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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?Im 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?Im 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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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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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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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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