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Have pain on left side below rib cage what could be the cause?

Have pain on left side below rib cage what could be the cause?

Multiple causes: abdominal pain, splenic flexure ( gas) syndrome, spleen enlargement,sub diaphragmatic hernia: requires exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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Gripping pain on left side below rib cage After I eat?

Gripping pain on left side below rib cage
After I eat?

See your doc: Can be a few things but GERD (gastroesophageal reflux) and stomach ulcer are at the top of my list. Other things are esophageal spasm, hiatal hernia, and esophageal diverticulum. I think its best to see your doc. ...Read more

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I had a total hysterectomy back in July and now I have this constant pain on my left side below rib cage (on side). Pain during/after sex bloating etc?

Referred: That is a common area for pain referred from the area you had surgery. I would make sure your surgeon is aware. The other possibility is you have developed another condition such as gall bladder disease, for example. ...Read more

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Pain under left side breast below rib cage, also got indigestion pain and pains in the back along with vomiting no fever?

Pain under left side breast below rib cage, also got indigestion pain and pains in the back along with vomiting no fever?

Indigestion: Pain under the left rib cage along with vomiting and a feeling of indigestion all sound suspicious for gastritis or ulcer. Some medications can cause this, including anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen. There are over-the-counter meds like Prilosec otc that may help, but because you are also vomiting i would suggest you see a doctor for a definitive diagnosis before self-medicating.Good luck! ...Read more

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Pain in my left side below rib cage have IBS still have diarrhea on levsin (hyoscyamine) why do I still have the pain?

Pain in my left side below rib cage have IBS still have diarrhea on levsin (hyoscyamine) why do I still have the pain?

Please see below: Left rib pain may not be associated with ibs. Levsin (hyoscyamine) is good for spasmodic pain from smooth muscles of abdominal cavity but not for pain from skeletal muscles of ribs. ...Read more

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When i cough or take a deep breathe i get a pain in my left side below my rib cage what does this mean?

When i cough or take a deep breathe i get a pain in my left side below my rib cage what does this mean?

Chest pain...: This could be a musculoskeletal pain that happens after a workout or a sudden movement . If this is associated with a cough, shortness of breath or fever, i would recommend having a chest xray to exclude some lung diseases like pneumonia, pleural effusion...Etc. ...Read more

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I feel a pulsating pain at my left side below my rib cage. Its not very painful but irritating and comes at 30 seconds to 1 minute intervals.

Hmmmm: Not sure what this could be. The abdominal aorta can sometimes be felt in the abdomen, but is not normally painful. You should get an exam and show the doctor where the pain is, so they can examine you and possibly get an x-ray to assure there is nothing there more serious. Good luck. ...Read more

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Slight pain left side of back below rib cage spreading up to shoulders worse when standing and active deep breathing makes me cough and feels cold?

Tough: How long has problem occurred ? Could be many causes. Early shingles, spasms between ribs, irritation at rib/cartilage junction, something going on in lung base, somatic (muscles and connective tissue). You are going to need to get this one checked out. ...Read more