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Weight gain, shortness of breath even while sittng, bloating, pain between rib cage and belly button?

Weight gain, shortness of breath even while sittng, bloating, pain between rib cage and belly button?

See a doctor: Abdominal pain, swelling, weight gain, and shortness of breath can indicate excess fluid in the abdomen (ascites). This needs to be evaluated. Even if it is not ascites, this pattern needs to be promptly evaluated. ...Read more

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Saw a Dr about my right abdominal pain between rib cage n hip bone, Dr just said I'm constipated, been 2 mon still bothers me. What's wrong?!

Saw a Dr about my right abdominal pain between rib cage n hip bone, Dr just said I'm constipated, been 2 mon still bothers me. What's wrong?!

Could be you are --: still constipated. See him again and he might reinvestigate you or change the meds for you. If still concerned get a 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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I am having severe pain between the rib cage, right bellow the rib cage. Tender to touch and feels, "swollen." The pain radiates into my ULQ. ?

I am having severe pain between the rib cage, right bellow the rib cage.  Tender to touch and feels, "swollen."  The pain radiates into my ULQ.  ?

Orthopaedic care: These complaints are concerning for infection or neoplasia. I would recommend seeing your family doctor for imaging studies. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in between my rib cage where it v's at?

Chestpain: Chespain could be from several reasons. Considering your age it is probably nothing serious, but need to be examined. I assume probably have inflammation of the cartilage and bony junctions. ...Read more

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I have a weird dull pain between my left rib cage and skin, i feel it if I am leaning to the left..

I have a weird dull pain between my left rib cage and skin, i feel it if I am leaning to the left..

Nerve compression?: You may be compressing a thoracic nerve where it exits the spine. But if it's a progressive problem you may need some testing. ...Read more

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I'm on 15mg morphine er. I take with food but it gives me almost unbearable pain in between my rib cage. Why?

I'm on 15mg morphine er. I take with food but it gives me almost unbearable pain in between my rib cage.  Why?

See the doctor: You should report to the doctor who prescribed you the medication. Either you have other problem or you got side effect from the medication. ...Read more

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I am a 50 year old female and have a stabbing pain in between my rib cage it comes and goes and feel a bit nausea and don't feel like eating.

I am a 50 year old female and have a stabbing pain in between my rib cage it comes and goes and feel a bit nausea and don't feel like eating.

Ribcage pain: Pain the feels like stabbing is usually from the thoracic wall. Deeper structures feel like cramping, squeezing type of pain. Any severe pain can cause nausea. What causes this pain? Any pain with coughing, sneezing etc? Any relief with heat or ice? ...Read more

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Iv'e been having stomach pain for 3 days the pain is between my rib cage what could it be?

Iv'e been having stomach pain for 3 days the pain is between my rib cage what could it be?

Need more info.: A physician has to be like a detective when trying to determine the cause of abdominal pain. Where exactly is the pain? How long does it last? What brings on the pain and what relieves it? Any other symptoms like nausea, bloating.Are you on any meds? Have you had prior surgery? Beyond these questions, doing a physical exam can also help. I recommend you make an appt with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Possible connection between pain below rib cage, indigestion, occasional achy pain in arms&legs, also slightly lightheaded & slight shakyness all over?

Possible connection between pain below rib cage, indigestion, occasional achy pain in arms&legs, also slightly lightheaded & slight shakyness all over?

Viral Syndrome: It sounds to me like you have a viral syndrome, but if the symptoms worsen, i would see your doctor as you have a number of symptoms that do not necessarily present together regularly. ...Read more

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Pain between bottom of right rib cage and 2 inches from top of bellybutton. Been hurting for a few hours . Is that where gallbladder is? Or appendix?

Pain between bottom of right rib cage and 2 inches from top of bellybutton. Been hurting for a few hours . Is that where gallbladder is? Or appendix?

Could be: Both appendix and gallbladder are located right abdomen, gallbladder higher appendix lower. Many things can cause abdominal pain. If does. Not improve within several hours would recommend going to er and having evaluated. ...Read more

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Having pain and bloating between my rib cage...Had my gallbladder removed last year..Not been wanting to eat fell sick and having some dir..After eat?

Having pain and bloating between my rib cage...Had my gallbladder removed last year..Not been wanting to eat fell sick and having some dir..After eat?

PCS: Sounds like post cholecystectomy syndrome. It is not a well understood condition, but likely relates to the constant circulation of bile in the gut. Your gallbladder stored bile, so your gut only saw it when it needed it. I would first see your surgeon and make sure you don't have a residual stone in a bile duct. If not, try a bland low fat diet, and if that fails bile binding resins may help. ...Read more

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Stomach feels hard and tight. Had to force myself to eat. Worsen with stretching and sneezing.Pain on each side between rib cage and hip.Nausea. Help?

See a doctor: Your symptoms are too non-specific to offer any suggestions at this time. Your best option is to see a doctor who can take a complete history and examine you. ...Read more

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Severe pain in my stomach between rib cage, had fever 2 days ago but its gone, nausea, constipation, lack of digestion. (thought it was food poisoning but its not because i was the only one)?

Severe pain in my stomach between rib cage, had fever 2 days ago but its gone, nausea, constipation, lack of digestion. (thought it was food poisoning but its not because i was the only one)?

? Influenza: The current strains of flu have been associated with some GI symptoms. It sounds like you may have encountered one. The fever points to an infectious process, regardless until proven otherwise. As long as you are improving, i would not be too concerned. Some acute processes include your symptoms but in a much different order. ...Read more

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Having pain under rib cage are could it b daullblader?

Having pain under rib cage are could it b daullblader?

Conerned: I am concerned you may have a problem. Pain under your ribcage after eating may signify gastritis, gallbladder disease, or possibly pancreatitis. It may also be related to your heart. You need an evaluation by a physician soon. ...Read more