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Doctor insights on: Pain In Rib Cage Under Right Breast

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What can be the cause of pain in rib cage under right breast?

Check gallbladder: Right upper quadrant pain may be due to gallstones or dysfunctional gallbladder. Labwork and ultrasound may assist in the diagnosis. Sharp , stabbing pain under the breast that radiates from front to back may indicate intercostal neuralgia. Check with your family physician. ...Read more

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What causes an Intermittent burning pain in rib cage below armpit,just below left breast, shoulder blade?Pcp says heart ok.ekg,stress test, monitor ok

What causes an Intermittent burning pain in rib cage below armpit,just below left breast, shoulder blade?Pcp says heart ok.ekg,stress test, monitor ok

Likely biomechanical: rib pain or intercostal nerve pain, since all the heart work up was negative. Could also be GI issue. Ask for a referral to a physical therapist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have pain on my right rib cage just behind or under my breast what is this?What meds can relieve this?Pls help?

I have pain on my right rib cage just behind or under my breast what is this?What meds can relieve this?Pls help?

Many causes: Right sided chest pain can be associated with cardiac disease. However musculoskeletal injury or inflammation involving rib or muscle can cause pain. Costochondritis is inflammation of anterior ribs. Gastroesophageal reflux is probably the most common cause of chest pain. Other characteristics of pain including location, type, severity and duration enter into equation. Physical exam by physician ...Read more

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Pain under the right breast and rib cage?

Muscle/gallbl/shingl: Could be muscular vs. Pleurisy. Could be gallbladder, especially if worse after eating. Could be shingles. Look for rash. May simply be irritation from your bra's underwire. ...Read more

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What could it be when you have pain under your right breast and rib cage?

What could it be when you have pain under your right breast and rib cage?

One of many things: It could be rib or chest wall problem, gall bladder problem, pancreas, intestine or stomach problem, or liver problem. See your doctor if this persists. ...Read more

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I am having severe pain under my right rib cage. It is 1 or 2 ribs under my right breast. It has been coming and going for over a year. ?

I am having severe pain under my right rib cage. It is 1 or 2 ribs under my right breast. It has been coming and going for over a year. ?

Likely muscular: Atypical cardiogenic chest pain needs to be ruled out but it is not likely. Because it is coming and going, it is likely muscular but can also be costochondritis (inflammatory pain where the rib meets the sternum). Other considerations but less likely include shingles and post herpetic neuralgia (residual pain after shingles) and a pinched nerve in your upper back (thoracic radiculopathy)-. ...Read more

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I have a dull pain, under right breast, rib cage area...

Watch the bra: Rib pain in female under the breast are common it can be caused by inflammation to the cartilage part of the rib caused by pressure or trauma or bruises most have been blamed on the metal hard wire of the bra use heat and Ibuprofen if persist see your physician. ...Read more

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My pain i get in my right side of my rib cage happens right under my breast, its a pain the occurs once in a while and some times the pain is differen?

Chest wall pain: This sounds like chest wall pain. If it is, then you likely have some irritation in the lining of the internal chest wall. If it hurts worse when u breath deeply, then it is likely the cause. This is a common symptom. If you are troubled by this continuously, then see your doctor. Otherwise, try some over the counter Motrin to see if this helps you. ...Read more