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I have pain under my ribcage on left side it is sore to touch too. What could be wrong?

I have pain under my ribcage on left side it is sore to touch too. What could be wrong?

Muscle: You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this with that provider. ...Read more

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Sharp constant pain bottom of ribcage on left, it has moved over 3 days to front left and has a sore spot approx 2" to left & high of belly button?

Sharp constant pain bottom of ribcage on left, it has moved over 3 days to front left and has a sore spot approx 2" to left & high of belly button?

RIBCAGE PAIN: this could be coming form your 12th rib , or your thoracic spine , The spleen is located on the left and sometimes with certain bending movements the 12th rib can irritate the capsule and cause pain , observe the evolution over the next few days if it doesn't get worse it's probably something of that nature, ...Read more

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Feeling like not getting enough air. Constant bleching, pain under ribcage and sore shoulder. Left leg pain too. Normal ekg.

Feeling like not getting enough air. Constant bleching, pain under ribcage and sore shoulder. Left leg pain too. Normal ekg.

Stomach vs lungs : Sounds like a gastric issue to me, maybe even irritable bowel (but less likely). Another possibility is a pulmonary embolism, a blood clot going to the lung. That usually manifests as pain with breathing (pleurisy), shortness of breath, even sometimes coughing up blood. Most often happens after being laid up in bed, driving long distances, or taking long airline flights. If this the case get to ER ...Read more

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Tenderness,soreness & pain for the past 4 weeks in armpit/breast/ribcage on the left side with some swelling.Small lump found below the ribcage.

Tenderness,soreness & pain for the past 4 weeks in armpit/breast/ribcage on the left side with some swelling.Small lump found below the ribcage.

Sounds like: an enlarged lymph node. This can come from infection or inflammation. If it persists, see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Soreness under left shoulder blade and ribcage. Had leg pain for over a month. Negative ddimer, but could this still be a pulmonary embolism?

Soreness under left shoulder blade and ribcage. Had leg pain for over a month. Negative ddimer, but could this still be a pulmonary embolism?

D-Dimer,DVT overview: If your risk factors are low; Fam hx, birth control pills and likelihood of DVT are low, a negative D-dimer has excellent value in excluding DVT/thrombosis. Shoulder blade and rib cage symptoms may be musculoskeletal. For any symptoms of pain with taking a deep breath, shortness of breath with any chest discomfort should be evaluated. Leg recheck if still painful ...Read more

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Soreness under left shoulder blade and ribcage. Had leg pain for over a month. Negative ddimer, but could this still be a pulmonary embolism?

Soreness under left shoulder blade and ribcage. Had leg pain for over a month. Negative ddimer, but could this still be a pulmonary embolism?

Not likely: A normal (or negative) D-dimer means that it is very unlikely that you have any abnormal clotting. It's not 100% though. It may be worthwhile to have yourself checked out though. A simple ultrasound of the leg to rule out any deep vein thrombosis would be a good start. ...Read more

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Very sharp pain behind middle of left ribcage when i breathe in, have a sore throat and stuffed up nose for 3 days. What could the sharp pain mean?

Several posibilities: Pain during inhalation ususally means irritation of the chest wall or the pleura (irritation or inflammation of the lining of the lung). You don't mention that you havve a fever, which makes infection less likely. Hiccups my also be causing stomach acid reflux and irritaion. Another possibility cculd be pneumothorax (air leading from the lung). See a physician. ...Read more