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Pain in upper right side of rib cage for two weeks. Not constant & Worsens with certain movements. Could this be my liver or costochondritis?

Pain in upper right side of rib cage for two weeks. Not constant & Worsens with certain movements. Could this be my liver or costochondritis?

Could be other thing: It could be a lot of things. It could be gas or indigestion. It could be that the nerves, bones, muscles are affected in that area. Could be liver too. It would be good if you could get an examination by a medical professional with hands on to help with differentiating what is going on. ...Read more

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Pain upper right side inside rib cage comes and goes?

Pain upper right side inside rib cage comes and goes?

More details needed: There could be man reasons for this - muscle spasms, pinched nerve, lung problems, joint issues, to name just a few. What makes the pain come and what helps it go away? Is it associated with position changes, or deep breathing? Describe the nature of the pain. Try to answer those questions and discuss your concerns with your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having pain upper right side under my rib cage. Sometimes it radiates to my back. I have no chance in color of eyes or urine.

I'm having pain upper right side under my rib cage. Sometimes it radiates to my back. I have no chance in color of eyes or urine.

Lots of possibilities: Could be anything from a muscle strain to gallstones. If it tends to occur after eating, gallstones are a good possibility. An ultrasound might help find gallstones. ...Read more

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I'm having severe severe pain on my right side upper back below the rib cage and wraps arnd to my stomach! What could be going on? It hurts to walk

I'm having severe severe pain on my right side upper back below the rib cage and wraps arnd to my stomach! What could be going on? It hurts to walk

Pyelonephritis: If you also have noticed burning sensation when you urinate and fever, this could be an infectin I your kidney. If you have crampy severe pain, nausea and or vomiting, feel sweaty and feverish it maybe your gallbladder. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

Gallbladder: The most common cause would be gallstones. Other possibilities would be ulcer pain, reflux, pancreatitis and some types of liver disease. See your physician and get it checked out. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in right side of rib cage when I cough?

What could cause pain in right side of rib cage when I cough?

Ur cough may B due-: -2 pneumonia & pleurisy may B a czuse. Strain of the intercostal muscles can also B a cause. If Ur cough is productive & has gone on 4 a while, best 2 C Ur PCP 4 eval. ...Read more

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Sharp pain just under right side of rib cage. What could this be from?

Gall Bladder: Liver, intestinal disease are among the more common causes of pain in that area. If you ask your doctor, they will ask more questions that help shed light to the likely cause. Good luck and have a wonderful new year. Please don't delay in finding the definitive cause. It is important that you do. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing mental decline and digestive issues for about 10 weeks and have pain on right side of rib cage and excruciating pain after meal?

I've been experiencing mental decline and digestive issues for about 10 weeks and have pain on right side of rib cage and excruciating pain after meal?

Gallstones?: You may have an infection caused by gallstones. This would contribute to your mental decline and worsening of pain after meals. I would get an ultrasound of your gallbladder. ...Read more

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Recently had my 3rd c-section and tubes tied and now have horrible stabbing pains under right side of rib cage and shoulder but no gall bladder? Gas?

Recently had my 3rd c-section and tubes tied and now have horrible stabbing pains under right side of rib cage and shoulder but no gall bladder? Gas?

Very well could: Be gas try gas x and see if it helps if you Re doing exercises could also be musculoskeletal even lifting baby could have strained the muscle. Be cAreful of how you are lifting, pulling bending and twisting too ...Read more

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What organ is on the outer edge of left side of rib cage?

What organ is on the outer edge of left side of rib cage?

Spleen: The spleen is in left upper quadrant of the abdomen. Your kidney is also here but is further towards your back or flank area. ...Read more

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What causes pain just under left back and side of rib cage? Dull achy pain.

Let me explain: Two main reasons for pain in that area.
1-urinary tract system.
2- muscular-skeletal system.
There are many other reasons but those the most common ones. ...Read more

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Suffering occasional grabbing pain under lower left side of rib cage, pain killers don't work but hot showers relieve it to a bearable range?

Suffering occasional grabbing pain under lower left side of rib cage, pain killers don't work but hot showers relieve it to a bearable range?

Get checked out: Since heat seems to improve your symptoms this may be a muscular issue. There are organs in this area that could also be a cause such as the spleen. I would discuss it with your pcp. ...Read more

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Pain on left side of rib cage (no physical injury, but swelling), even on deep breathing. Localized on touching. Had a bike accident 2 days back.

Pain on left side of rib cage (no physical injury, but swelling), even on deep breathing. Localized on touching. Had a bike accident 2 days back.

Possible fracture.: It is possible to fracture a rib or just bruise it up pretty well. Sometimes the pain can be severe. As long as you are not having any shortness of breath (excluding that due to sharp pain with inspiration) you will heal. There is no real benefit to having rib xrays as the treatment will be the same -avoid injuring it while it heals. ...Read more

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Painful left lump on left side of rib cage. It has grown in size. MRI was last test to show something but it was not defined. Been 3 yrs, what is it?

Painful left lump on left side of rib cage. It has grown in size. MRI was last test to show something but it was not defined. Been 3 yrs, what is it?

Need more info: If the lump is in the rib itself, did you have trauma in that area? Have you ever had a cancer, especially of a type that tends to spread to bone; and does the MRI suggest a cancer in the bone? That would be my concern, although your description makes me doubt cancer. Review the findings with your clinician. A biopsy, if needed, is one way to answer your question. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Small circular spot. Left side of rib cage. No muscle under skin, skin touches ribcage directly and very loose. Feels like 0% bodyfat there. What's it?

Small circular spot. Left side of rib cage. No muscle under skin, skin touches ribcage directly and very loose. Feels like 0% bodyfat there. What's it?

Not sure but best: If you get it x-rayed or CT'd if you are still concerned after a healthcare provider has examined it. Some nodules or lipomas can grow underneath the skin. ...Read more

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What might be the cause of pain in upper right abdomen? I just started having some pain in my upper right abdomen yesterday. It's just below bottom of my rib cage, and halfway between my side and the center of my chest. It hurts as I move around, and is

At: At the time of cholecystectomy, some stones can pass in to the bile duct and stay there for a very long time, even years. Occasionally, years later these stones can manifest symptoms similar to a gallbladder attack. It may be worth investigating with simple lab tests including liver function tests. ...Read more

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I have severe pain on left side of rib cage w severe bloating. To the point I can't lay on left side while sleeping?

Rib Fracture.: Severe pain of rib cage with pressure could possibly be a rib fracture or costochondritis. I would suggest see a doctor to get at least a chest x ray and x ray of ribs on left side. ...Read more