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Hi , for the last few weeks I have this pain on my right side at my lower ribs, tender to touch, very painful to cough and sneeze and laugh?

Hi ,  for the last few weeks I have this pain on my right side at my lower ribs, tender to touch, very painful  to cough and sneeze and laugh?

Tender to touch: Implies its in teh chest wall, and can be from the ribs or muscle. The lungs have no such pain nerves, and would not hurt to the touch. Rib/muscle pain like any bone or muscle can come from bruise, fractures, strains/tear, overuse etc., these tend to heal slowly, and other than pain meds and ice, we don't have much to offer. See your doc sooner if it persists or if you have a history of cancer. ...Read more

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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