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Having chest pain, more on right side, under rib cage. Heart rate is 88. Require immediate attention?

Having chest pain, more on right side, under rib cage. Heart rate is 88. Require immediate attention?

Yes, urgent care: Please don't take a chance with chest pain, even though it is atypical in location if this is a new problem, especially if associated with shortness of breath or sweating or nausea or pain radiating to the neck or left arm. There are other reasons for chest pain under the right rib cage, like Tietze's syndrome of costochondritis which is tender to pressure or gastrointestinal problems. HR fine. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Having chest pain lower pain under rib cage have asthma COPD taking that you like her 4 times a day still not feeling well what should I do?

Having chest pain lower pain under rib cage have asthma COPD taking that you like her 4 times a day still not feeling well what should I do?

See doctor: I am always concerned when someone with lung disease complains of chest pain. You need to consult your doctor asap to find what the cause may be. If bronchodilator helps your sob but you need it 4x a daily, then you are likely having an exacerbation of your asthma or copd. ...Read more

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Have had stomach pain for past 2 weeks that feels like flutters on the left side under rib cage along with chest pain and back pain. What could it be?

Have had stomach pain for past 2 weeks that feels like flutters on the left side under rib cage along with chest pain and back pain. What could it be?

More than 1 problem: The stomach pain is most likely caused by stomach pain. But the flutters are due to irregularities in your heart rhythm - most often in your age group: premature atrial beats (or contractions). You can feel better by avoiding caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, and getting plenty of sleep and trying stress reduction techniques (like yoga or TM). IF that fails, there are meds that can help. ...Read more

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Hi doctor I've s swelling on left hand side of my body just under rib cage which is sore all over that area?

Hi doctor I've s swelling on left hand side of my body just under rib cage which is sore all over that area?

See your doctor!: If you are referring to the spleen area, it's important that you get evaluated by your PCP so they can do a thorough abdominal examination, and get more medical, social, travel, trauma, sexual history from you to determine what is swelling and why it's swelling. This may involve lab testing& imaging too. So, don't delay. If it's still painful over this area, it won't get better faster w/o med care. ...Read more

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RUQ pain right under rib cage. Feels like cramps in the side of chest the stays.

RUQ pain right under rib cage. Feels like cramps in the side of chest the stays.

RUQ pain.: Your clinical picture could be consistent with a gallbladder issue, like biliary colic or cholecystitis. You could also have a duodenal ulcer, pancreatitis or even hepatitis. We’d need some testing at this point to elucidate a cause. Blood testing. Ultrasound of the RUQ. Maybe MRI of the abdomen or MRCP. ...Read more

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Chest pain centre of rib cage and under ribs?

Chest pain centre of rib cage and under ribs?

More info: Need to know how long, is it better or worse with food/activity/other, are there other associated symptoms, does pain radiate up/down/left/right/through the middle. There are some dangerous causes so if symptoms worsen change or fail to improve you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Feels like my rib cage is being crushed no chest pain?

Feels like my rib cage is being crushed no chest pain?

Be concerned: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. If you are currently having the symptoms you are describing you should see a doctor pronto! ...Read more

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I have some bad chest pain sort of under my lower left rib cage and its been constant for about a week, what to do?

Chest pain: Best course of action is go see your doctor and get checked out. It may be musculoskeletal but could also be a lot of other things. ...Read more

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I have a chest pain. It is where the rib cage starts to seperate right in the center. It feel like I have eaten all day when I have not eaten anything?

Get evaluated now..: What you are describing sounds to me like fullness under your breastbone. This can be a heart symptom, so my best advice is for you to be evaluated pronto! I don't mean to create any alarm, but this is truly a "better safe than sorry" situation. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Cramp in chest under rib cage can u advise?

Cramp in chest under rib cage can u advise?

If not resolved: Then a chest xray would be in order. Most of the time, costochondritis or muscle soreness are more common and go away in a couple of days. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a chest pain that is situated beneath my left rib cage, the pain comes in waves especially after eating.?

See MD: See a doctor. This could be many things, including an ulcer, pancreatitis, food sensitivity, gastritis, or something else. A doctor will help you figure it out. ...Read more

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An Mri showed a cyst in my liver. Could it be causing my chest pain @ center bottom of rib cage?

An Mri showed a cyst in my liver. Could it be causing my chest pain @ center bottom of rib cage?

Depends entirely: On location and size of cyst, but other causes need to be excluded, such as angina, ulcers, gallstones, because they can become serious. Consult with your doctor regarding further care. ...Read more

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Chest pain I have tightness under let rib cage and pain for almost two weeks. Should I see a doctor?

Yes: See a dr. Asap-as soon as posible-even emergency room if with chest pain. You want to make sure it is not your heart. (the computer is not the realm for asking queations about chest pain, that may not be answered for a while, . ..Any chest pain, call your dr. Asap)... Good luck. ...Read more

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I have left sided pain under my rib cage with burning in left breast and chest pain.

I have left sided pain under my rib cage with burning in left breast and chest pain.

Many causes: Most concerning left sided pain is associated with the heart, but many other causes include trauma, costochondritis, anxiety, stress, gastroesophageal reflux, and sometimes from abdominal organs such as bowel. Stomach, gall bladder, etc. In the chest pleuritis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, collapsed lung etc. You should consult physician for physical examination and testing if appropriate. ...Read more

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Burning feeling under rib cage in my chest? Feels like it's at the beginning of my stomach or end of oesophagus? What could this be?

Burning feeling under rib cage in my chest? Feels like it's at the beginning of my stomach or end of oesophagus? What could this be?

GERD: Sounds like gastro-esophageal reflux disease. Essentially the acidic gastric contents passing up into the distal esophagus due to an incompitent esophageal gastric junction. The distal esophagus has a different tissue lining than the stomach and can't tolerate the acidic reflux and this causes burning sensation. ...Read more

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Thank you...I have shortness of breathe a lot, severe pressure in chest under rib cage going around to my back, and dizziness and light headiness.

Thank you...I have shortness of breathe a lot, severe pressure in chest under rib cage going around to my back, and dizziness and light headiness.

Chest pain: While it is not possible to make a diagnosis or give specific advice in these little text boxes, in general we take chest pressure seriously, and when it is associated with shortness of breath and dizziness it is especially concerning. You should see a doctor right away; if you have symptoms now, call emergency services (911) and get to a hospital. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more