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Pain in the lower rib cage area?

Pain in the lower rib cage area?

Several causes: In young persons, lower thoracic pain could be due to local trauma (bruise), pain associated with a virus (if the child has a fever), pleurisy (inflammation of the lung's lining), bronchitis, pneumonia or some other cause. If the pain continues, or if there is fever, see the doctor. ...Read more

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Got pain lower part of rib cage?

Got pain lower part of rib cage?

Varies: There are a number of possibilities, I would not hesitate to be seen. Potential causes can include pain at the rib bone/ cartilage junction (costochondritis), a thoracic radiculopathy, pleurisy, or from an organ just under the rib such as the liver, lung, gall bladder, stomach, etc. don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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Pain on my right lower rib cage. What should I do?

Pain on my right lower rib cage. What should I do?

See a doctor: Because this pain could be many things like gall bladder or stomach pain. It could be rib, muscle or cartilage pain. It's very hard to speculate. ...Read more

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What can cause random pain in the front lower rib cage?

Could be rib: Dysfunction. Read the following http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html.

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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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What could be causing the pain in my back and right lower rib cage?

Many things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Lower part of my rib cage has been hurting for a while. No injuries?

Lower part of my rib cage has been hurting for a while.  No injuries?

More details: are needed ..however a set of RIB FILMS would be my next step. At your age various pathologic conditions can cause bone pain and the ribs are no exception! Trauma or NOT GET IT CHECKED OUT as soon as practicable! Your PCP (Primary Care Provider) is a good start! Hope this helps! DR Z ...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 does it mean when you have pain in the lower rib cage when a person coughs?

What does it mean when you have pain in the lower rib cage when a person coughs?

Musculoskeletal...: This is usually a musculoskeletal pain due to the coughing. Possibilities include muscle strain, inflamed cartilage or even a rib fracture. All of these will gradually resolve once the coughing completely stops. If your pain does not resolve or if it worsens once you stop coughing, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower right rib cage on my back. Its much worse when lay down. ?

I have pain in my lower right rib cage on my back. Its much worse when lay down. ?

Pain: The pain can be coming from muscle, intestines, kidney stones, bones, ovaries or bladder... Go to a doctor to get checked out more thoroughly. ...Read more

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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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What does it mean when you have pain in the lower right rib cage when a person coughs?

What does it mean when you have pain in the lower right rib cage when a person coughs?

It could be a number: Of causes, like: pneumonia, pleurisy, broken rib(s), pulled muscles/ ligaments sprains, or inflammation or infection of liver or other rt sided abdominal organs. See your pcp to be treated. ...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