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Doctor insights on: Pain In Upper Abdomen Between Rib Cage

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Right side upper abdomen pain under rib cage causes?

Right side upper abdomen pain under rib cage causes?

Possibilities: Ruq abdomen is home to the liver, gall bladder, small intestines, diaphragm. Gall bladder stones, duodenal ulcer, pneumonia, hepatitis, and sometimes atypical appendicitis can cause RUQ pain. Persistent pain warrants immediate evaluation by doctor. ...Read more

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Strong thumping sensation upper abdomen between parting in rib cage sometimes, really takes my breath away at times can this be caused by reflux?

Strong thumping sensation upper abdomen between parting in rib cage sometimes, really takes my breath away at times can this be caused by reflux?

Doesn't sound usual: That does not sound like a usual symptom of reflux, and it is worthwhile getting evaluated in clinic. For general info: Sometimes when there is an early heartbeat, the next beat is delayed and so heart has a chance to fill with more blood than usual, making the delayed beat stronger, sometimes experienced as a thump. Relevance of early beats depends on type of beat and underlying health issues. ...Read more

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I have a lump below my breast bone, between lower rib cage, and upper abdomen area. I've had weight lose over the past two months as well.

I have a lump below my breast bone, between lower rib cage,  and upper abdomen area.  I've had weight lose over the past two months as well.

Suggest evaluation: This can be evaluated by physical exam, however, you may be describing the xiphoid process. It is a bony prominence below the sternum. ...Read more