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Pain At The Bottom Of My Rib Cage
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
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
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?
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
I was doing side sit-ups when I started to feel a sharp pain just under the bottom of my rib cage on my left side. Now it hurts bad when I move.
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.
More info needed: It is very difficult to answer this question without more information about type of pain, location, duration etc. ...Read more
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
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
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
Sometimes I feel like something (an organ?) gets STUCK at the bottom of my rib cage on the rt side (when I bend). Can that be happening? What is it?
Gas trapping: May be related to other medical issues- certainly get examined and get an abdominal ultrasound. ...Read more
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
I have been getting a dull sort of pain behind my rib cage towards the bottom of my rib cage. What could this be?
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
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
At the bottom of my rib cage on both side it dips inward, I can also feel pressure in these spots, what do you think this is?
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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?
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
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
Part of my spine near the level of the bottom of my rib cage hurts to the touch. It is one specific bone. No injury that I know of.?
I sometimes get pains in my chest at the bottom of my rib cage, this sends pain through my back and to my head which turns into migraines.
Keep getting muscle spasms at the sides and bottom of my rib cage mostly happens on the right side. What can cause this? Thankyou!
I am sorry to hear of your pain. The differential diagnosis includes scoliosis with muscle spasm along the convexity of the curve, thoracic nerve root injury, or retroperitoneal problems such as kidney stones.
I am sure there are others so please see your primary care doctor and discuss the possibilities. Good luck and take care. ...Read more
What might be the cause of pain in upper right abdomen? I just started having some pain in my upper right abdomen yesterday. It's just below bottom of my rib cage, and halfway between my side and the center of my chest. It hurts as I move around, and is
At: At the time of cholecystectomy, some stones can pass in to the bile duct and stay there for a very long time, even years. Occasionally, years later these stones can manifest symptoms similar to a gallbladder attack. It may be worth investigating with simple lab tests including liver function tests. ...Read more
Dull ache the bottom of my rib cage both sides I have also been having a ache in my groin an my sternum never had problems before was fit a healthy?
Vague: Unfortunately these are vague and spread out symptoms which could represent muscle/ligament sprains, abdominal pathology, urologic conditions, etc. I would recommend seeing a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
I have a lump on the left side of my belly, which you cannot see but can feel and is sore and tender, around the bottom of my rib cage. Feel malaise
Lump: This is hard to say without an exam and some blood work, therefore I recommend you see an MD! ...Read more
Tb 10+ yrs ago in jail I failed a TB test, 02 yrs ago I did the 09 month treatment, last 30 days I'm running fever, can't get enough air, coughing up yellowish stuff, bad night sweets, vision messing with me, bottom of my rib cage is extremely sore from
You need to present to an urgent care or emergency room. The fact that you "can't get enough air" is worrisome. You may be dealing with pneumonia or bronchitis. Tuberculosis is unlikely since you underwent 9 months of treatment. However, you need to see a doctor to get a diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
Good luck. ...Read more
Can constipation cause a slight pain at the bottom of the right rib cage? When I get constipated I get a little pain there and on the side as well.
I have pain at the bottom of my ribs mid backside that is symmetrical and hurts when I expand my rib cage or lift anything heavier than a coffee cup.?
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