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Pain Just Below Left Rib Cage
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Sudden pain below left rib cage. Hurts for a minute, stops hurting for a minute (repeat). No other symptoms. ?
Left rib pain: Consider spleen issues or rib costochondral issues. ...Read more
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
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
Pulse feeling: Under the left rib cage is tye spleen, if it is tender and pulsating you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
My 17 year old has a lump right below left rib cage doesn't cause pain. When flexing it's hard.It moves around when you press on it. Minor or major!?!
Lump: Lump is minor in nature for the moment observation is in order. ...Read more
I am experiencing abdominal mass below left rib cage just off center. It feels to be an inch or so in size. It does not move and is sore to touch.
Need hands on exam: see your doctor and have it examined ...Read more
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
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
What is causing a bruiselike pain when i touch area under my skin about 2" below left rib cage and 5 inches left of naval? I've gained 17# belly fat.
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
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
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?
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
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