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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Board Certified, Wound care
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Dull pain below right rib cage hurts from front to the back an i don't have a gallbladder what could this be?

Dr. Scott Bolhack
Board Certified, Wound care
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Dull pain below right rib cage hurts from front to the back an i don't have a gallbladder what could this be?

Right sided pain: You need an examination, and possibly labwork and imaging, by a clincian in order to determine the many things that this could represent. It could still be gallstones in the common bile duct, pancreatic stuff, referred pain from elsewhere, musculoskeletal, etc. The list is very long and needs direction from an examination. ...Read more

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. James Krick
Board Certified, Urology
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I am suffering from pain below my right rib cage (front). Ultrasound is normal. I have fatty liver. I took antibio for my bacterial prostatitis.

Dr. James Krick
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I am suffering from pain below my right rib cage (front). Ultrasound is normal. I have fatty liver. I took antibio for my bacterial prostatitis.

Unrelated : Basically you have just described three unrelated symptoms. Fatty liver is not painful and prostatitis is not related to the liver nor to the epigastric pain described. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gofeld
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Dr. William Conner
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Pain on (my) right front side under rib cage?

Dr. William Conner
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Gallbladder?: If pain is after eating you may have gallbladder disease. You may need an ultrasound to look at liver and gallbladder. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
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Spasm started in right middle back then spread to my side now in the front right side under rib cage. I can't move without pain?

Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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Spasm started in right middle back then spread to my side now in the front right side under rib cage. I can't move without pain?

You need to be seen: Without more info it's not possible to determine what is causing your pain or how serious it is but the differential diagnosis (a list of every diagnosis that could cause your symptoms) includes gall stones, kidney stones, ectopic pregnancy, & pneumonia, all potentially serious problems that need to be ruled out sooner rather than later. If its muscle strain or indigestion you can sigh with relief ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Taddeo
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Severe pain in back almost into my side radiating to the front. Right side...pain is right about where the rib cage begins. Especially when sitting?

Dr. Richard Taddeo
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Severe pain in back almost into my side radiating to the front. Right side...pain is right about where the rib cage begins. Especially when sitting?

Injured lower back?: That would be the most likely cause with what limited history you have given. The nerves to that area originate in the lower back ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Welle
Board Certified, Bariatrics
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I felt some pain on the front right of my body, at the edge of my rib cage. Its a burning pain and depends on my sitting position. What could it be?

Dr. Scott Welle
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I felt some pain on the front right of my body, at the edge of my rib cage. Its a burning pain and depends on my sitting position. What could it be?

Couple possibilities: That location is typical for gallbladder, although there are several other possible causes. If it persists you should be seen by your health care provider. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Board Certified, General Surgery
38 years in practice
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I have had discomfort in my right side underneath my rib cage, groin area and in the front of my abdomen. The pain seems to move around. 2 weeks now.

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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I have had discomfort in my right side underneath my rib cage,  groin area and in the front of my abdomen. The pain seems to move around. 2 weeks now.

Muscle bruising: i would like to know how the pain started from accident,playing sport,having sex, all of these answers could help find the problem it sound like pure muscle problem use heat pad on the [painful area take ibuprofen 600-800 mg 2-3 times a day for a week no improvement you need to see your doctor good luck ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Pain across right rib cage at the back and radiating around to the front. General pain and discomfort across middle abdomen and slight nausea?

Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Pain across right rib cage at the back and radiating around to the front. General pain and discomfort across middle abdomen and slight nausea?

Have a gallbladder?: Don't know but gallbladder pain can start on the front on the right and go to the back but occasionally from front to back and usually always in the upper middle. It can radiate to the right shoulder and is worse when you are flat, and after eating a fatty meal and taking a deep breath. Constipation can mimic this pain described too. ( round, hard poop, straining ?). ...Read more

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