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Pain In Right Side Of Back Under 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?
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?
Evaluation needed: It is possible that it could be musculoskeletal or kidneys. I would advise being seen by your provider ...Read more
Pain when I press horizontally across right side of back directly below rib cage. Pain sometimes occurs when I lay on my right side. What are causes?
It could be muscle: Strain, kidney infection etc. See your dr for reassurance. Take care! ...Read more
Pain on right side of back directly below rib cage. Occurs when I press horizontally across that area & sometimes when I lay on my right side. Causes?
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
Sore achy pain under ribs on right side of back tender to touch I have had it over a year sometimes its worse then usual.
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
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.?
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'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
I have a mild pain in right side, below ribs & through back? My gallbladder is removed & had a non contrast ct. A non obstructive stone in kidney.
If you kidney stone: Is on right side, it is likely source of pain. Ask your doctor for specific advice on what to do about it. ...Read more
Having lower back pain on right side/hip. Also have pain in right side rib cage. Feels like I got punched or a bad bruise. What should I do?
Must rule out kidney: Have your primary md be sure you do have have a kidney problem. Otherwise heat, rest, no lifting or rotation and make sure you recheck in with primary md. ...Read more
Pain in right side under ribs. The pain comes in waves and travels to back then spreads from right arm to lower abdomen. Sharp chest pains when I eat.
Pains: Hard to answer but if related to food consider ulcer or acid problem. ...Read more
I had C-section 12th june 2012, since then I have had constant pain in right side under ribs with burning in back, ultrasound shows excess bowel gas?
A few possibilities: This could be (1) musculoskeletal pain (like pulled muscle, broken rib, vertebral compression fracture), (2) kidney pain (like kidney stone or infection), (3) herpes zoster (also called shingles) (4) pleurisy (inflammation of lining around your right lung in that location), (5) and maybe something else not coming to mind right now. You should see your healthcare provider. ...Read more
Thanks for asking!: Liver and kidney.Get a more detailed answer ›
Back, rib pain: More information about your symptoms is needed. Is the discomfort Sharp, jabbing, and fleeting? Does it hurt to take a deep breath or turn, twist, bend? Any history of strain? Do you have a cough? Pinched nerve usually hurts only on one side. Your physician will have to take a thorough history, examine you, order tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Depends on: Where (right, left), exactly, for how long (hours, days, weeks) & your general condition (reason for scan and ultrasound, etc.) doctors think in terms of body structures within certain locations: rib area may mean bone, nerve, blood vessel, muscle, tendon, organ (spleen, kidney, liver, gall bladder). Also, since you are already being evaluated for kidney issues, the answer may be there. Details? ...Read more
Many things: Near the lower ribs, are kdiney, liver, gall bladder, duodenum, part of pancreas, large bowel as well as lower lung. For instance but not all inclusive, infection or trauma to kidney, liver; colitis distending large bowel; pancreatitis and gastritis; gall bladder disease, infection in lower lung, traumatic or inflammatory changes in bones. You should consult your physician for workup. ...Read more
Let me explain:
Two main reasons for pain in that area.
1-urinary tract system.
2- muscular-skeletal system.
There are many other reasons but those the most common ones. ...Read more
Couple ideas...: The location you describe is the flank and is a common location for kidney pain. If you have an infection or contusion in your kidney you may experience pain in the flanks. This is also a common location for musculoskeletal pain perhaps caused by straining yourself. See your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Kidney?: The organ you describe is probably a kidney, but you can experience pain in that area coming from a number of different organs, including liver, stomach, muscles and even the heart. ...Read more
Shingles?: This could be an early sign of shingles, the skin rash caused by reactivation of an old chickenpox virus that lays dormant for years in a peripheral nerve. I saw 1 case of "chest pain" that was extensively evaluated, only for a classic shingles rash to pop out after seven days! Injury and heavy breathing during exercise are possible. See a doctor if it persists, worsens or a rash occurs. ...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
Watch it closely: It may be a transient harmless issue. It is always prudent to think of the unthinkable. I would advise you to watch it closely with our being overly anxious. You might even have to take mild pain medication like tylenol (acetaminophen) or so. If the condition does not resolve or get worse, I recommend to see your primary care provider. ...Read more
I have random pain in my right side from near the bottom of my ribs in my back around my right side?
At your age: The most likely explanation is musculoskeletal pain (pain originating from strained muscles, tendons, ligaments). Often one doesn't recognize how or why such a strain may have developed...you can't recall an injury. More serious possible causes include kidney injury or infection, especially if accompanied by a fever. If it doesn't resolve in a day or two, see your Doctor for evaluation. Good wishes ...Read more
I have pain between my ribs and on left side and back not all the time and very pain full what could it be?
Many things...: More history would be needed. For example, if the pain increases with deep breath, it could be an inflammation of the heart or lung lining. If it is tender to touch the area, may be muscle strain (there are muscles between your ribs), pain between cartilage and bone of ribs; sometimes shingles rash breaks out after the pain has been there for several days. Since very painful, check w doc. ...Read more
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