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Something is moving in left lower rib cage area it feels like a bubble under my skin & it happens every 10 60 seconds help what is it? Worms? I'm scared

Something is moving in left lower rib cage area it feels like a bubble under my skin & it happens every 10 60 seconds help what is it? Worms? I'm scared

Not likely a Worm: Skin parasites rarely move enough to be felt under the skin. But, if you have been exposed, it might be possible.
More likely a muscle spasm if it moves on it's own. Or a hernia.
If it moves when you touch it, then likely a lipoma [large fat cell]. ...Read more

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What is lower left breast area, rib cage pain?

What is lower left breast area, rib cage pain?

Rib cage: Rib cage pain is usually produced by some. Blunt trauma producing rib fracture or tearing of the intercostal muscles between the ribs. Or can be secondary to a temporary inflammatory process involving the cartilaginous tissue which connects our ribs to the sternum. Because there are other causes one would be wise to be evaluated if the pain is increasing, occurs at night or lasts for more than a ...Read more

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I have pain around the area of lower left rib cage, radiating pain, diffused. At the same time and side, left dull shoulder & neck pain. What is it?

Many causes: There are numerous causes of left shoulder arm chest neck pain in the most serious one can be heart attack in older patients, or it could be a simple sprain or overuse syndrome or inflammation of the ribs or muscles of the chest, simple viral infections can cause diffuse muscle pain and aches. In a young person like yourself most likely it is activity related based on over use of some kind, . ...Read more

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Started out feeling like a side ache for the first day. Then I got sharp pains when breathing in my lower left rib cage area. Hurts to lay on sides.?

Started out feeling like a side ache for the first day. Then I got sharp pains when breathing in my lower left rib cage area. Hurts to lay on sides.?

See your physician.: What you are describing sounds like pain related to the muscles or bones of the ribs, which resolves with rest and over the counter pain medication. But I recommend seeing your physician who can do a full history and physical exam to make sure there is a not a different specific cause that needs attention. ...Read more

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Can gas cause chest pain under left rib cage and lower armpit area?

It can: It can, but suggest that you get checked that it it is not heart related. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back on left side above buttocks when sleeping at night, I lie on my left side...In the morning I have a very tender area just above my left buttocks and below my rib cage.

Pain in lower back on left side above buttocks when sleeping at night, I lie on my left side...In the morning I have a very tender area just above my left buttocks and below my rib cage.

You: You may be straining your back muscles or facet joints. I would recommend alternating with your right side and sleeping on your back. You may also benefit from trying out a different mattress. If it does not improve or worsens I recommend discussing it with your primary care doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pain in the spleen area, already have had tests run for pancreatitis and lower and upper endoscopy. Ct's from a couple months ago were nomral. I am experiencing stabbing pain in my left side, just under my rib cage which radiates straight down my abdome

Pain in the spleen area, already have had tests run for pancreatitis and lower and upper endoscopy. Ct's from a couple months ago were nomral. I am experiencing stabbing pain in my left side, just under my rib cage which radiates straight down my abdome

Muscle spasm: Upscale spasm of the abdominal wall (or muscle strain, tear, etc.) can ALS be a cause. Sometimes people will even feel a bulge which sounds like a hernia, but may in fact be the contracting muscle. Usually the area is manually massaged, and there is pain relief after a few minutes. A ct scan should be able to tell the difference, but it is very unlikely to be a hernia in that area. Try aspercreme. ...Read more

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What organ is under your left lower rib cage on your left side close to your back?

Kidney?: The organ you describe is probably a kidney, but you can experience pain in that area coming from a number of different organs, including liver, stomach, muscles and even the heart. ...Read more

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I have a lipoma on my left lower rib cage and I'm in pain?

I have a lipoma on my left lower rib cage and I'm in pain?

If in pain...: Lipomas do not hurt unless they are in position to be irritated, or transmit pressure to a sensitive area, such as rib. If you are symptomatic, then you have one option. Surgical resection of this benign fatty tumor! ...Read more

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Fluttering in left lower rib cage and stomach?

Fluttering in left lower rib cage and stomach?

Could: Could just be gas which isn't uncommon. If it persists see your physician for a work up. ...Read more

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4.8 x 1.8 x 2.4 low attenuating lesion on spleen. I do have pain under left lower rib cage. Should I be concerned?

