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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?

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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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
Daily
Avoid fast movements
Once
See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
Weekly
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Non painful swelling on right rib cage around the front middle.Just appeared today.Just had bloodwork chest xray yesterday all normal.Sprain?

Doubt a sprain: Usually if you have a sprain of the rib muscles and tendons it is pretty painful. If this swollen area is not tender when you push on it, i would just watch it and wait, since the x-ray was fine. James n. Dillard, md. ...Read more

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Today i just found a lump under my left breast on the rib cage. It is very painful and I have another on left back rib which radiates to the front. Are these symptoms of cancer?

Today i just found a lump under my left breast on the rib cage. It is very painful and I have another on left back rib which radiates to the front. Are these symptoms of cancer?

Need to see your doc: Only a doctor's examination can clarify what it is. Any lump, if it is new and it is real, means something is wrong. It can be an infection(skin) or it could be something else. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Stretch and exercise
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Use NSAIDs and pain medications for relief
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Get an X-ray/MRI in 4 weeks if not better
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See a spine specialist if not better after 6 weeks
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I have had painful stabbing like pain on the right side of my abdominal. It hurts in random spots from under my rib cage to my pelvis area?

I have had painful stabbing like pain on the right side of my abdominal. It hurts in random spots from under my rib cage to my pelvis area?

See Doctor: Pain like you describe is a concern. Many possibilities from kidney stone to appendicitis. It may be a pulled muscle or gas pain. There is no way to tell without an an exam so i recommend that you see your doctor. ...Read more

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I been having this terrible pain in my rib cage & a bit under it for months. Its very painful to take deep breaths & the pain moves from left to right?

Strain/sprain: Probably is an injury to the rib cage and the muscles involved with respiration. Stretching area may help. See an osteopathic physician. Who does manual treatments or a physical therapist. Alleve may give temporay relief as well. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use a good lumbar support for proper sitting posture
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Always focus on your posture
Daily
Try deep tissue massage
60 Min, Every other week, forever
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My daughter recently discovered a hard lump below her rib cage. Doesn't seem attached to the skin and not painful but uncomfortable when bending?

See her doctor: It's hard to say what this could be without seeing it. She should see her doctor so they can find out what is causing the lump-whether it is outside of the abdomen or inside the abdomen, . ...Read more

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