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What could be causing sharp pain just below my left rib cage when i ejaculate after sex?

What could be causing sharp pain just below my left rib cage when i ejaculate after sex?

Muscular?: It sounds more muscular in origin, then to anything related to ejaculation. Be more aware of your sexual positioning or posture and abdominal muscle contractions during the act of ejaculation. ...Read more

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Im having stabbing pain just below my left rib cage, no other symptoms, no fever, vomiting or fever, just sharp stabbing pain. What could it be?

Im having stabbing pain just below  my left rib cage, no other symptoms, no fever, vomiting or fever, just sharp stabbing pain. What could it be?

Be seen: There are a number of possibilities, and a detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. Because some of the causes could potentially be quite serious. Including pancreatitis, i would encourage you to be seen. Thank you. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump just below left rib cage.it doesnt move or cause pain but has doubled in size in around 2 months and is now visible when standing?

I have a hard lump just below left rib cage.it doesnt move or cause pain but has doubled in size in around 2 months and is now visible when standing?

Medical evaluation: Please have this lump examined in person by a medical provider. Any lump that has grown that fast warrants a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Which organ causes pain below left rib cage?

Which organ causes pain below left rib cage?

Lots of stuff there: On the left side are the stomach, spleen, diaphragm (muscle for breathing), ribs, a part of the colon (large intestine), the tail end of the pancreas, etc... Pain can be from the ribs and their cartilage, a swollen spleen, stomach acidity/gastritis/reflux, muscle strains in the abdominal muscles or diaphragm, excess stool or gas in the colon, pancreatitis, a cancerous tumor, etc.... ...Read more

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26 yr old male with intermittent pain below left rib cage? What can it be.

26 yr old male with intermittent pain below left rib cage? What can it be.

Hard to say: If more front of abdomen, just under ribs on left side, and no fevers or signs / symptoms of general illness, then likely is gastritis. Can be worsened by stress / some meds, alcohol, etc. Try taking all meds w/some food, avoiding alcohol for 3-4 weeks, and could add an h2 blocker, like pepcid (famotidine). If not better at that point, or sooner if develop fevers or other new symptoms see your dr. For check. ...Read more

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Sudden pain below left rib cage. Hurts for a minute, stops hurting for a minute (repeat). No other symptoms. ?

Sudden pain below left rib cage. Hurts for a minute, stops hurting for a minute (repeat). No other symptoms. ?

Colon gas: Gas can collect in the splenic flexure of the colon which is under the ribs on the left side. What you describe is classic cramping pain associated with gas in the large bowel. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Sharp Pain below left rib cage back no other symptoms what could be the reason?

Pain: Well, more history is needed. This can't be easily sorted out without tapping into more detail. Connect with one of our Health Tap Prime providers or seek local care. ...Read more

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Please explain dull ache, pain right below left rib cage? And feeling sick for 2-3 days

Please explain dull ache, pain right below left rib cage? And feeling sick for 2-3 days

Stomach, spleen...: While i don't have enough information from your question to give a tentative diagnosis, the organs in the left side of your abdomen towards the top are your stomach and spleen. However, your heart and the lining of the lungs can also seem to hurt from there (referred pain)... Most likely a stomach irritation, but get it checked if it doesn't get better soon. ...Read more

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What would cause pulsing feeling below left rib cage and slight pain at bottom of rib cage?

Pulse feeling: Under the left rib cage is tye spleen, if it is tender and pulsating you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp pain below left rib cage (almost next to diaphragm). About two days. Comes and goes?

Rib pain: Likely reflux , see if antacids/ Zantac (ranitidine) have an impact. May also be gas ( try simethicone), constipation( try milk of magnesia), costochondritis, possible gallstones though usually right sided ,or cardiac, though t less common in a 38 year old female. Follow up with doc ...Read more

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Chronic pain below left rib cage, and in my left shoulder blade. Been going on 1+ years and ruined posture. Never been this bad, what could it be?

It could be.....: time to close your computer and call your physician for an exam and blood evaluation. I sit possible that you have not been seen or examined for more than a year? What could it be?: quite serious if never evaluated- do it asap. ...Read more

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Ache/pains below left rib cage.Gp felt nothing abnormal.Symptoms still here & making me feel nauseous.Feels like pressure and sometimes like grumbling?

?gas: Below the left rib cage the colon takes a sharp turn and this is a common area for gas entrapment. Drinking hot water and applying a hot water bottle to the area helps break down the gas and helps you pass it. Taking simethicone 1/2 hour after meals prevents gas. Your physician is best to evaluate and advise you about appropriate tests and possible referral to a gastroenterologist if necessary. ...Read more

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Really bad pain below left rib cage. Last time pancreas enzymes were fine. Any ideas? I have an appointment on the 7th to see gastroenterologist.

Really bad pain below left rib cage. Last time pancreas enzymes were fine. Any ideas? I have an appointment on the 7th to see gastroenterologist.

LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, ; skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Keep your appointment for clarity of diagnosis ; correct treatment. ...Read more

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Left side ovarian cysts pain had 2 ultrasounds been referred to ob/gyn now the pain is starting below left rib cage im in agony what's the cause?

? middlesmertz: Functional hemorrhagic ovarian cysts are common and patients may experience middlesmertz (ovulation pain) – i’d consult your gyn and confirm with repeat us to be certain nothing else is occurring. ...Read more

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Been experiencing soreness in my calves along with fatigue and sometimes anxiety/sweating/dull pain below left rib cage. Had angioplasty 4 yrs ago.

Been experiencing soreness in my calves along with fatigue and sometimes anxiety/sweating/dull pain below left rib cage. Had angioplasty 4 yrs ago.

Occlusion of vessel: I would worry first and foremost about the partial or total blockade of arteries that supply the heart and the leg . You might be experiencing angina pectoris and claudication . Pain due to not having enough blood (oxygen ) to the tissue and . The tissues deprived of oxygen and other nutrients will be injured ( hypoxia ) , this will result exertional or rest l pain depending the degree of occlusio. ...Read more