4.8 x 1.8 x 2.4 low attenuating lesion on spleen. I do have pain under left lower rib cage. Should I be concerned?

Confusing: You were told it was a low attenuating lesion? Generally not the term physicians use when telling patients results of CT or MRI scans. Usually the terms used are cysts or lesions or masses. Whether it needs further evaluation or not. More info would be helpful. However lesions of the spleen aren't common and usually are benign. You may want to ask your doctor for more info. ...Read more

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I had a sudden sharp pain under my left lower rib cage & felt quite light headed with racing pulse. It passed after a couple of minutes.

Sounds cardiac: These symptoms could indicate a cardiac cause such as an arrhythmia. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation and further management. ...Read more

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Dad has pain in left lower back. Says it's back pain, muscle feels tense around his rib cage. But the pain is not always there. Is it his kidneys?

See below: Back pain is one symptom felt by somebody who has kidney stone or mass but musculoskeletal pain is a more common cause of back pain, especially with muscle spasms. Have his dr examine him to get accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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1 1/2 months ago I had lung biopsy on my left upper and lower lobes. A few weeks ago, I have been feeling pain under the left lower rib cage.

1 1/2 months ago I had lung biopsy on my left upper and lower lobes. A few weeks ago, I have been feeling pain under the left lower rib cage.

Black and blue?: You could have a black and blue in the lung or chest wall from the biopsy. You didn't mention shortness of breath. If you do, you should consult your doctor immediately. If not, you should still see him/her but its not an emergency. ...Read more

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1. Luq pain around meal times gets aggravated with movement if I sit for sometime it goes away. 2. Pain where left lower rib cage contact with stomach 3.Pain below left shoulder blade?

1. Luq pain around meal times gets aggravated with movement if I sit for sometime it goes away. 2. Pain where left lower rib cage contact with stomach 3.Pain below left shoulder blade?

You need a medical e: A medical examination by your doctor can help you find the cause of this pain. This may take more than a physical exam as any internal problem causing this pain will not be obvious from outside. It may take an endoscopy (to check the stomach) or an x-ray/ ct scan to look at other structures located in the luq and left lower chest area. ...Read more

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Sharp chest pains under left lower rib cage by diaphragm. Hurts more after sitting, or with full bladder. Bloated, with frequent smelly gas and urine.?

Sharp chest pains under left lower rib cage by diaphragm. Hurts more after sitting, or with full bladder. Bloated, with frequent smelly gas and urine.?

Needs evaluation: The symptoms of feeling bloated, having frequent malodorous gas, odiferous urine, added to pains in the lower rib cage. . . All mean that a primary care doctor needs to evaluate the situation. He may refer to a GI doctor if an abdominal problem such as gallstones, digestion problems, or a cancer is suspected. Depending on the situation, a lung, kidney, or heart doctor may also evaluate. ...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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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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What are the causes of my left side near my lower rib cage to tense up?

What are the causes of my left side near my lower rib cage to tense up?

Could be rib: Dysfunction. Read this.
http://www. Basicspine. Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome. Html

could also be stomach, intestine or heart. See a doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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Pain on my left side from side of my rib cage upper also my lower left side?

Pain on my left side from side of my rib cage upper also my lower left side?

Get a physical!: New onset sharp left sided abdominal pain can have many etiologies. Without a physician history and examination, it is hard to guess the cause. Musculoskeletal pains, constipation, kidney infection, enlarged spleen, diverticulitis among possibilities.... ...Read more

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What could cause the left side of my rib cage (lower part) to hurt very badly?

What could cause the left side of my rib cage (lower part) to hurt very badly?

A number of causes:: 1: from your spine;
2: from the ribs, underlying lung or the heart;
3: underlying abdominal structures, like spleen, colon, pancreas, or left kidney.

See your PCP and have an examination and investigations to elucidate the cause of your problem.
Good Luck. ...Read more

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Pain underneath lower left rib cage and up the left side of back. What can I take for this?

Pain underneath lower left rib cage and up the left side of back. What can I take for this?

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the pancreas or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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I feel sharp, sudden pain under my lower rib cage left side; few times. What could cause this?

See a doctor: This could be many causes, such as heart, stomach problem or rib cage injury, etc. You better see a doctor to get a full exam. ...Read more