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Pain in middle of stomach and under rib cage?

Pain in middle of stomach and under rib cage?

GERD,ULCer & more.: These r a few common causes, also gastritis, esophageal diverticulum. U need 2 b cn buy a gastroenterologist . 2 avoid serious complications. Get in 4 an evaluation ...Read more

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Sharp pain in the centre of the chest just under the rib cage?

Sharp pain in the centre of the chest just under the rib cage?

More details?: Chest pain is always of concern although at your age, I would focus more on some muscular sprain. However cardiac disease , reflux disease can also cause chest pain. If the problem persists, see a doctor. This should not be ignored especially if you have a strong family history of heart disease in the family. ...Read more

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Pain in the lower rib cage area?

Pain in the lower rib cage area?

Several causes: In young persons, lower thoracic pain could be due to local trauma (bruise), pain associated with a virus (if the child has a fever), pleurisy (inflammation of the lung's lining), bronchitis, pneumonia or some other cause. If the pain continues, or if there is fever, see the doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in the rib wall where the rib cage makes a corner?

Pain in the rib wall where the rib cage makes a corner?

Need chest xray: They could be several reason for pain in the rib, from trauma, metabolic, tumor, inflamatory, infectious, perhaps intraabominal or intrathoraxic pathology.Need a lot more detatails about this pain characteristics.Recomended to seeyour fp and chest x-ray.May need more diagnostic testing such as ct scan and or bone scan. ...Read more

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What causes pain under right rib cage in back? The pain is including the ribs.

Long list: Any change in whites of eyes? Dark urine? Can be hepatitis, rib issue, pleurisy.. See a doctor if this is not very short term or getting worse. ...Read more

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Chest pain in the middle.?

Chest pain in the middle.?

Depends on factors: Chest discomfort behind the breastbone can be from many causes. For example, spontaneous, sharp, evanescent chest discomfort with breathing has different implications than effort chest pressure associated with other symptoms. Age and risk factors are important as well. Most prudent to get a formal evaluation to avoid minimizing what may be a more serious underlying cause. ...Read more

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Having pain in both upper side of my rib cage in the back?

Having pain in both upper side of my rib cage in the back?

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

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Slight twinges of pain in rib cage and middle back pain cancer?

Cancer pain: Not knowing your current medical condition, it is hard to say. If you are healthy, it may be a sign of fatigue or muscle aches and pains. If its worse not relieved by over the counter medication or topical remedies, i would see your physician to check out all the possibilties of the back/rib pain. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in the left rib cage under the left breast?

Sharp pain in the left rib cage under the left breast?

Go to ER: Get evaluated by an emergency room physician. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in the right rib cage?

What causes sharp pain in the right rib cage?

This sounds: Musculoskeletal. If it is worsened if yuo take a deep breath it might be pleuritic chest pain. ...Read more

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Pain in top of right top of pelvis when coughing?

Pain in top of right top of pelvis when coughing?

Muscle/hernia: The most likely culprits would be a pulled muscle or an abdominal hernia. Both of these conditions can be easily diagnosed at your doctors office. ...Read more

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Muscle pain in back in the upper left region between the shoulder blade and spine. Also occasional chest pain. Under a lot of stress right now.

Muscle pain in back in the upper left region between the shoulder blade and spine. Also occasional chest pain. Under a lot of stress right now.

Anxiety Disorder: I understand that you are going through lot of stress right now. Your muscle pain in back and occasional chest pain seems to indicate anxiety disorder which is treatable by psychotherapy and medications. Please see a psychiatrist for understanding your stresses, their effect on your body and mind, and ways to overcome the stresses. ...Read more

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Having pain in the middle of chest?

Having pain in the middle of chest?

Go and be seen.: Anytime you experience chest pain you need to go in and be evaluated by a healthcare professional. It could be something benign, but depending on your medical problems and your family history it could be something more serious. ...Read more

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Is lump in middle of rib cage a bone?

Yes : You are probably referring to the zip hood process, which is a bony pronence that projects off the inferior aspect of the sternum. It can be quite prominent in slender people . Thank you. ...Read more

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Whats pain in front of the chest bone?

We have to be: Carefull, of the cardiac origin, if we adress that then most likely gerd.Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into your food pipe (esophagus). The backwash of acid irritates the lining of your esophagus and causes gerd signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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Have pain in chest at bottom of sternum and directly behind in the back?

Chest pain: How old are you? how long do you hurt and what is the severity, quality of the pain, do you have any associated medical problem? with the minimal information you had given there is variety of condition could be considered ranging from benign chondritis, peptic ulcer, pancreatitis, pericarditis,pleuritis, severe problem like aortic dissection. Call the consult line to discuss in detail or see your ...Read more

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Pain across right rib cage at the back and radiating around to the front. General pain and discomfort across middle abdomen and slight nausea?

Pain across right rib cage at the back and radiating around to the front. General pain and discomfort across middle abdomen and slight nausea?

Have a gallbladder?: Don't know but gallbladder pain can start on the front on the right and go to the back but occasionally from front to back and usually always in the upper middle. It can radiate to the right shoulder and is worse when you are flat, and after eating a fatty meal and taking a deep breath. Constipation can mimic this pain described too. ( round, hard poop, straining ?). ...Read more

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Have pain in middle of rib cage when i press down. Pain extends to under right rib cage but not left. Chronic constipation and lately loud growling ?

Have pain in middle of rib cage when i press down. Pain extends to under right rib cage but not left. Chronic constipation and lately loud growling ?

The splenic flexure-: -of the colon is on the left side under the ri the cage. The noise U hear is air passing your constipated stool & is normal. When your push on the mid or left side you are purchasing stool & air along, and this dilates the colon & that dilates the bowel wzll & this is very sensitive to pressure, so you feel pain, also a deep breath does the same thing. Add fiber & drink lots of water. This helps. ...Read more

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What are causes of whites of eyes being yellow, yellow stools with mucus, pain in middle of right rib cage occasionally?

