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Lower Rib Tenderness
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?
Pain: The pattern of pain you are describing is likely musculoskeletal in nature. Any pain that lasts more than two weeks should be checked out. ...Read more
I've had the lower rib pain, with tenderness for four months costochondritis? Is costo common in lower ribs both sides. I've had pneumonia and bronc.
My lower left rib feels tender and sore. It also looks to be protruding outward. My left armpit feels sore also. Should I be worried? Maybe lymph node
A lump has formed under the skin, upper abdomen, below breast bone, between the lower rib cage. Slightly tender to the touch. Weight lose of 20lbs?
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
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
Hi my husband is having really bad stabbing pains in his left side under his lower rib cage, it is not tender to touch he actually said it feels better when he holds it??
Any chest pain: Especially ' bad stabbing pains ' on left chest, need physician evaluation to make sure is not a heart attack, regardless of age, take him to ER ...Read more
Constant Sharp pain from left lower rib cage to side to back. Tender to touch. No movements or hits to area that could be recalled.
Could be collapsed: You may have a collapsed lung, if you are short of breath go to ER soon ...Read more
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
Extreamlly tender to touch lower back and ribs and aches and when bend down feels like something moved and get stuck under my right ribs, agony to mov?
Need to see a doctor
need more tests. ...Read more
I just got back from a wrestling tourney and now I have pain in my lower left abdomen right below my ribs. It feels tender and risen in that area.
Wrestling: You may have injured your spleen. See a doctor asap or check in at an er. ...Read more
Sudden sharp pain lower left side shooting to lower back it was tender all night woke up sore from left pelvic to 2nd to last lower rib on the left.??
Depends: Would verify with a physician to be sure. Any numbness? Does the pain radiate into the groin? ...Read more
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
I've tenderness in lower left abdomen week ago and this pain spreaded to upper area under right ribs and lower right area, what could it be?
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
Pain under left breast pain increase and decrease and pain when move and stretch and tender ribs?
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
Woke up with severe pain under my rib cage and lower abdomen and is very tender to the touch. It hurts to do anything but sit still. What could it be?
Pain under the rib: Cage and lower abdomen should be thoroughly evaluated. Please see your primary care doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
I hav hard tender lump under skin on my lower ribs on left side of back, also I have a tender spot on rib upper right next to degen. Thorasic spine.?
Best to consult...: Large, tender or especially growing or changing lesions should always be evaluated by a professional. They could be something as benign as a lipoma (benign fatty deposit) or they could be something more important. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
I've been having sharp stabbing pain between my lower rib and pelvic bone/hip on right side, it only lasts a few seconds but is all day pain, tender too?
Right sided pain: Right sided abdominal pain can be a serious problem and should not be ignored. Possibilities include, appendicitis, gall bladder disease, kidney stones or ovarian disease. Associated symptoms include, fever, nausea, vomiting, etc. See a physician. They will want to examine you and perhaps order tests such as abdominal X-ray, ultrasound or CT scan. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a lump on my rib cage that feels like bone, hard like bone, doesn't move at all, lower left side of my rib cage, no pain or tenderness. I'm 19 years old and a male?
May be old Fx callus: Fractures can heal with a slight prominence. Since ribs are just below the skin, this prominence or bony overgrowth is often palpable. If there is no history of trauma, the bony mass should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
Pain in lower back on left side above buttocks when sleeping at night, I lie on my left side...In the morning I have a very tender area just above my left buttocks and below my rib cage.
You: You may be straining your back muscles or facet joints. I would recommend alternating with your right side and sleeping on your back. You may also benefit from trying out a different mattress. If it does not improve or worsens I recommend discussing it with your primary care doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
A 21 year old girl who when she sits back on a chair feels like her ribs lower back is sticking out. Just below right rib cage an area of tenderness?
Ribs: See your family doctor or your orthopedist. ...Read more
What would cause tenderness just below left rib cage? Have upper left/lower left abd pain sometimes with gas and floating stool. Bile levels normal
Bad gallbladder: Has anyone done HIDA Scan on you or ultrasound of your gallbladder if you have one? ...Read more
I had some lower back muscle pain on the right side and now I have some tenderness on right side under my rib cage? Any ideas what it could be?
I have tender spots and "bone" pain in shoulder and down arm, ankle, calf and ribs, at rest, no trauma. Breathless on exertion. Lower back pain?
What's up?: Sounds like something's up. The cornerstone of treatment is an accurate diagnosis. You need one! Please get an evaluation - you could have anything! ...Read more
Lump on rib Cage:
Such lumps have to diagnosed by doing a clinical examination because the consistency and the margins of the lump felt on palpation itself help to diagnose it.
Some possibilities are lipoma, large sebaceous cyst, fibroma etc.
The pain in the bump indicates that it may be infected.
Please check this out with your gp. Further treatment would depend on the diagnosis. ...Read more