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I have pain in back just below my right rib cage. Its been a week now . It can be uncomfortable to sleep.?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
2 doctors agreed:
I have pain in back just below my right rib cage. Its been a week now . It can be uncomfortable to sleep.?

Back pain: Need to have it looked at by your primary care doc. To properly diagnose & give tx. ...Read more

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I have a fairly large fist size lump just below right rib cage, and smaller one in a similar place on the left, occasionally achey pain. Ideas?

I have a fairly large fist size lump just below right rib cage, and smaller one in a similar place on the left, occasionally achey pain. Ideas?

Possible Hernia: A hernia is when the muscle in the abdomen splits and allows sthe tissue underneath to poke through. This creates a bump on your side. Hernias can be repaired with routine surgery. You need to have this evaluated by your doctor as untreated hernias can become strangulated and cause severe problems. ...Read more

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Dull pain below right rib cage hurts from front to the back an i don't have a gallbladder what could this be?

Dull pain below right rib cage hurts from front to the back an i don't have a gallbladder what could this be?

Right sided pain: You need an examination, and possibly labwork and imaging, by a clincian in order to determine the many things that this could represent. It could still be gallstones in the common bile duct, pancreatic stuff, referred pain from elsewhere, musculoskeletal, etc. The list is very long and needs direction from an examination. ...Read more

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For about 2 weeks dull pain below right rib cage sometimes i get sudden pains feeling like knife stabbing what could this be?

For about 2 weeks dull pain below right rib cage sometimes i get sudden pains feeling like knife stabbing what could this be?

Gall bladder symptom: Right upper quadrant pain can be from gallbladder irritation or possibly an ulcer in a young person. These pains can be dull with exacerbations of discomfort. A visit to your primary care doctor for further evaluation is indicated. ...Read more

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21 year old who when she sits back in a chair feels like her ribs is sticking out. Slight discomfort and pain and slight swelling below right rib cage?

21 year old who when she sits back in a chair feels like her ribs is sticking out. Slight discomfort and pain and slight swelling below right rib cage?

Need to be checked: She needs to be examined to find out if there is anything wrong with her. So take her to her doctor and get it checked. ...Read more

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I have had this sharp pain below right rib cage after eating spicy food, usually chili. But has hurt after meals last few days?

I have had this sharp pain below right rib cage after eating spicy food, usually chili. But has hurt after meals last few days?

May be gallstones: You may have gall bladder attack due to stones , see your doctor for examination and sonogram of abdomen. ...Read more