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A pain under my ribs, left side? Pain even to touch the outside as well

A pain under my ribs, left side? Pain even to touch the outside as well

You : You may be dealing with a condition called costochondritis. This is essentially inflammation between the ribs. It is often tender to the touch and can cause chest wall/rib tenderness. The treatment is anti-inflammatory medications like advil or ibuprofen, and steroids in more severe cases. On the other hand you may be dealing with another issue (heart issues, broken rib etc.);so i advise you to see your doctor for a complete work up and evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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When i burp I have a pain under lower rib left side what might that be?

From stomach?: Burning is due to excess air that you swallow during eating and drinking trying to come out of your stomach. The area you describe is where your stomach usually is when distended with food and water. Pain is felt due to muscles in between ribs contracting along with your diaphragm to expell air out in to esophagus. ...Read more

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Stabbing Pain in upper ribs left side not constant but keeps returning and hurt to take deep breaths, what could this indicate?

Stabbing Pain in upper ribs left side not constant but keeps returning and hurt to take deep breaths, what could this indicate?

Rib dysfunction?: Sounds like the common presentation for a rib dysfunction, ie the rib gets 'knocked out of whack'. This problem often presents with pain (often sharp or severely achy & worse with deep inhalation or exhalation.) it's easily treatable by osteopathic manipulation, if it is the cause. A proper history & osteopathic hands-on exam might be able to determine the exact cause.Manipulation may fix it. ...Read more

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Please help! pain in the rib cage left side?

See a doctor: And read this, it may help you understand of what i think the cause of your pain may be http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html. ...Read more

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What might cause pain under ribs on left side?

What might cause pain under ribs on left side?

Many options: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancreatitis, infection / abscess of the spleen, renal infection or stone, aortic aneurysm, cancer, shingles and obstipation. If this is a chronic problem - it would be important to obtain medical eval. Severe upper abdominal pain is a medical emergency. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause pain under ribs on left side?

Many causes: But if it's reproducible with pressure or change in position or posture, it could be this http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html at any rate, speculation won't help you much, so see a doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause back pain by the ribs on left side?

What can cause back pain by the ribs on left side?

Movement?: If worse with movement likely a musculoskeletal injury. If not, could be any one of a number of things. See your doc, go over the details and get examined. ...Read more