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I have pain between my ribs and on left side and back not all the time and very pain full what could it be?

Many things...: More history would be needed. For example, if the pain increases with deep breath, it could be an inflammation of the heart or lung lining. If it is tender to touch the area, may be muscle strain (there are muscles between your ribs), pain between cartilage and bone of ribs; sometimes shingles rash breaks out after the pain has been there for several days. Since very painful, check w doc. ...Read more

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Pain in left side under ribs?

Pain in left side under ribs?

? abdominal: Gas entrapment may occur in the colon as it turns in the left upper abdomen. Also there could be inflammation in this part of the colon. If this discomfort persists or is recurrent, you should be examined by your physician who will order the appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Pain left upper side next to rib cage?

Pain left upper side next to rib cage?

Several things: Are possible including muscle/ligament strain, infection, inflammation of the lining of the lung. If lower down on the side, then could also be related to the digestive system or spleen. A physician can help after a more thorough discussion about timing, severity, exacerbating factors and about your medical history. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left side under ribs?

What causes pain in left side under ribs?

Eval: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancreatitis, infection / abscess of the spleen, renal infection or stone, aortic aneurysm, cancer, shingles and obstipation. Get medical care if your pain is on-going. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left side below ribs?

Left upper ABD pain: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancreatitis, infection / abscess of the spleen, renal infection or stone, aortic aneurysm, cancer, shingles and obstipation. ...Read more

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Pain under left side of ribs what can it be?

Pain under left side of ribs what can it be?

It depends,,,: This could be pneumothorax, where air gets in the space between your lungs and the chest wall, it could be a pulled muscle in your chest wall, or it could be a broken rib, among other things. Pneumothorax occurs often in young, slender males, but it gets worse fast and is an emergency, and a broken rib usually is due to trauma. If you have these issues, see your dr. Asap. ...Read more

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Please help! Pain in the rib cage left side?

See a doctor: And read this, it may help you understand of what I think the cause of your pain may be
http://www. Basicspine. Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome. Html. ...Read more

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What can I do for pain in left side rib cage?

Get an Examination d: You should visit your doctor if your pain persists beyond 1-2 weeks. The causes of chest pain are quite varied depending on its location, relationship to breathing and any associated symptoms such as cough or breathing difficulty. You need a detailed examination and if needed your doctor can do x-rays of the chest or lungs to check for any internal lung or hreart conditions causing your pain. ...Read more

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What causes pain on the left side under ribs?

Many possibilities.: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancreatitis, infection / abscess of the spleen, renal infection or stone, aortic aneurysm, cancer, shingles and obstipation. If you have on-going pain, make sure to get it evaluated medically. Severe abdominal pain = er. ...Read more

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What might cause pain under left side of ribs?

What might cause pain under left side of ribs?

Pain below ribs.: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancreatitis, infection / abscess of the spleen, renal infection or stone, aortic aneurysm, cancer, shingles and obstipation. The only way to know for sure is through medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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What might cause pain on left side below ribs?

Left Upper abd pain.: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancreatitis, infection / abscess of the spleen, renal infection or stone, aortic aneurysm, cancer, shingles and obstipation. It is best to have chronic abdominal pain evaluated. Severe abdominal pain = er. ...Read more

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Pain in left side near ribs and hurts to move?

Muscle Pain: If this pain is reproducable with movement, then it is most likely muscle-related. The left flank is a strange place for a muscle strain, though. If you've been chopping wood or moving furniture, then I could understand some under-used muscles now being painful. Try some local heat and advil (ibuprofen) to see if those help. ...Read more

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What causes pain under the ribs on the left side?

Left Upper Abd pain: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancreatitis, infection / abscess of the spleen, renal infection or stone, aortic aneurysm, cancer, shingles and obstipation. It is best to have chronic abdominal pain evaluated. Severe abdominal pain warrants emergent evaluation. ...Read more

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I have slight pain on the left side under my ribs?

I have slight pain on the left side under my ribs?

Left sided abd. Pain: Discomfort under the left rib cage could come from the gastric or stomach area, spleen, left lung, left upper colon or abdominal muscles. More details are needed to make a diagnosis. Seeing your physician if symptoms persist is the best advice.. ...Read more

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I'm hurting in my left side right under my rib cage?

ABDOMINAL PAIN: Check any PUD if not eating properly or gerd. Upper gi, egd, ultrasound. Get checked pls ...Read more

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Pain at the left side under my rib cage what is this?

Could be many things: To many possibilities to list. A doctor would need to ask many questions, perform a physical exam and possibly do a few simple tests to narrow this down.

This type of symptom must have an actual exam ...Read more

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What could lead to pain on the left side under the ribs?

What could lead to pain on the left side under the ribs?

Several things: In order to achieve a specific and correct diagnosis with symptoms like this, you'll need to visit your doctor. Only after a face-to-face evaluation will he/she be able to properly diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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What organ is on the outer edge of left side of rib cage?

What organ is on the outer edge of left side of rib cage?

Spleen: The spleen is in left upper quadrant of the abdomen. Your kidney is also here but is further towards your back or flank area. ...Read more

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How to reduce pinching under the rib cage on my left side?

Rest/time: Can take several weeks. As soon as pain diminishes can start some pt. Stretching may be helpful. Sometimes takes many weeks or months to fully heal. ...Read more

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Need some advice. I have sharp pain under left side of rib?

Pain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Pain on the left side under my left rib. What organ is there?

The spleen, colon: If your pain continues, it would be a good idea to see your physician for a physical exam and consultation. If you have suffered trauma in that area, it is even more important, since the spleen can rupture under such conditions. Take care. ...Read more

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What does pain on the lower left side under the rib cage mean?

What does pain on the lower left side under the rib cage mean?

Consider being seen: There are a number of possibilities and if it does not improve, you should consider being seen. Among the structures on the left side in that area are the lung, ribs, stomach and pancreas, all of which could potentially cause pain. Costochondritis, which is an inflammation of the rib-cartilage junction is among the more common causes and is quite benign, but you could also have a pneumonia. ...Read more

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Have pain on left side below rib cage what could be the cause?

Multiple causes: abdominal pain, splenic flexure (gas) syndrome, spleen enlargement, sub diaphragmatic hernia: requires exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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Why might someone have pain on the left side of their rib cage?

Why might someone have pain on the left side of their rib cage?

Multiple things: A portion of the lung, the pancreas, the small and large bowel are all located deep to the ribs on the left side. If you are having trouble, consider being seen. ...Read more

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I want help my left side my rib cage lower part hurts very bad!!?

I want help my left side my rib cage lower part hurts very bad!!?

Consider being seen: There are a number of possibilities and if it does not improve, you should consider being seen. Among the structures on the left side in that area are the lung, ribs, stomach and pancreas, all of which could potentially cause pain. Costochondritis, which is an inflammation of the rib-cartilage junction is among the more common causes and is quite benign, but you could also have a pneumonia. ...Read more

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I'm having pain on my left side behind my ribs what could this be?

I'm having pain on my left side behind my ribs what could this be?

Many things: This should be evaluated. It could be the muscles, the nones, the cartilage, the esophagus, stomach, heart, lungs, aorta. You should see your doctor for a thorough history. ...Read more