribs and the lungs, etc... Sometimes it is irritation of a nerve, or of pleura (the lining of the ribs or lungs) that leads to brief sharp pains. A doctor can examine the area if symptoms continue, increase, or are worrisome. ...Read more

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I feel sharp, sudden pain under my lower rib cage left side; few times. What could cause this?

See a doctor: This could be many causes, such as heart, stomach problem or rib cage injury, etc. You better see a doctor to get a full exam. ...Read more

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I've been feeling very sharp pains on both sides of my rib cage. The pain has been persistent for 5 days. What should I do?

Seek evaluation: Pain of any kind that is persistent requires a thorough evaluation to get to the source of the issue. See your health care provider to find the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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What can cause u to have a tingling in ur lower left side front rib cage when laying down and should I worry?

What can cause u to have a tingling in ur lower left side front rib cage when laying down and should I worry?

Tingling lower left: May be nerve compression, reflux, constipation, rarely gallbladder (usually right sided) /kidney/vascular/ovarian. Consider antacid/prevecid. Any unusual symptoms that persists > 2 weeks or recurs should be evaluated. Discuss with doctor/urgent care. ...Read more

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Sharp sporadic pain on the mid-lower part of my back on the right side (below rib cage). Young, no history of medical problems.

Sharp sporadic pain on the mid-lower part of my back on the right side (below rib cage). Young, no history of medical problems.

Muscular pain: Most probably musculoskletal pain, as long as the pain is not getting progressively worse, give some time, anti inflammatory and proper stretching might help. If persistent have it checked out ...Read more

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