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V tender over g'bladdr. U/s of abdo normal. Pain under lower ribs. Is it possible pain is muscular in origin, given the most sensitive area g'bddr?

V tender over g'bladdr.  U/s of abdo normal.  Pain under lower ribs.  Is it possible pain is muscular in origin, given the most sensitive area g'bddr?

Possible: There are other tests to look at your gallbladder so if your symptoms point in this direction you should pursue these. All the best. ...Read more

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Tender spot under ribs wen mash it hurt & wen i madh on my left lower adomin it hurt?

Tender spot under ribs wen mash it hurt & wen i madh on my left lower adomin it hurt?

Visit your doc: Pain in or under the ribs could be simply due to a sprain but may also represent something more serious like a gallbladder problem or ulcer of the stomach. The lower left abdomen pain could be due to an ovarian cyst, constipation, or other reason ranging from benign to serious. Best to get seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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Left lower ribs hurt when I touch them on my side. Otherwise I feel fine doesn't hurt when I breathe move twist etc only when touching very tender ?

Left lower ribs hurt when I touch them on my side. Otherwise I feel fine doesn't hurt when I breathe move twist etc only when touching very tender ?

Consult physician: If localized to anterior ribs usually costochondritis. Occurs on left side of breastbone, affects more than one rib, Worsens with deep breaths or coughing. Resolves on its own, although in some cases may last for several months or longer. Treatment focuses on pain relief perhaps with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs.Can be related to injury, viral infection, strain, arthritis, rarely tumor. ...Read more

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Clear ab CT scan w/ IV & oral contrast, clear colonoscopy then u/s diagnosis liver hemangioma.Urq pain & tender spot n lower right rear rib.Ideas & nxt step?

See HPB surgeon: The symptoms you describe could well be related to the hepatic hemangioma. The decision to remove will depend on: 1) size (usually remove when > 10 cm); 2) symptomatic (pain, ache, fullness); 3) causing blood problems (when the hemangioma destroys blood cells); 4) causes congestive heart failure. See a surgeon who specializes in liver surgery, a hepatobiliary surgeon. ...Read more

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My husband is having bad pain in his left side in his lower rib cage, it is not tender to touch but the pain is sharp and brings tears to his eyes. ?

My husband is having bad pain in his left side in his lower rib cage, it is not tender to touch but the pain is sharp and brings tears to his eyes. ?

Several conditions: such as pleurisy, infection or clots in the lung. Please check with your primary doctor asyour husband needs to have a thorough exam, a chest xray and labs prior to treatment. Hope he gets well. ...Read more

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Lower abdomen tender and when I lay flat and press it's tender makes gurgling noises and hurts worse right side below right rib cage no appendix?

Lower abdomen tender and when I lay flat and press it's tender makes gurgling noises and hurts worse right side below right rib cage no appendix?

Bad gallbladder: Fever, vomiting, pain in belly, usually right sided, bloating, belching, worse after eating fatty (or other) foods, getting worse over time, several weeks to months, and family history are all symptoms of a bad gallbladder. Hydrate, avoid fatty foods while waiting for your doc visit, diagnostic testing, and/or surgery date. Take a friend with you to appointments. Be well. ...Read more