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I have had painful stabbing like pain on the right side of my abdominal. It hurts in random spots from under my rib cage to my pelvis area?

I have had painful stabbing like pain on the right side of my abdominal. It hurts in random spots from under my rib cage to my pelvis area?

See Doctor: Pain like you describe is a concern. Many possibilities from kidney stone to appendicitis. It may be a pulled muscle or gas pain. There is no way to tell without an an exam so i recommend that you see your doctor. ...Read more

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Feels like something moving under my right rib.Its not painful itself but some cramps.Also some brief belly putton pain on/off.Gas?Right side.

Get gallbladder eval: Anytime someone complains of discomfort in ruth right upper quadrant or under ribs on the right, gas and back pain, the first thought is gallbladder disease. Ct is often not helpful for diagnosing gb disease. Sonogram is usually the best first test (assuming the history and exam suggest the diagnosis). Sometimes a hida scan is needed to check gb function. ...Read more

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What causes pain on right side of body in rib area sometimes painful when breathing?

What causes pain on right side of body in rib area sometimes painful when breathing?

Could be rib: Dysfunction. Read more about this here at my blog http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html. ...Read more

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I feel a lump on my left hand side above my rib cage & very painful what is it?

I feel a lump on my left hand side above my rib cage & very painful what is it?

Limited information: With this ltd.Inform. It is difficult to tell. Need to know how long you came to notice, was there any trauma, any similar swellings anywhereelse. If it is in the underarm a potential lymphnode /infected hair follicle , commonly called boil (furuncle) is there. Is there any pus coming from it.Any fever. If it is an elarged lymphnodeneed to r/o inflammation vs cancer add more ino., can answer better. ...Read more

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Found a lump on rib cage 8 months ago.Now 3. Painful when agitated, didn't hurt for 5 months until last week when i pulled my left side muscle.

Found a lump on rib cage 8 months ago.Now 3. Painful when agitated, didn't hurt for 5 months until last week when i pulled my left side muscle.

Please get checked: By your doc. A lump can be serious and when treated properly can lower your anxiety. Ambiguity generates anxiety. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I been having this terrible pain in my rib cage & a bit under it for months. Its very painful to take deep breaths & the pain moves from left to right?

Strain/sprain: Probably is an injury to the rib cage and the muscles involved with respiration. Stretching area may help. See an osteopathic physician. Who does manual treatments or a physical therapist. Alleve may give temporay relief as well. ...Read more

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I have a sharp stabbing pain under my left rib.I thought it was a catch, but its lasted for 24hrs.Its a little painful to breath, awful if i move.Help?

Could be: Left lower lung problem, such as pneumonia, pleuritis, pulmonary embolus. Or it could be upper abdominal problem, such as stomach, pancreas, or spleen. Or it could be shingles. As you can see, the possibilities are so numerous that it is impossible to go through all of them here. Go see a doctor to help figure it out for you. ...Read more

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I have very painful feeling under my right shoulder but it first started under my right rib and it comes and go's doc said its not my gallbladder?Help

I have very painful feeling under my right shoulder but it first started under my right rib and it comes and go's doc said its not my gallbladder?Help

Possibly...: Talk to your pcp and he or she may want to do some testing such as an ultrasound to see of your gallbladder is indeed in trouble... Please stay away from greasy foods and enjoy your easter holiday! ...Read more

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