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Bothering burning sensation pain on both sides around rib cage, sometimes and around were kidneys are at too but no infection. Can urinate better now.

Bothering burning sensation pain on both sides around rib cage, sometimes and around were kidneys are at too but no infection. Can urinate better now.

See answer: As urologists, we are commonly asked to evaluate pts with back/flank pain to determine whether source is the kidneys or something else like neuromusculoskeletal in origin. Most kidney problems that are associated with pain (infection, stone, tumor, obstruction) are associated with an abnormal urinalysis (significant blood and or leukocytes). If still in doubt, ultrasound or ct imaging will answer. ...Read more

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Having pain in both upper side of my rib cage in the back?

Having pain in both upper side of my rib cage in the back?

Radiculopathy: The common causes of bilateral upper back pain are musculoskeletal and referred nerve pain called radiculopathy from underlying vertebral or spine disease (e.g. osteoarthritis, compression fracture or nerve entrapment). Based on age and other risk factors it rarely could be a manifestation of underlying heart or lung disease. Talk to your PCP for a Neck- Thoracic spine X-ray and ECG. ...Read more

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I have a minor pain on both of my sides between my rib cage and abdomen its a very minor pain more like a pulsating tingle mainly is just discomforting and annoying any ideas?

I have a minor pain on both of my sides between my rib cage and abdomen its a very minor pain more like a pulsating tingle mainly is just discomforting and annoying any ideas?

Mild muscle spasm?: Minor muscle spasm/twitching can cause that "pulsating tingle" you described. The muscles attaching to the edges of your ribcage can get irritated/strained from rapid trunk-twisting movements as during swinging a baseball bat or a tennis racquet etc..If massing the area relieves your symptoms, it is likely to be so. Good range of motion/stretching will help. If persistent, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Upper left abdominal ache, under ribs after eating. In the evening time too. Occasional nausea. pain sometimes radiates to both sides of rib cage. ?

Upper left abdominal ache, under ribs after eating. In the evening time too. Occasional nausea. pain sometimes radiates to both sides of rib cage. ?

Could very well B-: -gastric in origin or esophageal. Best 2 C a gastroenterolgist. One thing that U can do is take a liquid antacid when it gets sore in U get good relief, it would B diagnostic. Still need 2 C the UGI guy ...Read more

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I have acid and gas buildup all the time , I belch a lot and have pain in shoulders and back and both sides of rib cage. Shortness of breath at times.

I have acid and gas buildup all the time , I belch a lot and have pain in shoulders and back and both sides of rib cage. Shortness of breath at times.

H pylori test: for a pathogenic bacteria that colonizes the gastric tissue. If present, this would explain your gastric symptoms and hyperacidity. Your doctor can do a simple 5 minute breath test for this. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Been diagnosed with IBS is discomfort below both sides of rib cage a symptom of ibs. Not painful just uncomfortable at times?

Been diagnosed with IBS is discomfort below both sides of rib cage a symptom of ibs.  Not painful  just uncomfortable at times?

Perhaps: Ibs can cause bloating or uncomfortable distension, which can be felt beneath the rib cage, but most often the pain or cramps are in the lower left abdomen. Please see your physician to exclude other causes (conditions of the liver, pancreas, lungs, kidneys, etc). Most ibs discomfort is strongly related to passing a bowel movement (gets better afterwards). ...Read more