Possible jaundice: If both your sclera (white part if eyes) is yellow, that can be due to jaundice which has to do with your liver...You should see a family doctor to have some blood work and check your liver enzymes. ...Read more

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Severe stomach pain in middle where rib cage splits, hurts most when lying down, headache, nausea, pain in back....feels like burning, squeezing?

Severe stomach pain in middle where rib cage splits, hurts most when lying down, headache, nausea, pain in back....feels like burning, squeezing?

Uncertain: No obvious diagnosis, but it sounds like it would be a good idea to go see your primary care provider. The urgency of the visit depends on duration and severity of symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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At the start of the week i had a dull pain in the middle of my right rib cage and now it's severe . I might have fell over drunk?

At  the start of the week i had a dull pain in the middle of my right rib cage  and now it's severe . I might have fell over drunk?

?broken rib: If you are lucky..If it hurts to push directly on a rib that is most likely diagnosis. Much more serious is what could have happened if so drunk you don't remember falling. A wake up call? ...Read more

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Sharp pain that stays in my middle rib cage on the left side, what can be causing this and how can this be treated?

Sharp pain that stays in my middle rib cage on the left side, what can be causing this and how can this be treated?

Monitor: This can be rib joint irritation, muscle spasm, fluid in lung, esophageal pain, stomach pain, and also includes heart problems. I would consider rest, heat, anti inflammatories, and monitor. If symptoms don't improve in 1-2 weeks, see your pcp for eval. ...Read more

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I've had a sharp stabbing pain right in the middle of my rib cage and this isn't the first time should I be worried because i'm only 16?

Probably not a worry: Brief, non-exertional chest pain is a very commen symptom in teens. It is rarely related to the heart, despite its location. ...Read more

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Having severe pain in my abdomen right below middle of rib cage! i don't have a gall bladder it was removed in 2005 what could it be!

Having severe pain in my abdomen right below middle of rib cage! i don't have a gall bladder it was removed in 2005 what could it be!

What else is happeni: What did you just eat? Have you had anything like this before? What did you do before that time? Are your bowels or bladder having trouble? Any blood in urine? Do you feel nauseous? If you are having trouble, you cannot wait, go to the hospital. Rarely after gall bladder surgery, the pancreas can have problems. It does not sound like a kidney stone. ...Read more

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Pain in middle of stomach and under rib cage?

GERD,ULCer & more.: These r a few common causes, also gastritis, esophageal diverticulum. U need 2 b cn buy a gastroenterologist . 2 avoid serious complications. Get in 4 an evaluation ...Read more

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Have made my self periodically throw up from binge eating. Have pain when pressing in the middle right between rib cage n some acid reflux?

Eating Disorder EFX: You are right to think there may be a connection the the bad eating behaviors. The good part is that your response now may save you from even worse damage. Get a good exam to see the damage done and seek referral for ED therapy. It is not an easy issue to treat, but w/ expert help it is very possible. Don't wait - make life better! ...Read more

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Please help! I am having upper abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation, and pain in the middle of my hip and rib cage on my right side. What could this be?

Please help! I am having upper abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation, and pain in the middle of my hip and rib cage on my right side. What could this be?

Hard to say: This is a complex set of symptoms. There are a number of organs and problems that could give those symptoms. The gallbladder, stomach, pancreas, large or small intestine could all contribute to symptoms like these. An appointment with your doctor who can ask some specific questions and examine you would be best. ...Read more

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Lump in the middle of rib cage. Can move it around. Hurts slightly. What could this be? Cancerous?

Lump in the middle of rib cage. Can move it around. Hurts slightly. What could this be? Cancerous?

Possibly: Recommend follow up with your primary care MD. May be nothing. Your past medical history is important in this setting. ...Read more

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I have really bad pain in my stomach all day long it shoots up the middle of rib cage and then back down all day ! this pain is none stop pain that just continues all day , I have no insurance and do not know what to do !

I have really bad pain in my stomach all day long it shoots up the middle of rib cage and then back down all day ! this pain is none stop pain that just continues all day , I have no insurance and do not know what to do !

I : I strongly suggest you get yourself to the closest emergency room right away. I don't know anything about your health history, but the symptoms you describe, and the intensity with which you describe them need to be addressed. An emergency room will not turn you away for not having insurance. I would go as soon as you read this. ...Read more

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Last night around 8:30 p.m. I started having a nagging pain in the middle of my back toward my right side and under right rib cage. What is this?

Last night around 8:30 p.m. I started having a nagging pain in the middle of my back toward my right side and under right rib cage. What is this?

Not sure: There are many potential causes of this type of pain, but one of them is gallbladder disease. If it doesn't go away, or recurs regularly, you need to see your doctor to start the workup for it. ...Read more

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How do I remove this lump in middle of rib cage?

See a physician: You should have this evaluated to decide if an excisional biopsy is needed. ...Read more

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Is lump in middle of rib cage a bone?

Yes : You are probably referring to the zip hood process, which is a bony pronence that projects off the inferior aspect of the sternum. It can be quite prominent in slender people . Thank you. ...Read more

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My husband is experiencing pain in the middle of the chest under the rib cage, his motion is also not getting cleared, what can be the cause?

Rule out cardiac/GI: That pain in the middle of the chest needs to be further evaluated by his doctor. The heart resides there as well as the esophagus, and stomach. So you want to make sure that it's not something critical, or find out if it's something minor. That's best done through physical examination with a stethoscope to do auscultation, and percussion, and palpation. Most doctors have an ekg. ...Read more