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Pain below rib cage on both sides hurts when standing and especially when pushed on also pain in middle of back and sore calf 8yrboytype1diabetic?

Pain below rib cage on both sides hurts  when standing and  especially when pushed on also pain in middle of back and sore calf 8yrboytype1diabetic?

Not DM related: The child sounds uncomfortable. Hard to know what is going on without an exam. Please contact his pediatrician to have him evaluated, asap if the pain is severe. Make sure blood sugars are ok, please. ...Read more

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I'm 5 months pregnant and have started having some abdominal pain. It starts below my rib cage on both sides. I've had my gall bladder removed already?

I'm 5 months pregnant and have started having some abdominal pain. It starts below my rib cage on both sides. I've had my gall bladder removed already?

Probably normal : This is probably normal for your first pregnancy but it would be best for you to discuss with your obstetrician who may want to perform an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Over the past 4-5 months I've been getting severly sharp pains in the center of my chest all the way down under my rib cage on both sides?

Over the past 4-5 months I've been getting severly sharp pains in the center of my chest all the way down under my rib cage on both sides?

See your doctor: You should see your physician and have this checked out. Generally, any pain that persists for months should be investigated, this is perhaps never more true than when it is in the chest. ...Read more

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I ate a burger & drank 2 beers then started having severe compression like pain under my rib cage on both sides & eases with laying flat. Breathtaking?

Likely will pass: Any severe pain that continues or worsens should prompt you to see a physician for evaluation. Most likely its an issue with what you ate and drank - could be reflux (which you have)and irritation of your esophagus, but could also be a piece of food that has become lodged/stuck. You could have an ulcer acting up. Even rupture of the esophagus can happen, but is usually more severe.Slow down ; chew. ...Read more

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Have extreme pain only when I put pressure under my rib cage on both sides in my lower back. it's a very small area on both sides?

Have extreme pain only when I put pressure under my rib cage on both sides in my lower back. it's a very small area on both sides?

Low back: Tenderness of the low back could come from lumbar muscles, vertebra, or kidney/ureteral origin. If your symptoms persist or worsen see your physician for evaluation and he/she will order the appropriate tests and,if necessary, refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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For the past couple of days my rib cage on both sides have been very painful. It hurts to cough, sneeze and even move my torso?

Costochondritis: Treatment consists of local heat, analgesics, anti-inflammatory drugs, or local steroid injections. These usually relieve symptoms. Most often the pain subsides after a few weeks or months but swelling may remain for a longer period of time. Good luck. ...Read more

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I feel achy all over and fatigued and have very tender on my bottom rib cage on both sides . I have no injury . It showed up for no reason . Help?

I feel achy all over and fatigued and have very tender on my bottom rib cage on both sides . I have no injury . It showed up for no reason . Help?

Sore: Sounds most likely to be viral syndrome with muscles aches, this should resolve on its own over a a couple of days, if not then get an evaluation from your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Severe pain under rib cage on both sides, gradually getting worse.Had bloodwork done on liver and gallbladder. But came back fine?

Severe pain under rib cage on both sides, gradually getting worse.Had bloodwork done on liver and gallbladder. But came back fine?

First tests are okay: Your doc is in the process of evaluating you as an outpatient. With the first tests being normal, your doc will likely get additional tests like a gallbladder ultrasound, egd, ct scan. Stay with your doc and eventually you will get a diagnosis. Be well. ...Read more

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Could this be some kind of indigestion, I have never had any before? Pain right at base of rib cage on both sides runs thru the center to the top of the sternum, came on fast, not constant can be a 7 to 8 on the pain scale at times. Seems like a few times

The : The pain you are describing except for the pain in your ears is consistent with acid reflux. However heart issues (heart attack, angina) often presents in a similar way. For that reason, it is important to see your doctor. An ekg will be done to determine if the heart is involved. Other testing will be done based on what your doctor feels is the cause of your symptoms. The pain in your ears may be reffered pain or could actually signify a problem in the ear. This will need to be investigated as well. Best of luck. ...Read more