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Pain In Right Rear Rib Cage With Upper Respiratory Infection
Lots possible...: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
An infection of the upper or lower respiratory tract. Upper respiratory tract infections include the common cold, laryngitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis and otitis media. Lower respiratory tract infections include bronchitis, bronchiolitis, tracheitis and pneumonia. These infections can be caused by a ...Read more
I have a dull recurring pain in my upper right abdomen directly below and behind the lowest right rib cage. Minor pain. Treatments?
What is it?: Before ce can talk about treatments, we need to find out what's going on. If it persists, you should see your family doctor. ...Read more
Sudden sharp pain,behind breastbone,previously near lower left chest but since 2 days pain in upper right heart.pericarditis or musculoskeletal or MVP?
Pleurisy or costochondritis: Costochondritis is an inflammation often caused by a virus in the Cartlidge in your ribs it will hurt when you breathe and if you press on it. If it hurts when you breathe but not if you press on it it's more likely pleurisy. If it's not too bad heat and anti-inflammatories like Motrin will help. This does take a long time to improve so don't get frustrated if your symptoms get worse see your doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a gallbladder problem give one pain in the back lower thoracic ribs with movement plus mild pain under front right rib?
It can: These are common referred pain locations for gallbladder issues. ...Read more
Gallbladder: If you are having pain under the right rib cage, it may be your gallbladder. See a physician if your pain is persistent/severe. ...Read more
I'm having sever pain in upper right quadrant just below right breast with pain also in upper right side of back....right front very tender to touch a?
Muscle, liver or kidney? Pain starts in upper back, wraps around lower right ribs to the front. Very sharp by only mild pain in front under ribs.
Wide range: The symptoms you describe really need to be worked up and be a health danger. Right side makes be think gallbladder disease but yes liver and duodenum are also in the area. See a physician have a work up, a gastroenterologist may b of help as well ...Read more
Right flank aching, pain below right rib bottom rib, upper abdominal bloating. Could this be a kidney infection?
Five second pain across center of chest between breasts. Momentary pain above right breast. Upper back shoulder pain. Chest pain related or cardiac?
Usually not cardiac.: If only five sec then usually not cardiac. Cardiac is lasting into the minutes and can be related with activity. This could also be skeletal pain. If continues i would go to family md. If pain becomes worse or persistent then to the er to make sure no serious issues. Need to determine any other symptoms and risk factors as well. ...Read more
Dull ache in upper right rib cage
Indention where my second single rib should be.
Shortness of breath
Discomfort when laying on left/right side?
Chest pain: Unclear from description where your pain is located;if persistent Id suggest a good physical exam for starting to diagnose prognose and manage your symptoms;at your age demographic a serious organic pathology is unlikely ...Read more
Stabbing back pain - upper right side extending to the front ribcage. Having difficulty in breathing ans lifting objects?
Several things: are possible including muscle/ligament strain, infection, inflammation of the lining of the lung. If lower down on the side, then could also be related to the digestive system or spleen. A physician can help after a more thorough discussion about timing, severity, exacerbating factors and about your medical history. ...Read more
Chronic lower left back pain. Sudden onset of pain in confide area below the ribs and left of spine. Could this be kidney related?
Can be: Correct. This can be the spleen. Can also be stomach. Requires work up. ...Read more
Radiculopathy: The common causes of bilateral upper back pain are musculoskeletal and referred nerve pain called radiculopathy from underlying vertebral or spine disease (e.g. osteoarthritis, compression fracture or nerve entrapment). Based on age and other risk factors it rarely could be a manifestation of underlying heart or lung disease. Talk to your PCP for a Neck- Thoracic spine X-ray and ECG. ...Read more
Sharp shooting pain upper right back rib cage. Oouch! possibilities? No recent physical injury. Feels directly in the ribs. Not any deeper
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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