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Pain At Bottom Of Ribs On Both Sides
A few Considerations: Back pain can be caused by Muscle pulls or sprains which occur as a result of excessive bending or lifting by someone who may not be engaged on vigorous lifting or exercise before. An infection in the kidney can also cause pains in the flank but it would likely affect one side. If the pain does not go away in 2 weeks or gets worse, medical exam and CT scan of the abdomen may help to find the cause ...Read more
Trapezius: Pain along the top of your shoulders and toward the neck suggests irritation of the top edge of the trapezius muscles. You stress those muscles when you lift weight from below in a rowing motion. It's not necessarily bad if it's from exercise. Try a warm, damp towel around the back of your neck and over your shoulders. Also Acetaminophen or aspirin. If worsening see doctor. ...Read more
More info needed: Need more information to answer your question. When did the pain start, any associated symptoms like worse with food, any pain with movement, any history of ulcers, taking anything like Aspirin or ibuprofen, any history of utis or kidney stones, any prior surgeries, any nausea, vomiting, fever? ...Read more
I have been having almost constant pain in both sides of chest especially under bottom of rib cage in sternum and down around top part on both sides o?
More info?: Is it sharp or achy? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Any fevers? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Possible causes: gallbladder? Pneumonia? Ge issues? Muscle strain? Kidney? ...Read more
Have pain on both sides, more severely on the right side, at the front of my body just under my ribs/bottom of my ribs. Feels like severe bruising?
Possibility: I wonder if it's something called costochondritis, which is inflammation of the cartilage in between your ribs which can feel an awful lot like bruising. The other anatomy around there would not make sense bilaterally to both be feeling the same way. Have you tried any OTC meds? I might try 500mg naproxen twice daily and heat to the area. See your doc if no better after a couple of days. ...Read more
Tight feeling under right rib at the bottom of my rib and pain in one spot of my lowe back left side?
See your doctor: Could be several things, the most common of which in a 24yo is musculo-skeletal strains. If this has persisted for a few days without obvious cause, then see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Muscular: More than likely this is increased muscle tension in the neck muscles and is related to chronic stress or strain such as can occur with certain activities,exercises or sleeping in awkward positions or with use of poor pillow support. Stress management, change of pillows or posture at work, muscle relaxants, massage therapy, antiinflammatories like Advil (ibuprofen) are possible treatment measures. ...Read more
Come & Go Neck Pain: What are you doing when the sharp pain attacks your neck? Bending your head forward? Tilting it back? Turning your head abruptly to one side or the other? Anything traveling into the base of your skull? If attacks are noted more with tilting your head back or turning your head to the sides, then your cervical facet joints might be intermittently getting irritated. ...Read more
What causes pain in lower stomach across from belly button on both sides and in my back on both sides , nausea.
Spasms: One possible cause is spasms of the intestines causing a cramp like discomfort which can radiate around both sides to the back with reflex nausea. Irritable bowel syndrome may have this symptom with constipation or diarrhea. If this occurs often,consult a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Constant pain in right side of back under ribs and just below. Pain and discomfort also felt at the front on right below ribs?
Liver: Gall bladder, kidney ? If it hurts with eating fatty foods, it's probably your gallbladder. See your G.I. Doctor for further evaluation.. ...Read more
Hi have pain occuring frequently on the far sides of my c section scar, lower ribs on both sides which radiates to the back & temple pain all sharp?
Unclear: Ms. Benton. It is not possible render an opinion without knowing anything about you or your scar. It helps to know if the scar is old or brand new. Are you now pregnant or not? Are all these pains happening together and all the time or separately and intermittently. ...Read more
On and off sharp pressure pain in both left and right side just under bottom of side ribs and also flanks.
See a doctor ASAP: Your pain could be several possibilities. You may have a urinary tract infection that may have started in your bladder but now is in your kidneys. If sexually active, a std infection may have spread to your tubes causing pelvic inflammation. Lungs and/or linings can get inflamed causing pain. Trauma or new activity can cause muscle strain and pain. Only with an exam can you know for sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp sporadic pain on the mid-lower part of my back on the right side (below rib cage). Young, no history of medical problems.
Why would both sides below my ribs on my back hurt and be sore?Also feel random pains on the front of my upper ribs, again both sides. Unusual for uti?
UTI: If you know you have a UTI then the infection may have progressed to other parts in your body, this is not good and i would go to a doctor so they can treat this asap. ...Read more
Shingles?: This could be an early sign of shingles, the skin rash caused by reactivation of an old chickenpox virus that lays dormant for years in a peripheral nerve. I saw 1 case of "chest pain" that was extensively evaluated, only for a classic shingles rash to pop out after seven days! Injury and heavy breathing during exercise are possible. See a doctor if it persists, worsens or a rash occurs. ...Read more
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