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Pain on right side of abdomen under breast and ribs. 4 months now. Not gallstones as I had an ultra 2 months ago. Also suffer from anxiety.

Pain on right side of abdomen under breast and ribs. 4 months now. Not gallstones as I had an ultra 2 months ago. Also suffer from anxiety.

Biliary dyskinesia : it's possible your gallblader is not working right - HIDA scan can confirm it . If function is less then 20% taking it out may help ...Read more

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I have pain on my right side abdomen right under the ribs, the pain comes and goes and sometimes I feel on my back. Very mild but strange...

I have pain on my right side abdomen right under the ribs, the pain comes and goes and sometimes I feel on my back. Very mild but strange...

Gall Bladder: Given the location it may be gall bladder issues but would need more information to clarify. I am available for a consult this afternoon and evening to discuss this further. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in upper left side of abdomen under ribs. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Sharp pain in upper left side of abdomen under ribs. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Consider Cold Milk: If you aren't a smoker, who is overweight, and family history of heart disease, that is, it isn't your heart that is causing this, consider your stomach as being the culprit. Too much acid? How about drinking milk to coat it with cold milk. Not a treatment, but will give you diagnosis. Then go to your doctor. You are going to need their help. ...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?

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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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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33 female pain on the right side of abdomen just where the ribs end. Pain only occurs during sex. What could it be?

33 female pain on the right side of abdomen just where the ribs end. Pain only occurs during sex. What could it be?

Needs exam: There are so many different possible causes. An examination is needed to better understand the location of your pain. Right sided rib pain is not typically associated with intercourse. See a doctor or schedule a virtual visit for a more in depth evaluation ...Read more

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I have a sharp burning pain in the upper right side of abdomen just below my rib cage. What could be causing this?

Burning pain: If a crusting rash is present shortly it is shingles. Otherwise have someone check the nerve on that side and your spine where the nerve originates from. ...Read more

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I have a pain on the left side of abdomen below the rib cage?

I have a pain on the left side of abdomen below the rib cage?

Multiple causes.: Pain below left side of rib cage maybe muscular in origin, and/or related to the ribs. Muscle strain is possible. If is worsening or not resolving you must get checked. Other possibilities include stomach, liver, or even spleen disorders. ...Read more

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What would cause pain on upper left side of body near abdomen under ribs?

What would cause pain on upper left side of body near abdomen under ribs?

Several things: Upper left abdomen contains spleen, tail of pancreas, splenic flexure of colon, part of stomach, left kidney, left lower ribs and muscles. Costochondritis, strained muscles, trauma to spleen, stomach ulcer or tumor, pancreatitis, problem with left lobe of liver, left kidney infection or stone, left lower lung infection, splenic flexure distention with air from irritable bowel syndrome, to name few. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing pains by the side of my abdomen, below my ribs.Whats the cause?

RUQ pain: Have it evaluated as the organs there are the liver, the gallbladder, part of the lungs and the diaphragm, and in the back is the kidney in addition to possible referred pain from the stomach, the intestines and the pancreas. It is best to see your doctor for proper exams. ...Read more

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I am 30 years old and I have sharp pains that come and go on my left side of abdomen right below my ribs. Any suggestions?

I am 30 years old and I have sharp pains that come and go on my left side of abdomen right below my ribs. Any suggestions?

Need more info: How bad is it? Is the pain on the surface at the rib or deep in the abdomen? Does it come and go or change with coughing? Does it move? Does it radiate anywhere else? What makes it worse? Activity? Eating? Did you injure yourself? Is it improving or worsening or the same.Other symptoms? Fevers? Chills? Change in bowel movements? Nause? If so, see a surgeon. Need a bit more info. ...Read more

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I get a recurrent achy pain on the left side of my abdomen (underneath ribs). What could this indicate? It happens at random times

I get a recurrent achy pain on the left side of my abdomen (underneath ribs). What could this indicate?  It happens at random times

Bowel,kidney,spleen.: Not many things here: the colon makes a sharp turn and is often postulated to cause cramping or gas type pain, the kidney is there, but pain is typically more constant. Spleen also - pain is not usually "random." muscles of the abdominal wall at the costal junction can also cause this. A brief exam could help localize this. ...Read more

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I'm having this horrible pain my whole right side. The pain goes up under my rib cage into my abdomen and into my back. I've lost 15 pounds in 1 month?

I'm having this horrible pain my whole right side. The pain goes up under my rib cage into my abdomen and into my back. I've lost 15 pounds in 1 month?

Go in today: Severe abdominal pain with radiation to the back with weight loss needs a dedicated evaluation; this evaluation likely will involve a CT scan of abdomen and pelvis. ...Read more

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I'm having mild pain on both sides of abdomen. Also, on the left side of the bottom rib it feels like it pops in and out of place when I am sitting or leaning to the left. What could this be?

Rib anomaly: popping of lower ribs if painless could be anatomic anomaly.pain may be unrelated and there may be a ton of causes.please be more specific with age,social habits,medical conditions etc. ...Read more

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Pain on left side abdomen under rib when sitting when i lay flat it goes away?

Pain on left side abdomen under rib when sitting when i lay flat it goes away?

Position: Any pain related to position sounds like musculo-skeletal in origin, not visceral. So you might want to try looser clothing, change chair position, that sort of thing. Area under the left rib cage means area of stomach, pancreas, spleen, diaphragm, so if it persists, these things need to be looked at. Also, it could be atypical angina, pain from heart muscle not getting enough oxygen. ...Read more