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Dull pain/spasm lower left rib upper abdominal area. Comes and goes quickly but have to breath short breaths thru it and hold up left arm 4 a mth now?

Dull pain/spasm lower left rib upper abdominal area. Comes and goes quickly but have to breath short breaths thru it and hold up left arm 4 a mth now?

Pain: After a month this should get checked. Possibilities include: lung problem, chest wall problem, spleen, pan crease, large bowel, left upper abdominal wall, diaphragm. ...Read more

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I've got pain which started in lower left pelvic area and has slowly migrated to be a line just under the bottom of my ribs. Been about 2-3 weeks ?

I've got pain which started in lower left pelvic area and has slowly migrated to be a line just under the bottom of my ribs. Been about 2-3 weeks ?

Abd pain moving: Is it a constant pain or does it come and to? Any relation to meals? Any change in bowel Movements? Need more INFO but should be checked out!' ...Read more

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I have pain in the left lower ribs since thanksgiving. Also, when i press on the ribs under the arm area it hurts. What is this and steps to resolve?

Get an exam: The continued pain should be investigated. The beginning of any investigation will be a good exam (history ; physical) with tests guided by findings. This may just need an exam and a chest x-ray, but, the exam may indicate other appropriate tests. Please see a physician to help guide you. ...Read more

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I have a feeling I might have fractured or broke my floating ribs. I have pain in my lower left side near my back bone but in my rib area.

I have a feeling I might have fractured or broke my floating ribs. I have pain in my lower left side near my back bone but in my rib area.

Concern: If this is a true concern, the definitive test is to get an XRAY or more definitive test would be a CT. Recommend close follow up with your primary care provider or an urgent care that dose X-Rays. ...Read more