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Pain In Upper Left Quadrant Under Rib Cage
Twinges: Need more clarity. A twinge may be a muscle pull, gas, pulmonary, or cardiac origin. ...Read more
Have gastroparesis. Had semi sharp pain in upper left side just under rib cage, nauseas, and lightheaded. Have GI appt 1/8, at what point should I call my dr and what are my homecare options?
Call your dr now: You should call your doctor now and get it checked. ...Read more
Dull pain in upper left anterior under rib cage with stabbing pains, gradually getting worse for a week, headache, fatigue, neg. Mono test?
Costochondritis: Costochondritis is inflammation of cartilage between the ribs and is associated with a viral illness, smoking, and other causes such as trauma to the area, physical activity straining the rib cage, arthritis and other causes. Try ice on area, ibruprofen/tylenol to relieve pain, avoid activity that makes it hurt. Check with doctor for to determine cause of pain. Physical therapy after doctor chkup. ...Read more
I am having severe upper left side pain under rib cage now for over two months, also now swollen left gland in neck. Should I goto the hospital?
Pain upper left side under rib cage, and lower back & stomach. Feels bloated like need to urinate but not much there.
Splenic flexure: syndrome: warm air ( abdominal gas) rises under the left upper abdominal area (splenic flexure) is common; however, since your spleen is also there-get examined. ...Read more
Constant pain/burn upper left abdomen under rib cage for at least 6 months now with back/side pain and i will have cold sensation through my abdomen?
See a physician: The area you are mentioning and some of the things you are mentioning could be caused but an ulcer, especially with listing Ibuprofen as a common medication you take, which could cause an ulcer with chronic use. I recommend you see a physician to rule out any cardiac issues first, then rule out a gastric ulcer. Hold off on the Ibuprofen until after you see a physician. ...Read more
Pain upper left side under rib cage just below left breast. Mammogram, x-ray, CT scan, colonoscopy and urine all fine. Help.
What would cause pain in the left side under rib cage. It is consistently coming every 5 or so minutes and lasting 10-15 seconds.?
GI spasms?: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more
I have been experiencing pain on my left side under rib cage area. What could it possibly be linked to?
Multiple things: Many things can cause discomfort under your rib cage. Questions such as what is the characteristic of the pain and what makes it better may help your physician arrive at a diagnosis. See a doctor if you are concerned about this discomfort. ...Read more
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