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Pain Around Rib Cage And Back
R/O KIDNEY STONE: Flank pain with those symptoms is concerning for kidney stone /bladder stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&S. 24 urine for stone analysis kidney ultrasound or CT.. And usually empiric antibiotic therapy pending the results. Make sure to strain your urine and try to capture any debris , it may be a kidney stone. Push fluids.also get screen for clotting disorders ...Read more
I have gallstones, lately I have this nagging pain on the side of my right rib cage and back can it be the stones?
Fer Sher: The location and description of your pain is likely secondary to gallbladder disease. These attacks typically occur after eating (esp. Fatty foods), last for an hour or more, are assc. W/nausea +/- vomiting, and may radiate into the back. On occasion, chronic obstruction occurs, often leading to constant low-level discomfort. Please see a surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son had bruises that just appeared all over his rib cage and back, I took him to the emergency room and when we got there they were gone. I don't u?
scoliosis and hip misalignment-recently I have had episodes feel a constriction rib cage and back-what can I do?
Immediate response please no history of heart problems just tight and hurting back hurting really bad some left side pain around rib cage. Home alone ?
Doctor can evaluate: A person with chest pain symptoms usually has to go to her doctor (or even to the emergency room) to be checked right away for a heart problems, UNLESS there is another convincing reason for chest pain (decided upon by talking with one's doctor). That means not waiting at home to see if it turns into a more serious condition. As the saying goes, "better safe than sorry". ...Read more
Pain on right side of rib cage and back pain, sometimes during cold weather. But the pain makes it hard to breathe and even stand up straight.
Rib pain: Sorry this little app won't help. Gotta go see a doc. ...Read more
If a person had pancreatic cancer that is causing left side pain (under the rib cage) and back pain, should you be experiencing weight loss too?
Pancreatic Cancer: Unfortunately even in this era of tremendous advances in oncology field pancreatic cancer is still a gruesome diagnosis. The most common symptom is jaundice and pain is rather rare and can be associated with very advanced disease with significant weight loss. Pain is more often associated with pancreatitis and specific tests should be done to rule out inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few possibilities: This could be (1) musculoskeletal pain (like pulled muscle, broken rib, vertebral compression fracture), (2) kidney pain (like kidney stone or infection), (3) herpes zoster (also called shingles) (4) pleurisy (inflammation of lining around your right lung in that location), (5) and maybe something else not coming to mind right now. You should see your healthcare provider. ...Read more
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