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Doctor insights on: Pain Behind Lower Right Rib Cage

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Pain behind lower right rib cage up to shoulder hurts to laugh move n breath?

Pain behind lower right rib cage up to shoulder hurts to laugh move n breath?

Several things: It could be your gall bladder, liver problem, a kidney stone or infection, a rib muscle sprain / strain or a infection / inflammation in the right lung or lining of the right lung. If you have nausea, loose bowels then more likely gall bladder. If you have cough or breathing problems, then the lungs may be culprit. Blood in the urine or urinary frequency suggests the kidney stone. See a doc! ...Read more

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I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

No short answer: I hope it is a muscular strain and can be helped by heatseveral times a day. In the rib cage would be more in the mid to upper abdomen. I do not like it being a severe sharp pain, if it is other than brief you should seek medical attention. It could be diverticulitis (an infected pocket in the intestine) and it may be ruptured. ...Read more

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Hi ,I have a ovarian cist 6cm,and have been suffering from mucus in stools sometimes white other times yellow ,cramps behind my lower left rib cage,GN?

Hi ,I have a ovarian cist 6cm,and have been suffering from mucus in stools sometimes white other times yellow ,cramps behind my lower left rib cage,GN?

Unrelated: An ovarian cyst is not likely to be related to changes in your bowel movements. Mucus in stool, and cramps in upper abdomen are common and can be from many different causes - if this continues and is bothering you, talk to a doctor about your symptoms. ...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 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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What could cause a fluttering/spamming under lower right rib cage?

What could cause a fluttering/spamming under lower right rib cage?

Muscle fasciculation's: There are a few possible causes . The most common cause is simply fasciculation's or twitching of the muscles. You may or may not be able to visually see this happen. If you can see it that is the best way to confirm the cause. You can also get a similar sensation from the movement of intestines and stomach. Rarely this can also be skipped or rapid heart beats. Checking your pulse will confim ...Read more

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I have a terrible pain under my lower right rib cage this becomes unbearable when sitting.It feels like something is be squashed?

I have a terrible pain under my lower right rib cage this becomes unbearable when sitting.It feels like something is be squashed?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my lower right rib cage. To ask the doctor or no if something is wrong?

Yes, ask the doctor: If the pain has been there for some time, you should ask your doctor. It could be nothing or it could be a sign of any number of conditions including rib problems, lung, gall bladder, kidney or other problems. It is worth checking if it has been there for more than a few days. ...Read more

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I have intense pain in the area underneath my lower right rib cage wrapping around to the back same spot?

I have intense pain in the area underneath my lower right rib cage wrapping around to the back same spot?

Not interpretable: You have not mentioned the duration of symptoms. Shingles can present like this before rashes appear. Referred pain from the spine or a pinched nerve in the back or rib cage can also cause such pain. You need to see your pcp urgently. ...Read more

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I have had my gall bladder removed back on 3/31/14 now I'm having sharp constant pains in the lower right rib cage need at home remedies?

Need more info: Pain after gall bladder surgery is not uncommon and has many causes. It is essential to call your surgeon and make him/her aware of your pain. Don't just rely on home remedies without a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Im a 37y/o f. Ive noticed when I lie down my lower right rib cage has constant "pressure". Can't lay on my right. No trauma and gallbladder removed. ?

Im a 37y/o f. Ive noticed when I lie down my lower right rib cage has constant "pressure". Can't lay on my right. No trauma and gallbladder removed. ?

See a doc: You might need an ultrasound of your liver,or evaluation of your rib cage. These two things could cause your symptoms,either large liver, or a painful rib See a doctor for proper evaluation and appropriate treatment ...Read more

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Healthy active 27f crampy feeling in lower right rib cage, relieved by heat. What could this be? Worried its my liver.

Healthy active 27f crampy feeling in lower right rib cage, relieved by heat. What could this be? Worried its my liver.

It could be: Any number of things, liver/gallbladder problem being one of them. See a doctor for blood tests and possible imaging with ultrasound if you are worried. If pain is relieved by heat, it is more likely a muscle spasm, but you can't be sure. ...Read more

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When i move from laying down to standing uo or try strain when trying to pass gas or stool i get a sharp pain in my lower right rib cage thoughts?

When i move from laying down to standing uo or try strain when trying to pass gas or stool i get a sharp pain in my lower right rib cage  thoughts?

Muscle strain?: It's not possible to give you a precise diagnosis without examining you, but if your only having pain with the above activities, it suggests a musculoskeletal source, such as a muscle strain. If your pain persists or gets worse see your physician for a precise diagnosis. ...Read more