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I have had pain on my right side between my ribs and my hip. I was mopping yesterday and it started last night when I came home from work?

I have had pain on my right side between my ribs and my hip. I was mopping yesterday and it started last night when I came home from work?

Flank pain: Studies show that flank pain can have several causes. If the pain is mostly worse with twisting motion and you have no other symptoms, it is likely musculoskeletal strain. However, if you have a history of urinary tract infections or kidney stones, you may need further evaluation. In addition, review of any other symptoms you are having may reveal other etiologies that need investigation ie cough ...Read more

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Pain on right side between hips and ribs radiates into back. Accompanied by long stringy discharge...What is it? Baby 9mo ago. Ni period

Pain on right side between hips and ribs radiates into back. Accompanied by long stringy discharge...What is it? Baby 9mo ago. Ni period

Abd pain: It sounds like you are having abdominal pain if it is between your hip and right ribs. If it is associated with a vaginal discharge, then you will need to have a vaginal exam done with further work up deemed appropriate by your doc. ...Read more

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Gallbladder issues (self-diagnosed) abt 3 years (pain right side under ribs to between shoulder blades), now have weird taste & no appetite, tiredBMI33?

Gallbladder issues (self-diagnosed) abt 3 years (pain right side under ribs to between shoulder blades), now have weird taste & no appetite, tiredBMI33?

Agree with your: Thoughts. Time for an appointment to determine if you need your gallbladder out or whether conservative avoidance of fat is enough. Occasionally severe GERD can cause the same problem ...Read more

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Pain on right side of abdomen (between hip&ribs) for years, getting worse. Yellow stool at times, upset stomach. Colonoscopy &sonogram&ct scan negative?

Difficult to say: The right sided pain could have many causes. The length of time suggests this is not a life-threatening problem. Without review of previous studies, it is difficult to offer specific advice. Questions include, could this be recurring kidney stones, chronic intra abdominal abscess or spiegeleisen hernia? ...Read more

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What causes pain in right side under ribs?

What causes pain in right side under ribs?

Many reasons: It depends on what brings the pain on, what it feels like, where exactly it is located, how long it lasts, what makes it better, and what makes it worse. Only a dr. Can help you figure this out. Possibilities include an ulcer, irritation of the stomach or duodenum (small intestine), gallstones, congestive heart failure, muscle spasms, pinching of nerves that exit the back, or spasms of intestine. ...Read more

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What causes pain in right side below ribs?

What causes pain in right side below ribs?

Many reasons: It depends on what brings the pain on, what it feels like, where exactly it is located, how long it lasts, what makes it better, and what makes it worse. Only a dr. Can help you figure this out. Possibilities include an ulcer, irritation of the stomach or duodenum (small intestine), gallstones, congestive heart failure, muscle spasms, pinching of nerves that exit the back, or spasms of intestine. ...Read more

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What causes a pain in right side of the rib, especially during cold seasons?

What causes a pain in right side of the rib, especially during cold seasons?

Cough: Excess coughing can lead to pain in the ribs. If this persists or if other symptoms (fever, short of breath, wheezing, sputum) please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pain in right side bottom of rib cage when coughing or pressing in that area?

What causes pain in right side bottom of rib cage when coughing or pressing in that area?

Pleuritic Chest Pain: Inflammation :of Lung and covering of Lungs called Pleura occurs mainly due to Viral infection any chest wall movement like Taking deep Breath/ Coughing/laughing can cause pain in certain part of chest.
Infection: Bronchitis causing muscle pull from repeated coughing lead to localized chest pain
Trauma: Fall or injury to can cause pain while pressing or coughing to a localized area ...Read more

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Pain in right side underneath ribs, hurts wen I lie on it, get up from lying sittin position it also hurts wen it's touched. Its been like this for 8days?

Need an exam: The cause of the discomfort could be due to problems with the gall bladder, liver, rib cage or simply a muscle injury or inflammation. I feel that your physician should examine you and order the appropriate diagnostic tests. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in right side of rib cage when I cough?

What could cause pain in right side of rib cage when I cough?

Ur cough may B due-: -2 pneumonia & pleurisy may B a czuse. Strain of the intercostal muscles can also B a cause. If Ur cough is productive & has gone on 4 a while, best 2 C Ur PCP 4 eval. ...Read more

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Constant pain in right side of back under ribs and just below. Pain and discomfort also felt at the front on right below ribs?

Constant pain in right side of back under ribs and just below. Pain and discomfort also felt at the front on right below ribs?

Liver: Gall bladder, kidney? If it hurts with eating fatty foods, it's probably your gallbladder. See your G.I. Doctor for further evaluation.. ...Read more

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I am getting pain in right side rib cage from 2 years I can't sit what I have to do and why it's coming I don't know the reason?

I am getting pain in right side rib cage from 2 years I can't sit what I have to do and why it's coming I don't know the reason?

Unclear: If you have had recent trauma, cracked ribs can be diagnosed on ct scan and often times on x-ray also. If you are having pain under the right rib cage, it may be your gallbladder or liver. See a physician if your pain is persistent/severe. ...Read more

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My husband has had pain in right side rib near sternum what do you think it could be?

My husband has had pain in right side rib near sternum what do you think it could be?

