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

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

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When i walk on my right leg I have severe pain under lower rib cage in backom left side?

When i walk on my right leg I have severe pain under lower rib cage in backom left side?

Many possibilities: It could be caused by many different conditions: quadratus lumborum muscle pain, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, myofascial (muscle) pain, or, less likely, a disc disruption. I'd suggest you see a physician to find the source. Meanwhile, look up stretches for the quadratus lumborum online. Your doc can help sort out what started the pain and treat the pain and the underlying problem. ...Read more

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I have lower back just below rib cage left side pain. Is this related to my kidneys? Shouldi be scared?

I have lower back just below rib cage left side pain. Is this related to my kidneys? Shouldi be scared?

It could be: Pain from your kidney typically occurs in the flank region, which is located in your lower back just below the ribcage. You should see your doctor for further evaluation and management. ...Read more

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46 yr old F. have pain under left rib cage& left side .Heavy feeling in lower stomach &pressure on rectum. Believe i have hernia. can be that or?? TY

46 yr old F. have pain under left rib cage& left side .Heavy feeling in lower stomach &pressure on rectum. Believe i have hernia. can be that or?? TY

LLQ pain: Many things can cause this, diverticulitis, polyps, constipation, rectal prolapse etc. Would see a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist, sounds like you need a CT and or colonoscopy. This would also rule out the difficult hernias as well as simple ones. ...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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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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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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What can cause u to have a tingling in ur lower left side front rib cage when laying down and should I worry?

What can cause u to have a tingling in ur lower left side front rib cage when laying down and should I worry?

Tingling lower left: May be nerve compression, reflux, constipation, rarely gallbladder(usually right sided) /kidney/vascular/ovarian. Consider antacid/prevecid..Any unusual symptoms that persists > 2 weeks or recurs should be evaluated. Discuss with doctor/urgent care. ...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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Sharp pain left side lower rib cage?

Need tests to treat: If pain is sharp , need to find thecause by exam and tests to find the cause , please see your doctor , or go to nearest er. ...Read more

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Its been 3 days and i still have wierd pains in my lower left side below my rib cage, it travels up to my left side of my neck and chest. What is it?

Go see doctor: You must go to the doctor and have an evaluation. Although your young age lowers your heart disease risk, a cardiac cause of this pain has to be ruled out. ...Read more

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I feel a lump lower left rib cage. I can only feel it when I lie down towards my left side. Its not painful and feels movable.

I feel a lump lower left rib cage.  I can only feel it when I lie down towards my left side.  Its not painful and feels movable.

Lumps should: Always be investigated. Painfree does not indicate anything in terms of possible malignancy. Hopefully, its something benign like a lipoma or ganglion but it warrants an exam, my preference is biopsy. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in my left side around my rib cage and lower and in the front and its hard to breath can anyone tell me what's wrong?

I have sharp pain in my left side around my rib cage and lower and in the front and its hard to breath can anyone tell me what's wrong?

Costo-chondritis: At the end of your rib there is cartilage. Sometimes this junction gets inflamed by injuryor over use. Rest ice antiinflammatory and possibly cortisone 8njection are helpful. If they aren't effective MRI etc may be indicated. ...Read more

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Suffering occasional grabbing pain under lower left side of rib cage, pain killers don't work but hot showers relieve it to a bearable range?

Suffering occasional grabbing pain under lower left side of rib cage, pain  killers don't work but hot showers relieve it to a bearable  range?

Get checked out: Since heat seems to improve your symptoms this may be a muscular issue. There are organs in this area that could also be a cause such as the spleen. I would discuss it with your pcp. ...Read more

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My friend has been having pain on the left side of his rib cage. It could be a bit lower than that. Surgeries: his gal bladder removed 2 years ago?

My friend has been having pain on the left side of his rib cage. It could be a bit lower than that. Surgeries: his gal bladder removed 2 years ago?

Surgery not related: The gall bladder is on the right side, so the pain on the left is not related. How old is your friend? Are there any other symptoms? I can't help you without more information. Sorry. ...Read more

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I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

No short answer: I hope it is a muscular strain and can be helped by heatseveral times a day. In the rib cage would be more in the mid to upper abdomen. I do not like it being a severe sharp pain, if it is other than brief you should seek medical attention. It could be diverticulitis (an infected pocket in the intestine) and it may be ruptured. ...Read more