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Pain, left side lower rib under arm to upper rib?

See a doc: Some questions just cannot be answered well in a forum like this, especially if your symptoms have literally dozens of possible causes, from completely harmless to very serious. Your doc will need to know how old you are, other illnesses or conditions you have, when you have the pain, what causes it, makes it better etc., you need a visit with a good doctor, not 400 characters or less. ...Read more

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I have a pain in lower left side the pain started lat night, frist it was a light pain, now it has increased.Its the lowrr left side, right under ytour rib cage. I wasnt doing anything before it started, only on my computer.I was wonderingm what it can be

You : You need to be medically evaluated immediately. Pain that started and has lasted, in the left side under your rib, could be caused by either a lung or abdominal cause. As your pain has been persistent, you should be seen immediately by your physician. If you have worsening pain, fever, vomiting, light-headedness, or shortness of breath then you need to go to the er. ...Read more

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Lower left side under rib cage discomfort radiating to back with bloating & gas, recently started exercising & lost 23 lbs what could this be?

Lower left side under rib cage discomfort radiating to back with bloating & gas, recently started exercising & lost 23 lbs what could this be?

Left fib cage pain: The left lower rib cage area contains stomach. Sleep and lungs. The bloating and gas suggests gastritis or peptic ulcer disease. Inflammation of pancreas is a possiblity. Does not appear to be pleurisy or pneumonia. Advise evaluation by a physician for physical exam and further work up. ...Read more

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Is it normal for left lower side rib to stick out more than the right? Are our ribs symmetrical?

Is it normal for left lower side rib to stick out more than the right? Are our ribs symmetrical?

Yes: Your body is not perfectly symmetrical. There will be differences from side to side. Most notable are breasts. If there is no pain or problems with it then there is no reason for concern. ...Read more

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My lower back under my ribs on my left side hurts?

My lower back under my ribs on my left side hurts?

Many possibilities: This could be due to a pulled muscle, which needs time to heal and may benefit from anti-inflammatory medications (motrin). It may also be a kidney infection which is commonly accompanied by burning on urination and frequent urination. A doctor can look for other causes such as rib injuries, lung infections, tumors or cancers in the area, problems from the aorta or pancreas in the abdomen, etc... ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on the lower left side of my ribs, why?

I have a sharp pain on the lower left side of my ribs, why?

Front or back?: If the sharp rib pain is more towards your back, consider kidney infection. Check your urine color and smell. If the pain is more side ot front lower ribs, it may be intercostal neuralgia, an inflammation of the nerve of each rib. This pain is sharp, and may radiate from back to front. If the pain is at the very lowest rib, it may be "slipped rib syndrome" where the twelfth rib catches ...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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When i cough I have a pain on the left side at the lower end of the ribs?

When i cough I have a pain on the left side at the lower end of the ribs?

Muscle strain: Probably muscvle strain or costochondritis (inlammed catiladge ). Could also be pneumonia with pleurisy. Would firdt recommend traeting cough but see physician for latter. ...Read more