Top
10
Doctor insights on: Pain In Upper Right Ribs

Share
1

1
Very sharp pain in upper right rib cage when deep breathing. Dangerous?

Very sharp pain in upper right rib cage when deep breathing. Dangerous?

May be or not: Any severe pain warrants examination by a health care providers. It may be just rib pain or from lungs or liver/gall bladder.If this persists, I would like you to go see a doc. ...Read more

2

2
Held my urine 1-2hrs on a trip now 2 points of pain on each side of my lower abdomen, lower back and pain in upper right rib cage. Is this serious?

Held my urine 1-2hrs on a trip now 2 points of pain on each side of my lower abdomen, lower back and pain in upper right rib cage. Is this serious?

Check for UTI: It's possible you developed a urinary tract infection ( UTI ). Any change in frequency of urination? Please see a health care provider for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

3

3
Severe pain in upper right ribs. Drs don't know if it's bile duct stones or liver. Hard to breathe when it hurts and pain lasts for hours. MRCP apt 15?

Severe pain in upper right ribs. Drs don't know if it's bile duct stones or liver. Hard to breathe when it hurts and pain lasts for hours. MRCP apt 15?

Choledocholithiasis: Choledocholithiasis is the medical term for retained gallstones in the bile duct. It can result in pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen and/or jaundice. There can be many other causes of right upper quadrant pain after gallbladder removal, but an MRCP is a very useful test for detecting those stones if present. If your pain is that severe, don't delay. Good luck. ...Read more

5

5
Sharp pain under upper right rib cage? Hurts almost unbearably for a few seconds then goes away. Happens a couple of times every minute or so

Sharp pain under upper right rib cage? Hurts almost unbearably for a few seconds then goes away.  Happens a couple of times every minute or so

Exam-ASAP: This may be the earliest sign of gallbladder disease or gallstones, as well as gas trapping; nonetheless, your symptoms requires examination, abdominal ultrasound and blood testing. ...Read more

6

6
Sharp aching pain behind upper right rib cage. It happens when laughing/taking a deep breath in. Has been happening allday. What could this be?

Sharp aching pain behind upper right rib cage. It happens when laughing/taking a deep breath in. Has been happening allday. What could this be?

Chest pain: Chest pain that increases with inspiration/laughing may be due to costochondritis (inflammation of rib cartilage), pneumonia, rib fracture, pneumothorax, pericarditis. Detailed history and physical examination is needed to diagnose specific etiology. ...Read more

9

9
Sharp pain in my upper right rib cage?

Sharp pain in my upper right rib cage?

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the gall bladder or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

10

10
I have great pain under my upper right rib cage?

Trauma?: If the pain came up on its own and you didn't have an injury, it's best to see your doctor to try to find an underlying cause. ...Read more