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Pain In Lower Rib Cage 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
I have lower back just below rib cage left side pain. Is this related to my kidneys? Shouldi be scared?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
What can cause u to have a tingling in ur lower left side front rib cage when laying down and should I worry?
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
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 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?
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
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
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
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