Pain at the bottom of my rib cage - Doctor answers

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What can cause extreme pain at the bottom of my rib cage only when I cough or sneeze?

What can cause extreme pain at the bottom of my rib cage only when I cough or sneeze?

A sure Dx may need: Imaging of some type or at least a direct exam might be needed to know for sure, but if there is no pain otherwise, it could be an internal bruise or soft tissue injury from excessive coughing or sneezing. People can pull muscles through those when they are violent. A binding (not too tight) might minimize the pain. Ask your provider to check it out and offer advice based on findings. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have pain at the bottom of my rib cage its only on the left hand side only started today?

I have pain at the bottom of my rib cage its only on the left hand side only started today?

Various: A few things can lead to that, from trauma and muscular pain to lung infection... Depending on other symptoms and based on a physical exam a physician can better help you in person. You can take some pain medication but if it persists you likely need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sharp shooting pain at the bottom of my rib cage on the right side. I have had regular bowel movements. It woke me from my sleep.

I have a sharp shooting pain at the bottom of my rib cage on the right side. I have had regular bowel movements. It woke me from my sleep.

Related to breathing: Is that sharp pain in synch or can it be reproduced by breathing movements? If so, you're fine...just a little intercostal neuritic pain from a pinched nerve twig that will relieve itself in short. If that's not the case then, likely a transient GI glitch. If that symptom changes into something more prolonged and localized into the abdomen then, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello I have pain in the bottom of my rib cage from the muscle at the bottom of the sternum to the left along the rib and the right. What is it?

Hello I have pain in the bottom of my rib cage from the muscle at the bottom of the sternum to the left along the rib and the right. What is it?

Costochondritis: Also known as chest wall pain, is a benign and often temporary inflammation of the costal cartilage, which connects each rib to the sternum at the costosternal joint, and is a common cause of chest pain. Though costochondritis is often self-limited, it can be a recurring condition that can appear to have little or no signs of onset.
Treatment options are quite limited and usually, rest, analgesics. ...Read more

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I have a constant pain at the bottom of my right rib cage that is very very sore I can feel the pain in my back as well.

I have a constant pain at the bottom of my right rib cage that is very very sore I can feel the pain in my back as well.

See a doctor: Consider getting evaluated by your doctor sooner than later. Pain in that area can be related to gall bladder issues but would need a more thorough evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Slight stomach pain on the bottom left of my rib cage. What is the reason? Thanks

Slight stomach pain on the bottom left of my rib cage. What is the reason? Thanks

More info needed: It is very difficult to answer this question without more information about type of pain, location, duration etc. ...Read more

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Intense, stabbing pain, bottom of my rib cage over a 4 hour period, almost feels like really bad heartburn. Went away, now coming back w spasming feel?

See your doctor: Pain at the bottom of your ribs can be from many sources, and certainly, heartburn can be one. However, gallbladder disease and other intestinal problems which often feel like spasms. However, that location can also reflect cardiac pain. Although you're a 30 year old female and that's unlikely, it would be wise to see your doctor in person to explore causes. Especially it's hard to breathe. ...Read more

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I've had pain under the bottom edge of my right side rib cage off and on for 2 days now. Sharp pain. With and without activity. What do I do?

I've had pain under the bottom edge of my right side rib cage off and on for 2 days now. Sharp pain. With and without activity. What do I do?

Costochondritis: You probably have an inflammation in your rib called costochondritis. This will only occur on one side, is relieved by OTC pain medications, & usually goes away by itself. Did you have a recent viral infection, fall, injury or strain? These things can cause this condition. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I wake up with pain in the morning in the middle of back on the right side of my body, level with the bottom of my rib cage. What could it be?

Muscular: This sounds like it could be muscular in nature-perhaps related to how you are sleeping. Do you have any other symptoms? Does it get better as the day goes on? ...Read more

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I have pain in my back on the right side at the bottom of my rib cage when pushed or pressure is applied.?

I have pain in my back on the right side at the bottom of my rib cage when pushed or pressure is applied.?

Use RockTape: Consider taping these areas - http://youtu. Be/bg1-vnibcti support prevents muscle strech and pain - orally take nucleotides which are essential to rebuild and repair tissues. These areas if tender there is inflammation either due to gall bladder or liver sludge consider doing a liver, gall bladder cleanse if no relief check with your doctor to make sure there are no gall stones, infection etc. ...Read more

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I have been getting a dull sort of pain behind my rib cage towards the bottom of my rib cage. What could this be?

I have been getting a dull sort of pain behind my rib cage towards the bottom of my rib cage. What could this be?

Inflammation: A lot of female experience similar pain with no history of trauma of any kind most likely that is caused by inflammation of the cartilage pert of the ribs this condition called costochondritis
it could be caused by old trauma or by the hard wire in the bra a course of NSAID like ibuprofen or Naprosyn (naproxen) might help if persistent see a doctor might order X ray to rule out occult fracture or ...Read more

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Now and again I get a pain that's under my left rib and sometimes goes round to my back its at the bottom of my rib cage, it's mainly wen I'm sitting?

Now and again I get a pain that's under my left rib and sometimes goes round to my back its at the bottom of my rib cage, it's mainly wen I'm sitting?

See answer: Pain under the left rib that radiates around to the back when sitting could be due to a number of causes. More often than not it's musculoskeletal in origin or a pinched nerve. Pain that has been intermittent for over a year, without getting worse, is less likely to be due to a serious cause. However if the pain concerns you, trust your intuition and see your physician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing a dull pain on the right side of my body on the bottom of my rib cage. It hurts right after I eat. What could this be?

I have been experiencing a dull pain on the right side of my body on the bottom of my rib cage. It hurts right after I eat. What could this be?

Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with pain after meals, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not gall stones, which may need an ultrasound scan and eventual surgery. ...Read more

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I have had back pains for about 3 week but tonight I've had a pain at the right side at the bottom of my rib cage and keep getting chest pains...

See a doctor: Back bain can be due to not only musculo-skeletal issues (strain or injury), but kidney stones and infections. I recommend that you look up kidney infections and stones. Also ectopiic pregnabcy and pelvic disease can cause abdominal or back pain. Was there an injury? Do you have other symptoms such as discomfort on urinating or sexual activity. This could poit to some medical clues. ...Read more