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I got an extreme pain in my upper right bak (rib cage area) followed by a strong winded feelin, pain is still strong but can breathe better now?

I got an extreme pain in my upper right bak (rib cage area) followed by a strong winded feelin, pain is still strong but can breathe better now?

Back strain: It's hard to give you right diagnosis based on no physical exam and limited historical data. It can be a muscle sprain but can be as bad as ruptured aorta. If you are feeling worse, go to er if it's been for a while and better, like you said, put some heat, topical rubs, gentle massage and see your doc. ...Read more

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Gall bladder removed June 2014. Most every day my right rib cage area pain is debilitating and swelling is immense passes by morning repeats daily?

Gall bladder removed June 2014. Most every day my right rib cage area pain is debilitating and swelling is immense passes by morning repeats daily?

Time for a CT scan: Some people can have scar tissue develop to the abdominal wall/rib area. This is fixable. A CT scan with IV contrast should be acquired to make sure it isn't something else such as injury to the right hepatic artery or duct system. If there is a structure of the bile duct, it can give you pain with normal labs. ...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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What would cause pain under anterior left rib cage area?

What would cause pain under anterior left rib cage area?

Many possibilities: This could be from something irritating the diaphragm from above or below, from the rib or the costochondral attachments, an enlarged and tender intraabdominal organ like the spleen, or could be referred pain from elsewhere. Answering your question accurately would require a full exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes pain in right side bottom of rib cage when coughing or pressing in that area?

What causes pain in right side bottom of rib cage when coughing or pressing in that area?

Pleuritic Chest Pain: Inflammation :of Lung and covering of Lungs called Pleura occurs mainly due to Viral infection any chest wall movement like Taking deep Breath/ Coughing/laughing can cause pain in certain part of chest. Infection: Bronchitis causing muscle pull from repeated coughing lead to localized chest pain Trauma: Fall or injury to can cause pain while pressing or coughing to a localized area ...Read more

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Pain on right side flank area comes around to rib cage.. Pain since 2009.What could this possibly be? Worsens at night .

Neuropathy: Pain that's persistent, localized, and follows a one-sided dermatome is likely neurologic in origin. See your doctor for referral to a neurologist if that evaluation has not yet been done. ...Read more

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