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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 do my rib cage both sides hurt? It started a few days ago

Why do my rib cage both sides hurt? It started a few days ago

Rib pain: Did you fall or have a cold with a lot of coughing.
Sleeping in a poor position too could be the cause.
Take some ibuprofen for a few days, if continues then see your primary care.
Go to emergency department if pain worsens or your breathing becomes difficult ...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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Over the past 4-5 months I've been getting severly sharp pains in the center of my chest all the way down under my rib cage on both sides?

Over the past 4-5 months I've been getting severly sharp pains in the center of my chest all the way down under my rib cage on both sides?

See your doctor: You should see your physician and have this checked out. Generally, any pain that persists for months should be investigated, this is perhaps never more true than when it is in the chest. ...Read more

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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

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I had swollen areas of about a few inches in diameter on both sides of my back, just below where my rib cage ends but on the back. What could that be?

I had swollen areas of about a few inches in diameter on both sides of my back, just below where my rib cage ends but on the back. What could that be?

Hard to say: There are a lot of natural muscle insertion points in the area that you describe. This may be what your are feeling. However, if this "swelling" has increased or if it is painful or red, then you might want to get it evaluated. Also, is this related to any injury to the back? ...Read more

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I have a pain in lower left side the pain started lat night, frist it was a light pain, now it has increased. Its the lowrr left side, right under ytour rib cage. I wasn't doing anything before it started, only on my computer. I was wonderingm what it can be

You: You need to be medically evaluated immediately. Pain that started and has lasted, in the left side under your rib, could be caused by either a lung or abdominal cause. As your pain has been persistent, you should be seen immediately by your physician. If you have worsening pain, fever, vomiting, light-headedness, or shortness of breath then you need to go to the er. ...Read more

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Sharp pain left side lower rib cage?

Need tests to treat: If pain is sharp, need to find thecause by exam and tests to find the cause, please see your doctor, or go to nearest er. ...Read more

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Mass on lower right side under rib cage, should I be concerned?

Mass on lower right side under rib cage, should I be concerned?

Maybe: Depends on how long it has been there ; may be a fatty tumor or even a hernia but would rec a md to look at it ; sometimes it can even be a floating rib, which is benign. ...Read more

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I keep getting numbness in my back that wraps around to my rib cage, both sides, and I can pinpoint it, it is midback. No pain. Pinched nerve?

I keep getting numbness in my back that wraps around to my rib cage, both sides, and I can pinpoint it, it is midback. No pain. Pinched nerve?

Get imaging: Could be...I'd get imaging of the Thoracic spine (an MRI).
if it wraps around one side and gives you numbness is a classis distribution, it could be a disc herniation or a pinched nerve for another reason. If it's on both sides, i'd get some imaging of this area given your history of duodenal issues ...Read more

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Its been 3 days and I still have wierd pains in my lower left side below my rib cage, it travels up to my left side of my neck and chest. What is it?

Go see doctor: You must go to the doctor and have an evaluation. Although your young age lowers your heart disease risk, a cardiac cause of this pain has to be ruled out. ...Read more

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I ate a burger & drank 2 beers then started having severe compression like pain under my rib cage on both sides & eases with laying flat. Breathtaking?

Likely will pass: Any severe pain that continues or worsens should prompt you to see a physician for evaluation. Most likely its an issue with what you ate and drank - could be reflux (which you have)and irritation of your esophagus, but could also be a piece of food that has become lodged/stuck. You could have an ulcer acting up. Even rupture of the esophagus can happen, but is usually more severe. Slow down ; chew. ...Read more

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My mom fell and her lower right side under rib cage is hurting?

It is possible: That she has a broken or bruised rib. Ice and nsaids will help. If she is having problem breathing you might want to get to the doctor or er. A broken or bruised rib will cause quite a bit of pain and can limit your ability to inhale. ...Read more

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My lower right side by my rib cage is have a burning pain. What would this be or causing this?

See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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I have lower back just below rib cage left side pain. Is this related to my kidneys? Shouldi be scared?

I have lower back just below rib cage left side pain. Is this related to my kidneys? Shouldi be scared?

It could be: Pain from your kidney typically occurs in the flank region, which is located in your lower back just below the ribcage. You should see your doctor for further evaluation and management. ...Read more

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I keep having sharp pain under my right rib cage and pain in the lower right side of my back. What could this be?

See your GP: There are a variety of reasons that you could have like cardio, GI, anxiety, myalgia, etc. Regardless of the cause, it is important to visit your GP for consultation, tests, treatment or referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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I feel a lump lower left rib cage. I can only feel it when I lie down towards my left side. Its not painful and feels movable.

I feel a lump lower left rib cage. I can only feel it when I lie down towards my left side. Its not painful and feels movable.

Lumps should: Always be investigated. Painfree does not indicate anything in terms of possible malignancy. Hopefully, its something benign like a lipoma or ganglion but it warrants an exam, my preference is biopsy. ...Read more