? costochondritis: The cause of the discomfort could be costochondritis (an inflammation of the joint between the rib and sternum) or due to problems with the gall bladder, liver, rib cage or simply a muscle injury or inflammation. I feel that your physician should examine him and order the appropriate diagnostic tests and treatment. In the meantime he could try applying heat, rubbing liniment and ibuprofen (with food). ...Read more

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I have pain in right side when coughing and is sore to the touch under my right ribs.

I have pain in right side when coughing and is sore to the touch under my right ribs.

Pain: You probably pulled a muscle with your coughing. It should settle down and disappear. If it does not see a doctor and get a definitive diagnosis. An anti- inflammatory may help such as Advil (ibuprofen) or Aleeve ...Read more

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Had on and off pain in right side chest and upper back, today am having pain left side hurts when breath in around rib area what can this be?

Had on and off pain in right side chest and upper back, today am having pain left side hurts when breath in around rib area what can this be?

Need more info: To determine if you have an acute respiratory problem like pneumonia, history of fever and other symptoms like cough and poor appetite is important. In absence if these, one can consider other causes of inflammation such as asthma or pleurisy. For now you can take anti inflammatory medicine like ibuprofen 400 mg every 6-8 hrs for 2-3 days. If still not improved. Pl get examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of back under last rib on back side of my back pulls when I breath in and move a certain way or sit a certain way muscle or kidney?

Pain in right side of back under last rib on back side of my back pulls when I breath in and move a certain way or sit a certain way muscle or kidney?

Likely muscular: Pain or discomfort that occurs and is worsened by movement or changes in position are usually musculoskeletal in nature. Can try some anti-inflammatories like low dose over the counter ibuprofen taken with food. See your doctor if pain continues or gets more severe. ...Read more

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Started two yrs ago I get quick stabbing pain in right side towards the back right directly below ribs and chest pain that comes and goes very random?

Started two yrs ago I get quick stabbing pain in right side towards the back right directly below ribs and chest pain that comes and goes very random?

Chest pain: chest pain as described here and at your age is most likely to be coming from the chest wall "musculoskeletal". Other common causes may include asthma and acid reflux. Heart problems can cause chest pain but your symptoms are not fitting. If ibuprofen does not help your pain then you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in right side mid rib cage tender to touch in 1 main spot pain is getting worse by the day it seems, and it started with no injury 4 days ago?

Pain in right side mid rib cage tender to touch in 1 main spot pain is getting worse by the day it seems, and it started with no injury 4 days ago?

Here is one way to h: One way to handle is to take a couple of tylenols daily. If it is a muscular pain, it will go away. If there is something more serious going on inside in the chest, the pain will get worse. In that case you should go see your PCP and get a Chest X-rays done. This should show your lungs and any problem inside. ...Read more

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Dull pain in right side starting by ribs in middle of stomach around to the back for three days. Pain moves and isn't debilitating. What is it?

RUQ pain: Pain in that area may be from duodenal ulcer, gall bladder problems like infection or stone, muscular problem, or pain form the back referred to the front. Etc. If pain persist have it checked out. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of abdomen right below where my rib cage ends. Had Cbc and ultrasound done over summer with no results. What's going on?

Many possibilities: Gallbladder (stones) or attack - cholecystitis, rib fracture or bruising (from sports), kidney issues, possibly problems with the liver or ovaries or the colon / intestines are all still possible. Depends on the characteristic of the pain & what seems to bring it on or alleviate it. Keep a 'pain diary' along with what you eat, & bring it to a doctor. Use HealthTap PRime if it's more convenient. GL ...Read more

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Causes for a hard Mass right side between ribs and hip? I don't feel pain in area of mass but at times feels sore inflamed in back and around to side.

Please see MD: Hello,

You don't say how large the mass is, where it is located or if you have other symptoms, but any mass should be evaluated by a local physician.

Hope that helps.

Pamela Svendsen, MD ...Read more

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What is pain in right side of abdomen that seems to go around the back just below rib cage. Seems to get worse with certain foods/liquids w/fatigue.?

What is pain in right side of abdomen that seems to go around the back just below rib cage. Seems to get worse with certain foods/liquids w/fatigue.?

Any GI disease such-: -as reflux, ulcers, gall bladder or liver can cause the synptoms you have. See your PCP, be evaluated and follow his/her plan of treatment. ...Read more

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I have extremely sharp pain in right side under rib cage and goes down to my hip bone also is going into my back. Started from back a few days ago.

I have extremely sharp pain in right side under rib cage and goes down to my hip bone also is going into my back. Started from back a few days ago.

Pinched nerve: This could represent a pinched nerve in the lower thoracic spine. Alternatively, the pain could be coming from your gallbladder, or some other abdominal pathology. I would recommend seeing a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm having major pain in right side of stomach (mainly in my side) between ribs and hip and it goes to my back. Ideas what it could be or what to do?

I'm having major pain in right side of stomach (mainly in my side) between ribs and hip and it goes to my back. Ideas what it could be or what to do?

Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with "moderate pain", meaning more than mild pain, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which would need surgery. ...Read more

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I have gas pain in right side under rib cage that started three days off and on. Worse after I eat. Relive after I burp but comes and goes.

I have gas pain in right side under rib cage that started three days off and on. Worse after I eat. Relive after I burp but comes and goes.

Right sided rib pain: Could be gastritis for which you could try over the counter ranitidine and or prevecid or could be gallbladder. Follow up with doc and consider ultrasound to check gallbladder. ...Read more