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Pain Left Side Rib Area
Pain, left side, rib area in the backside, few inches below armpit. Feel like its between bone &skin.Not internally.Front left chest pain w/it.?
Follows a rib: That's a pretty good description! it's following an intercostal muscle or rib. You may have costochonditis (rheumatism of the joint where the rib attaches to the breatbone). You may have intercostal neuritis. If a rash appears, it could even be shingles. Has there been any minor trauma or lifting? ...Read more
Having dull preassure / light pain left side around my rib area. No injuries and doesn't matter if I am breathing or not. Any ideas? Thank you
Had on and off pain in right side chest and upper back ,today am having pain left side hurts when breath in around rib area what can this be?
Need more info: To determine if you have an acute respiratory problem like pneumonia, history of fever and other symptoms like cough and poor appetite is important . In absence if these, one can consider other causes of inflammation such as asthma or pleurisy. For now you can take anti inflammatory medicine like ibuprofen 400 mg every 6-8 hrs for 2-3 days. If still not improved. Pl get examined by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I got acid reflux problem.Im taking nexium (esomeprazole).But from last 2 weeks i have back pain left side close to shoulder blade in rib cage area. Why is that?
?unrelated: Stomach intestinal issues should not be referred to the back unless something serious is going on such as perforation, pancreatitis, bleeding. If you have pain in your shoulder it could be referred pain or something completely unrelated. For this type of complaint a face to face with your doctor will likely provide better answers to a complex question. Good luck ...Read more
Severe pain: requires a visit to an emergency clinic. Could be a lot of things, if it lasts more than a few minutes could also be dangerous. good luck! ...Read more
LUQ pain under rib: May be stomach (reflux, H pylori)-treat with ranitidine. prevecid, colon-constipation/gas, need milk of magnesia, (magnesium hydroxide) fluids, simethicone, or lesions pancreas,breast I have seen even vaginitis/ ovaries cause LUQ pain f/u w/ doc may need CXR, mammogram possible abdominal CT ...Read more
Sorry to hear this: I do not know what to say on the basis of such little information. If this is the consequence of trauma then, you need x-rays and a medical examination. If this is not as the consequence of trauma then, you need to see a doctor anyways if the pain is severe enough for you to write about it on this network. Alternatively, provide more information for a more detailed response from 10,000 miles away! ...Read more
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